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Even the longest-lasting laptop batteries will die eventually. Here’s everything you need to know to maximize the amount of time between visits to the power outlet.

Here are a few tips to help increase the battery life of your laptop:

  1. Reduce screen brightness: Lowering the screen brightness can significantly reduce the amount of power your laptop uses.
  2. Close unnecessary programs and tabs: Running multiple programs and having multiple tabs open can drain your battery quickly. Close any programs or tabs that you’re not using.
  3. Adjust power settings: Most laptops have built-in power settings that allow you to adjust the performance and power usage of your device. Consider switching to a power-saving mode to extend your battery life.
  4. Disable Bluetooth and Wi-Fi when not in use: Keeping Bluetooth and Wi-Fi on when you’re not using them can drain your battery quickly. Turn them off when you’re not using them.
  5. Use a power-saving browser extension: Some web browsers have extensions that can help reduce power consumption.
  6. Keep your laptop cool: Overheating can cause your battery to drain more quickly. Make sure your laptop has proper ventilation and avoid using it on soft surfaces that can block the vents.
  7. Unplug USB devices: USB devices can continue to draw power from your laptop even when they’re not in use, so unplug them when you’re not using them.
  8. Keep your laptop updated: Make sure your laptop is running the latest software updates, as these can often include battery-saving optimizations.

By following these tips, you should be able to extend the battery life of your laptop and stay productive longer.


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