Surely one of us would like our laptop to work continuously for many days without having to charge the battery, but today's battery technology is not really appreciated, especially in terms of time. use. So many people have come up with a way to charge and use it for fire fighting.
But should we just charge and use it? Did you know how to use your laptop battery properly? Notes on using laptop battery? The following article will answer those questions.
Should I just charge and use my laptop?
First, list some of the reasons that most users now use both charging and using laptops.
+ Due to the need to use: Maybe because the work required to work with the laptop for a long time leading to the situation that your laptop battery can not meet, so you have to just charge and use it, need to wait for the charger The battery is then used.
+ Due to the habit of "ingrained into the blood": there are people who use PC, but PC uses electricity directly, so they don't have to worry much. Now when they switch to laptops, they will think of laptops as PCs, and so they plug in the charger constantly for the device.
+ Because thinking of constantly charging the battery will not be bottled: because most laptops today are integrated switches, when the battery is fully charged, the laptop will switch to using direct power. So some people have been charging indifferently without fear of being affected.
+ Because the battery of the laptop is damaged but not enough money to replace: Because in the long-term use of some people, the battery has been used, 15p is "remote", a few unfortunate people to the battery level broken. They have accepted constant charging to use direct power instead of batteries instead of costly replacement batteries.
So back to the main topic, should we just charge and use the laptop? The answer is true if your laptop is equipped with Li-ion or Li-Po, today's modern battery technologies. If a few years ago, Ni-Cad battery technology (Nickel_Cadimi) on a laptop is not as modern as it is now, it is taboo to charge and use it.
But with today's Li-ion or Li-Po battery technology, this is no longer true, it will automatically disconnect the power supply if the battery is full, it will automatically disconnect the power, and the batteries in the laptop. today are equipped with a switch that selects the appropriate power supply between power use or laptop battery use. When the battery is full, the device will switch to using direct power.
So just charging and using battery bottle or battery damage is no longer true today. However, it should be noted that the high temperature during laptop use may affect the laptop's battery life, even if the direct power that the laptop is using can cause your laptop to shut down. Suddenly, taking a long time to reboot, maybe even damage the chip, the laptop's mainboard and hard drive may be damaged.
Instructions on how to use laptop battery properly do not suffer from battery bottles
So we already know that just charging and using a laptop will not harm the battery, but do not rush to celebrate, there will be "dangers lurking" laptop batteries, and those "dangerous" can come from Your own laptop battery misuse habits. Here are the ways to use laptop batteries exactly as you might need.
For new laptops purchased
It is not necessary to charge 3 times 8 hours as advice from sellers, because today's battery technology is modern, the battery condition is not much, so you do not need to charge 3 times 8 hours, If you listen to it, it doesn't matter if the battery doesn't affect the battery, but you will definitely feel inhibited by buying a laptop to just want to use it, your free time does not wait 8 hours.
+ Be carefree to plug in the charger whenever you want, do not fear battery bottles, are in the process of working but the battery is "remote" in the middle of it is worrying.
+ How to plug the charger in accordance with the advice of experts, that you should plug one end of the charger cord into the laptop first, then plug the other end into the socket
+ Do not charge the laptop battery in humid places or high temperatures to avoid explosion, do not charge or use the laptop on the mattress easy to heat up, affecting battery life.
+ Agree that you should plug the charger when necessary, but do not let the laptop power down or below 5% and then charge, this is not good for the battery. Therefore, you should charge the battery when the battery capacity is 10% or more.
+ Clean your laptop regularly because dirt easily traces into the contact points between the battery and laptop causing battery status at charging or unplugging the charger, the laptop turns off the power. So regularly clean your laptop yourself if your battery can be removed, or you can go to repair centers because they clean.
+ Do not use other brands' chargers or charging without quality assurance, this may damage your laptop battery or explosion if the power supply is not suitable for the device. Manufacturers have tweaked the charger that came with the device, so use the charger that came with the device.
When the battery is full
+ You can unplug the charger or continue to plug in the charger as you like, the device will automatically understand if you unplug the charger to use energy from the battery or continue to plug in the charger, it will disconnect the charging power. Go to the battery and use the power source directly.
+ Some manufacturers encourage users to plug in charger to increase laptop performance, improve user experience. So if the laptop is full of batteries but at the same time you want to use the machine, just leave it charged to make the job more smooth.
+ You do not need to worry that plugging in the charger continuously will cause damage to the battery, the heat coming from the internal components and the task of the radiator fan is to fix this so be assured.
Things to keep in mind for efficient use of laptop batteries
So after you have the way to use the battery, you also need to add some notes below to use your laptop battery effectively.
+ When you see the sign of the battery bottle, check it yourself by software. After a long time of use, it is impossible to avoid battery case, right now you should check and replace the battery to avoid affecting your work or study process. Here's how to check.
Step 1: Press Window + R key combination, enter cmd
Step 2: When the black window appears, enter powercfg / batteryreport then Enter, then If you see the "Battery life report saved to C: …" line, that is the initial success.
Step 3: After that, you access the file according to the path C: UsersUSERbattery-report.html, then it will access the browser and display the information as shown below. Notice the two words Design Capacity and Full Charge Capacity under the Installed batteries section.
To know how much of your battery has a bottle, you calculate the following formula:
100 – (Full Charge Capacity / Design Capacity) * 100
For example: 100 – (40704/45000) * 100 = 9.46%
So, if this percentage is higher, your battery will get worse, if the difference is greater than 10000mWh then you should replace your battery to improve performance.
+ You may consider using specialized bags or backpacks for laptops to avoid situations where you drop or bump hard, causing the laptop to break down the internal components, including batteries. You should choose a number of hand or backpack models with resistance to force, friction, high mobility, as well as waterproof when it comes to rain instead of choosing a nice appearance.
+ The heat sink for your laptop is also a bad choice in improving the performance of your device and increasing your battery life because the temperature is the enemy of the battery. There are many types of heat sinks on the market today, so you have to choose wisely to avoid money loss.
+ Do what you do, don't dine right next to your laptop, unfortunately there are cases where you accidentally drop food or danger rather than spilling water on your computer, that's very bad because no only damage each battery that you "go to life" with the laptop, pay attention not to eat when you're working with your laptop, if you want to eat, keep your distance from the laptop.
Hope the last article with the instructions on using laptop batteries, answering common questions about batteries as well as notes in the process of using the battery will help you somewhat when using your laptop as well as help You have certain knowledge about the battery of a laptop to avoid bad cases.