Tips For Maintaining Your Laptop Battery

Laptop battery is one of the most important  parts of every Laptop PC because without it,  your laptop is like a dead wood.

 The issue  of laptop and its battery is not a new thing to  our ears anymore but that notwithstanding,  many people still find it very hard to apply at  least the basic principles in other to maintain  and prolong the lifespan of their laptop battery  leading to this helpful article you are reading  right now.  


  Disable All Processes And Apps You  Aren't Using At The Moment  Disabling apps that are silently running in the  system background is the first step to  prolonging your laptops battery life. Do you  know that there are many apps that secretly  run in your system background when you are  doing other things?

 Some of this apps are  your recently run apps or processes that you  did not close effectively; they pin their self  within your PC and start draining your battery.  Some of the apps that normally do this are  your cloud storage apps, for example, Google  drive, Dropbox and its associates.

The  annoying thing is that most time this apps are  running, you find out that you don't really  need them at that point in time making it  unnecessary to run them.  To see all your background processes and  apps, you need to open your system's task  manager In the task manager, you will see a  list of all your apps both system apps and  ordinary apps and the percentage of space or  memory the are eating up from your  computer.

 NOTE: Don't disable any system app!  To open the task manager and disable any  background app;

) Disable All Ports And Connections That  You Aren't Using  For instance, your WiFi and Bluetooth  consumes reasonable amount of your battery  life when they are left switched on because  the contentiously search for an open network  which definitely requires power from the  laptop battery.

Also if there is any external  device plugged into your USB port, kindly  unplug it if you are not using it because it is  as well drawing power from your laptop  battery.  To disable your wireless connections like  Bluetooth and WiFi connections  The battery saving mode feature is pre-  installed in all laptops.

The manufacturers  knowing the importance of battery saving,  integrates this feature to enable the laptop to  perform some battery saving operations  automatically whenever this mode is activated  in your system. It usually save your battery  according to the available power.

 For  example, if your laptop is plugged in the  power socket, the battery saving mode will  automatically give you all the nice features in  the laptop like increasing the screen  brightness, keyboard light, background apps,  processor speed, to mention but a few but  whenever the laptop is unplugged or is  running on battery, these features  automatically reduce and you will physically  see yours laptops screen brightness darken.  This is the work of the battery saving feature  in your laptop.

However, you can add your  own customized saving options from the  saving features.  To activate battery saving mode follow these  steps below  .  It might surprise you to know that screen  brightness of light is the highest contributor  to laptop battery running down. You might not  know but for the fact you are reading this  article today, you are now aware so that is  why it is very important to reduce your  laptop's screen brightness to the lowest  minimum to save some battery juice.

 Multitasking in computers or Smartphones is  the process of running more than one apps or  software simultaneously; it is nice but as  usual, anything that has advantage equally has  a disadvantage and the main demerit of  multitasking is the manner in which it drains  laptop or phone's battery as the case maybe.  So if you really want to save battery, you  should consider minimizing your multitasking  actions. 

 System Clean Up  It is important to occasionally perform some  system clean ups like clearing your browser  cache, defragmenting your drive and  uninstalling apps that you are not really  making use of. This apps contributes to the  work load of your laptop. The more a laptop is  bombarded with works, the more power it  sucks from your battery that is why it is  necessary to reduce the load on your laptop.

There are some apps that can do this for you  if you don't want to do it from the system  settings. You can download Wise Care App. It  does it perfectly and the premium version can  even do it automatically depending on the  date and time you set it to perform the  cleaning action.

 Take Good Care Of Your Laptop Battery  You need to be monitoring your laptop battery.  occasionally bring it out and clean the iron  contacts with soft dry cotton. NOTE: avoid  anything that will cause shortcuiting.  Do not use your laptop on a heat absorbing  surface like a rug, foam, cushion etc, rather  use it on a smooth surface like plastic table,  wooden or glass platform.

In fact, anywhere  you know that will give enough space for air  to be going in and out from the laptop's  ventilation openings. This is because, over  heating, drastically reduces laptop's lifespan.

Upgrading your software and hardware  versions will surely go a long way in helping  curb the problem of fast battery draining this  is because most new software and hardware  are more efficient because of the latest  technology applied in them. They consume  less power unlike old components.  This is what i don't miss both on phone and  laptop. I always have a backup battery. Trust  me one day, it will save you from an  inconvenience

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