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About energy-saving and instant-on power modes

You can configure your Xbox One console to use either instant-on power mode or energy-saving power mode, depending on your preference.

Instant-on

When you’re set to instant-on, you’re able to:

  • Start up faster
  • Wake with your voice (where available)
  • Turn TV and cable or satellite on with your console

To change this setting:

  1. Press the Xbox button  to open the guide.
  2. Select Settings > All settings.
  3. Select Power & startup > Power mode & startup. Select Power mode to change the setting.

Energy-saving

In energy-saving power mode, your console is shut down to save energy. In this mode:

  • Your console takes 45 seconds to start up.
  • You must press the Xbox button  to start the console.

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