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Make OneDrive continue syncing when Battery Saver Mode is turned on

You can make OneDrive continue syncing when Battery Saver Mode is turned on. If you cannot find the Automatically pause sync when this device is in the battery saver mode option in the OneDrive Settings, you can make use of this tutorial.

Let’s assume that you have a laptop with a poor battery. When you turn on the battery saver mode in your computer, OneDrive stops the synchronization automatically. At times, you might want to continue the synchronization. In such a case, you can follow this Registry Editor and the Local Group Policy Editor tweaks.

For your information, the first method works only when you include the OneDrive sync settings in the Local Group Policy Editor. Before using the Registry Editor method, don’t forget to create a System Restore point.

Make OneDrive continue syncing when Battery Saver Mode is turned on

To continue syncing OneDrive file when battery saver mode turned on, follow these steps-

You will have to open the Local Group Policy Editor on your computer. For that, search for gpedit.msc in the Taskbar search box, and click on Edit group policy in the search result. After opening it, navigate to the following path-

You will find a setting called Continue syncing when devices have battery saver mode turned on on your right-hand side. Double-click on it and select the Enabled option.

How to make OneDrive continue syncing when Battery Saver Mode is turned on

Then, click the Apply and OK buttons to save the change.

Prevent OneDrive from stopping synchronization when battery saver mode is turned on

To prevent OneDrive from stopping synchronization when battery saver mode is turned on, follow these steps-

Open the Registry Editor on your computer. For that, press Win+R to open the Run prompt, type regedit, and hit the Enter button. If the UAC prompt appears, click the Yes button.

After opening the Registry Editor, navigate to this path-

If you cannot find OneDrive, right-click on Microsoft > New > Key, and name it as OneDrive.

Double-click on DisablePauseOnBatterySaver, and set the Value data as 1. Click the OK button to save the change.

That’s all! Hope this simple tutorial helps.

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