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Instant-on and energy-saving power modes on Xbox One

Your Xbox can go into one of two power modes when you’re not using it. Instant-on has more features; energy-saving uses less energy. To change modes, press the Xbox button  to open the guide, then select System > Settings > Power & startup > Power mode & startup.

With instant-on, your Xbox can:

  • Start up faster.
  • Wake up with your voice (where available).
  • Go straight to TV when you start up.
  • Turn TV and cable or satellite box on with your console.

With energy-saving, your Xbox will:

  • Save power.
  • Start up slower.

To individually turn on storage, wake with voice, and start with TV instead of Home, choose Instant-on and then choose the options you want. To change TV power options, press the Xbox button  to open the guide, select System > Settings > TV & OneGuide > Device control, and then select Device power options.

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