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Can you use a new laptop right away?
After purchasing a new laptop computer or battery for your laptop, we recommend the battery be charged for no less than 24-hours. A 24-hour charge makes sure the battery is full and helps with the battery’s life expectancy. Once it is fully charged, you should not discharge it fully, if possible.
How many hours should we charge a new laptop?
When you buy a new laptop, you’ll want to charge your battery for 24 hours to make sure that it gets a full charge on its first go. Giving your battery a complete charge during its first charge will prolong its life.
Should I charge my laptop before first use?
“Your first charge is always your most important charge. When you buy a new laptop, you’ll want to charge your battery for 24 hours to make sure that it gets a full charge on its first go. Giving your battery a complete charge during its first charge will prolong its life.”
What to do if your laptop is plugged in but not charging?
Sometimes messing with the power settings can cause your laptop display the message plugged in but not charging. Normally your computer should be able to switch from the different power modes, saving mode, high perfomance mode and balanced without affecting the battery.
Is it bad to use a laptop while charging?
*There is a difference in damaging the battery and battery wear. Yes, leaving the battery in and charging while using the laptop, especially when the battery is fully charged, will reduce the life of the battery. This is not damaging the battery, only produces wear on the battery.
How do I properly charge my laptop?
Plug the power adapter in to the laptop and to a wall outlet, but do not turn on the power to the laptop. 3. Let the battery charge up overnight with the laptop turned off. 4. Once the battery is fully charged, leave the laptop powered on under battery power only until the battery runs down completely.
Why does my laptop say plugged in not charging?
If your laptop indicates that it’s plugged in but the battery isn’t charging, this could indicate a problem with the AC adaptor . Some adaptors have a light that comes on when they’re charging a laptop, so if you can’t see this, no power is coming through the adaptor.