Windows 8.1 - Set an alarm for low battery level

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Windows 8.1 - Set an alarm for low battery level

Configure Windows 8.1 to play a sound when your laptop is reaching a low or critical battery level.


As a first step, we will define the battery percentage for each level.
  • Go to the Control Panel > Power Options.
  • Select a power plan and click on Change plan settings.
  • Click Change advanced power settings.
  • Expand the Critical battery level entry and set the percentage.
  • Expand the Low battery level bold> entry and set the percentage.

To set the alarm.
  • Go to the Control Panel > Sound.
  • Click on the <bold>Sound tab
  • Select the Critical Battery Alarm event.
  • Click on the Sounds menu and select "Windows Battery Critical.wav" or any other sound.
  • Repeat the operation for the Low Battery Alarm event.
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