Dell Monitor Entering Power Save Mode Fixed!

Recently during using my desktop, the dell monitor started showing the notification “entering power save mode”. This is an annoying issue, I googled and found that many other people were also facing this issue. I restarted my desktop, but again it started going into the power save mode. After trying many times I contacted the dell team and researched online. I found some solution that helped to get my dell monitor out of the power save mode.

What is power save mode?

If you are not sure, what is the power save mode on the dell monitor? Don’t worry, this is a feature that helps you in saving energy and extending your monitor life. Your dell monitor will enter the power-saving mode if you have not used it for some time. But some users faced issues getting their dell monitor out of the power save mode. Their dell monitor was stuck in power save mode, standby mode. In this post, we’re going to explain how to get your dell monitor out of the power saver mode.

How to get the dell monitor out of power save mode

Restart Your System

To fix the dell monitor stuck in mode problem, you can try the power cycle of your dell monitor. To power cycle, your dell monitor and desktop follow the steps below.

  1. Press and hold the power button on the laptop or CPU. Once the laptop or CPU is turned off release the button.
  2. Now unplug the CPU from the wall.
  3. Unplug the HDMI cable connecting your dell monitor and pc.
  4. Unplug your dell monitor from the wall.
  5. Wait for 10-15 minutes.
  6. Plug in your monitor and connect it to your pc.

Now check if the dell monitor entering power save mode issue is fixed.

Check Your Connection

If the VGA cable is not connected properly to the CPU, then your dell monitor can enter the power-saving mode. Check that the VGA cable is connected properly to the CPU. Remove the VGA cable from the CPU and reconnect it properly.

If the dell monitor is still saying entering power saving mode, change the port. Remove the VGA cable from the current port and connect it to the other port. Now after changing the port you’ll see that your dell monitor will get out of the power save mode.

If you are still not sure, then try changing the VGA cable. This can help in fixing the dell monitor stuck in power saver mode.

Disable Select USB Suspension Feature in Windows 10

USB selective suspend feature disables a single port so that it will not affect the other ports. It disables the other ports and helps in saving energy. You can disable this feature by following the steps below.

  1. Go to the control panel.
  2. Click on the hardware and sound option.
  3. Select the power option.
  4. Click on change plan settings and click on change advanced power settings.
  5. Click on USB settings.
  6. Now click on USB selective settings.
  7. Now select it as disabled.
  8. Restart your pc.

After restarting your pc check if the dell monitor power saving mode is fixed or not.

Clean Moisture From RAM

Many dell monitors reported that they were able to fix dell monitor saving mode issue by cleaning the ram in their CPU. This can help in fixing the dell monitor stuck on entering power saving mode. Follow the steps below.

  1. Open the CPU.
  2. Remove the RAM properly from the motherboard.
  3. Use a dry cloth to clean the moisture from the RAM.
  4. Place the ram in its place.
  5. Now turn on your computer.

Or

If you two memory stick on your pc then,

  1. Remove one ram stick from the cpu.
  2. Turn on your computer, now check if the dell monitor stuck in power-saving mode is fixed.
  3. If yes, then replace the faulty memory stick with new one.

Now the dell monitor will get out the power saving mode issue.

Reinsert the CMOS Battery

If the CMOS is not properly placed or not working, then you can see that dell monitor is stuck in power saving mode. To fix this issue you can reinsert the CMOS battery to the motherboard.

  1. Open your cpu.
  2. Carefully remove the CMOS battery from the mother board.
  3. Now clean the battery.
  4. Place it carefully to the motherboard of your cpu.
  5. Now check if the dell monitor stuck in power saving mode is fixed.
change the cmos battery

If you are still facing this problem, then note the specification of the CMOS battery. Now replace it with the new CMOS battery with same specification. This will fix the dell monitor entering power saving mode issue.

Change the Power Settings

If your dell monitor is still stuck in power saving mode, then changing power settings can help you. To change the power option you can follow the steps below.

  1. Open the control panel.
  2. Select hardware and sound option.
  3. Click on edit plan settings.
  4. Now change the “turn off the display” option to never.
  5. Also change the “put the computer to sleep” option to never.
  6. Now save changes.
  7. Restart your pc.

Now your dell monitor will get out of the power saving mode.

Contact Dell

If your dell monitor is still saying entering power saving mode, then contact dell team. If there is a hardware issue, then contacting dell team can help in fixing this problem.

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