Tips to Make Laptop Battery Last Longer
Is your laptop dying after a couple hours of use? Most laptop batteries last 2-4 hours when in use and not being charged. Laptop battery time is dependent on a lot of things running on the computer and how you’ve setup energy and power modes. Here is a list of things that you can do on your laptop to make the battery last longer.
Increase Laptop Battery Life
Reduce monitor brightness – this will significantly extend your battery when in use
Keep battery fully charged before using it without power
Close apps that are not in use and running in the background
Turn off or hibernate when laptop is not being used
Use “Power Save Mode” to use less power when laptop is on
Use “Energy Saver” on MacOS or “Battery Performance Slider” on Windows
Check power and sleep settings
Keep out of extreme heat or cold – don’t leave in car
Remove screen savers
Sync emails less so system is not constantly checking for new messages
Purchase a battery backup
There could be other factors that are slowing down your laptop battery life. Call Desert Computer Solutions today at 602-295-5918 to learn more about our Phoenix laptop repair services or purchasing a refurbished laptop.