Need wall outlet to remain hot fulltime

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Old 05-07-20, 11:50 AM
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Need wall outlet to remain hot fulltime

Wall outlet in my bathroom (both top and bottom) turns on/off with switch. How do I make it where it is NOT operated with the switch? Wiring on outlet has two black wires on the RIGHT and two white wires on the LEFT. Switch has two wires, top is hot bottom is not (old wiring, unsure of colors); switch also operates the exhaust fan. Any help would be greatly appreciated. 😁
 
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Old 05-07-20, 12:05 PM
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What exactly does that wall switch control..... receptacle, fan and light(s) ?
On the switch....there are three wires. Are the two hot wires black and the switched one white ?

Since the receptacle has two cables..... with the all four wires on the receptacle.... there is not a good chance of making it always live.
 
 

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