How To Change Xbox One Power Settings

November 2016

This guide will teach you how to configure your Xbox One console to automatically shut down after an extended period of inactivity. The procedure is simple and straightforward.

Configure Auto Shutdown Settings for the Xbox One

Press the Menu key of the controller, and then go to Settings > Power & startup > Turn off after. Select one of the following options: 1 hour of inactivity, 6 hours of inactivity, or Don't turn off automatically.

You can also configure the Xbox One to turn off your TV in the process. For more information, please read our article on Auto Turn ON/OFF Your TV.

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