Time has changed and portable computers are now delivering desktops because of their high portability, high speed and light weight. In addition to the desktop, laptop performance is directly related to the battery. There are two common mistakes people have when using laptop battery. The first one leaves the battery in your laptop while using the adapter. When using the adapter, remove the battery to increase battery life. The second is to charge the battery, even if it is not completely dead. It is much better for the battery to fully drain before recharging it completely.
Have you ever been in the middle of a sales presentation or have you made a note in a classroom and the laptop battery is out of stock? The average fully charged laptop battery provides approximately 3 hours of power. To maximize and extend the battery life, follow these 9 laptop energy saver tips for each use.
- Set Power Management Options – Reduce the screen brightness, the brighter the screen, the more power it needs. You can also change how long your laptop should be inactive before going into sleep / standby / hibernation mode. There are different options for 1 minute never.
- Wireless Management – If Wi-Fi is not available or you do not need it, turn it off by removing the Wi-Fi card by turning off the settings or switching to airplane mode.
- Remove External Devices – Keep the USB card, memory card, or wireless mouse away. Even if they are not in use, only the battery is used when plugged in.
- One application at a time – It's not time for more tasks. The more applications you open, the more power you need. So, if you end up with an app, close it before you open the other one.
- Keep It Cool – Blocking fan ventilation on your laptop increases internal temperature rise, decreases efficiency and increases battery charge. A common mistake is to place your laptop on soft surfaces such as your lap. Although it's best to name it when it is placed on a hard surface. The laptop fan also produces dust, which can lead to an internal temperature rise. Therefore, clean the fan with compressed air every month.
- Keep it clean – Over time, dust and dirt can build up on the battery, which can reduce the performance of your laptop. Make a point to clean the battery connection with a cotton bullet and alcohol a few days.
- Avoid Using Adobe Flash – Battery Killer!
- Adding More Memory – If you add more RAM to your laptop, the programs can use memory instead of the hard drive.
- Hard Drive Defragmentation – Hard disk defragmentation allows your laptop to work as efficiently as possible. The defrag tool is located under the system tools and must be done every month.
Laptop batteries are expensive and should be replaced every 2-3 years; the decent battery average price is approximately $ 75. So, follow the battery's energy saver tips to get the most bangs. Do you have a tip on the list? Share a comment with them. Do you know any colleagues, students, or family members who consider these tips useful? Become a superstar and pass the blog with them.