How To Put Xbox 1 In Rest Mode?

How to Put Xbox 1 in Rest Mode?

by Alex Noah — 1 year ago in Review 2 min. read

On Xbox 1 Instant-option is available. And thus, you can start up in one second. When we keep Xbox 1 in rest mode you can start the game in one second by enabling the Instant-on option. Keeping your Xbox 1 in standby mode can help restart the game faster. And it is really helpful for saving energy. And keeping in rest mode can save you time and you don’t need to frustrate anymore. In this article, you can see how you can put your Xbox 1 in rest mode.

Step 1: Go to the Guide

Open your Xbox 1 and then go to the guide option under the controller.

Step 2: System

After you click on the guide option, go to the system option under that and then click on the settings option.

Step 3: Power and Startup

After you click on the settings option you get some other option. From those click on Power & startup option.

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Step 4: Power Mode

After you click on power options you have to highlight the power mode and press A on your controller.

Step 5: Instant On

Now you get two options: ‘instant-on’ and ‘Energy-saving’. From these two options click on Instant to enable the rest mode.

Frequently Asked Questions:

1. Can I leave Xbox one on all night?

Yes, it is possible to keep your Xbox 1 on all night. There is no specific time period to stay on. But you have to keep in mind that the longer period you keep your Xbox 1 on that greeted amount of energy it will be using. So turn off all unnecessary features that are turned on to save energy.

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2. What does the stand-by mode do on Xbox?

The standby mode gets activated by the Instant-on option. When you activate the Instant-on option your Xbox can stand by mode without getting shut down completely.

3. Which Xbox sleep mode is best?

It is best to stick on to the energy-saving mode this can let us resume the game instantly. The Xbox series X has energy saving mode that can save more money.

4. Is standby mode the same as Instant-on?

No, they are not the same thing. Keeping in standby mode means it is kept in low-power mode, it can be turned on with a press of a button. And Instant-on menu means the system is already in the awake situation and can be used at any time.

5. Why my Xbox 1 is slow?

This can be due to a lack of storage space. If you use your Xbox with full memory or nearly full memory it can affect the performance of your Xbox. Thus it may start to be slow.


By now you know how you can put your Xbox 1 to rest mode. Keeping the Instant-on option enabled can keep your Xbox 1 in a standby position. When you keep the Xbox in rest mode it won’t be turned off when it is not in use instead it will turn on within seconds. By keeping your Xbox in rest mode you can save energy when they are not in use.

Alex Noah

Alex is senior editor of The Next Tech. He studied International Communication Management at the Hague University of Applied Sciences.

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