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danish_jpr
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Ideapad z500 energy management how to lock battery at 60 % charge

Hi, I have updated my laptop z500 with the latest energy management software from lenovo. I am mostly using my laptop on AC charging. I have read in some forum topics that we can lock the battery at 60 percent charge and then use the laptop on AC power. I am not able to find the options in my version. Please, let me know the steps to do so. By the was I am running on Win 8.

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Re: Ideapad z500 energy management how to lock battery at 60 % charge

hi danish_jpr,

 

Can you try to:

1. Open Lenovo Energy Management on the system notification area and set battery status to "Optimized Battery Health"

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2. Use the computer just with the battery and drain it up to 10% or until the system goes to sleep/hibernate. When the unit turns off or reaches 10% battery life, plug the AC adapter and observe the battery status (the charge should now be halted at 60%).

 

 

Regards



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