How to add / remove "Networking connectivity in Standby" from Power Options in Windows 10

How to add / remove "Networking connectivity in Standby" from Power Options in Windows 10

Modern Standby system can be connected or disconnected to WiFi or wireless local area network (WLAN) while in standby. This behavior is determined by the hardware and / or by the configuration.

Installing Network connectivity in Standby under Power Options

The Network connectivity in Standby setting in Power Options allows users to specify Enable – enable (default), Disable – disable, or Managed by Windows – to let Windows manage the state of network connectivity in Standby mode.

  • Disable – The system will disconnect from the network when the device is in sleep mode and using the battery (standby).
  • Enable – The system will maintain connection to the network when the device is in sleep mode and using battery (standby).
  • Managed by Windows – Only important applications that have been used recently are allowed to maintain access to the network. Designated important applications include:
    • Any application that the user sets to Allow to run background tasks
    • All VOIP applications

This guide will show you how to add or remove Networking connectivity in Standby installation in Power Options for all users in Windows 10.

Note:

You must be logged in as admin to add or remove this setting in Power Options.

Installing Network connectivity in Standby under Power Options

Adds or removes “Networking connectivity in Standby” from Power Options in Windows 10

1. Open Command Prompt as administrator.

2. Enter the command below that you want to use into the Command Prompt and press Enter.

(Add Networking connectivity in Standby to Power Options )

powercfg -attributes F15576E8-98B7-4186-B944-EAFA664402D9 -ATTRIB_HIDE

Or:

(Remove Networking connectivity in Standby from Power Options – default)

powercfg -attributes F15576E8-98B7-4186-B944-EAFA664402D9 +ATTRIB_HIDE

3. Now, you can close the Command Prompt if you want.

See more:

  • How to add / remove “Allow wake timers” from Power Options in Windows 10
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