Power management device policy

The Power management device policy lets you control how Chrome OS devices respond to idle periods when using AC or battery power.

To add or configure this policy, go to Configure > Device Policies. For more information, see Device policies.

Chrome OS settings

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The following settings appear for both AC and Battery.

  • Idle delay: The length of time without user input before taking the idle action. Specify in minutes. Default for AC is 60 minutes. Default for Battery is 10 minutes.
  • Idle warning delay: The length of time without user input before showing a warning dialog. Specify in minutes. Default for AC is 58 minutes. Default for Battery is 8 minutes. (2 minutes before the Idle delay action starts).
  • Screen dim delay: The length of time without user input before dimming the screen. Specify in minutes. Default for AC is 3 minutes. Default for Battery is 1 minute.
  • Screen off delay: The length of time without user input before turning off the screen. Specify in minutes. Default for AC is 10 minutes. Default for Battery is 3 minutes.
  • Idle action: Action to take after reaching the idle delay. Options are Suspend, Logout, Shutdown, Do Nothing. Default is Suspend.

Power management device policy

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