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t480 battery priority

2018-12-09, 2:40 AM

Hey all,


I already know Lenovo nerfed our ability to prioritize the removable battery ourselves through the lenovo software.


I was wondering what tricks you guys have to trick the lenovo firmware into favoring the removable.


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Re: t480 battery priority

2018-12-09, 4:49 AM

The only trick I have heard of that I beleive works (posted on one of the threads by another owner) is to buy a second external battery and swap it occassionally with the original external battery so that the external battery installed is always perceived to have had less use. In this case the current algorythms "favor" discharging the external battery first....


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