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Stop a Sync If the Computer Is Running On Battery

Set a Sync to Stop If the Laptop Runs On Battery

In this example, I’ll set a scheduled sync’s advanced settings. Use this guide as a reference to your situation.

  1. Open the Control Panel from the Start menu.
  2. Open Sync Center in the Control Panel.

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    Note: If Sync Center is not available, change View by to Large icons at the top right of the Control Panel.

  3. Select Offline Files and then click Schedule.

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  4. Check off the sync item(s) you want to schedule and then click Next.

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    Note: If you already have a sync schedule, click Create a new schedule.

  5. Select At a scheduled time.

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  6. Click More Options.

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  7. Check off The computer is no longer running on external power.

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  8. Click OK to move on to the remaining steps.