Add Reserve Battery Level to Power Options in Windows 10

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How to add Reserve Battery Level to Power Options in Windows 10

In Windows 10 you can add the "Reserve Battery Level" option to the Power Options applet of the classic Control Panel. It specifies a percentage of capacity when the reserve battery warning is shown to the user. It is a hidden option that is not visible by default.

The option Reserve Battery Level is available in Windows 7 and later versions of Windows.

You can add or remove it from Power Options using either a Registry tweak or powercfg. In this article, we will remove both methods.

To Reserve Battery Level to Power Options in Windows 10,

  1. Open an elevated command prompt.
  2. Add Type or copy-paste the following command:
    powercfg -attributes f3c5027d-cd16-4930-aa6b-90db844a8f00 -ATTRIB_HIDE.
  3. Reserve Battery Level is now available in the Power options applet.
  4. To undo the change, use the following command: powercfg -attributes f3c5027d-cd16-4930-aa6b-90db844a8f00 +ATTRIB_HIDE.

You are done. See the following screenshot: Reserve Battery Level added to Power Options.

Alternatively, you can apply a Registry tweak.

Add Reserve Battery Level to Power Options in Registry

  1. Open Registry Editor.
  2. Go to the following key:

    Tip: You can access any desired Registry key with one click.

  3. In the right pane, change the Attributes 32-bit DWORD value from 1 to 0. See the following screenshot:
  4. Once you make these changes, the setting will appear in Power Options.

You are done!

Note: To remove the option you added, set the data value of Attributes back to 1.

Tip: you can open advanced settings of a power plan directly in Windows 10.

To save your time, you can download these ready-to-use Registry files:

Download Registry Files

That's it.

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Author: Sergey Tkachenko

Sergey Tkachenko is a software developer who started Winaero back in 2011. On this blog, Sergey is writing about everything connected to Microsoft, Windows and popular software. Follow him on Telegram, Twitter, and YouTube.

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