Chrome OS typically puts your operating system in sleep mode when you close the lid. This can be problematic if you connect your laptop to an external monitor. To prevent your Chromebook from hibernating when you close the lid.
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Covering the laptop and storing it in your pocket can cause serious problems because air circulation is poor or the vents become clogged. Your laptop keeps on running, wastes the battery and can even overheat in your pocket. You must manually put your laptop into sleep mode or shut it down using the power button or power menu options instead of just closing the lid.
Also, i f You're using a Chromebook at At school or at work, you may not be able to change your sleep settings. Contact your system administrator for further assistance.
To change the default behavior of Chrome OS when the lid is closed, click the clock area to open the taskbar, and then click the Gear Settings.
. Scroll down and click "Power" in the device area.
Turn the switch next to "Hibernation with lid closed" to the "Off" position.
with the lid closed
Unlike Windows 10, Chrome There is no separate setting for the operating system when your laptop is connected. So if you normally only use your laptop at home but you want to use it on the go, you must always shut it down or put it in sleep mode when you put it in your pocket to avoid overheating.
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Close the window after making the changes. You do not have to save. this happens automatically.
You should now be able to close the lid of your laptop without hibernating. If you want to restore the default settings, go back to Settings> Power and turn it back on.