Article ID: 000054773 Content Type: Install & Setup Last Reviewed: 08/06/2021

Can Intel® NUC Mini PCs Start Automatically When a Power Source is Connected?

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Summary

This feature can be set up in BIOS through power settings.

Description

Can an Intel® NUC BIOS be set up such that when a power supply is connected to the unit, it will automatically start without having to press the power button?

Resolution

To set the Intel® NUC to power on whenever a power source is connected:

  1. Press F2 during boot to enter BIOS Setup.
  2. Go to the Power > Secondary Power Settings menu.
  3. Set the option for After Power Failure to Power On.
  4. Press F10 save changes and exit BIOS.
Note:With these settings, intentionally shutting down the system will result in the system staying powered down.

 

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