How to Stop Windows 10 From Turning Off Your Screen Automatically

Well, if you have been using Windows 10 for a while, you might know that the operating system turns off your screen after a period of inactivity. Microsoft does this thing to save your battery life on a laptop. Actually, you should turn off your Windows laptop screen if you are going to keep it idle for hours.

However, the problem arises while using a desktop computer. Since the desktop computer doesn’t work on batteries, users may want to disable the screen from turning off automatically. Some people would rather want to keep their computer screen on all the time.

To prevent the screen from turning off automatically, we don’t need to rely on any third-party app. We just need to access the Settings app of Windows 10 to stop the screen from turning off automatically.

Step 1. First of all, click on the Start button as shown below and select ‘Settings’

select 'Settings'

Step 2. On the Settings page, click on the ‘System’ option.

click on the 'System' option

Step 3. Under the System Page, select the ‘Power & Sleep’ option on the left pane.

select the 'Power & Sleep' option

Step 4. On the right pane, select ‘Never’ under the When plugged in, turn off after.

select 'Never' under the When plugged in, turn off after

Note: There are other ways to stop Windows 10 from turning off your screen. However, the method shared above seems to be the easiest one. Other method includes modifying the registry file, which is a little bit complicated.

That’s it! You are done. Now the Windows 10 screen will never turn off automatically. To turn off the screen, now you need to use the physical screen off button of your monitor.