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Custom battery charge threshold recommendation setting

2018-02-25, 1:54 AM

Hi, this is the first that I use the Lenovo laptop. I found out a very useful function is "Battery Charge Threshold" which many users talk about it in Lenovo Vantage. But I have a question that does anybody have any idea about the recommendation of  Battery Charge Threshold setting values. 

 

Thanks in advance.

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Re: Custom battery charge threshold recommendation setting

2018-02-26, 3:13 AM

Welcome to the forum.

 

To extend the life of your battery set the Stop Charging threshold to 60% to 65% and the Start Recharging threshold to at least 40%. This works well when the ThinkPad runs off AC mains most of the time.

 

If that doesn't give you enough usage time on a battery charge then set the Stop threshold as high as 80%  and the Start threshold to at least 20%.

 

Keep in mind that all batteries do deteriorate with time. There are no settings that will make your battery last forever.


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Re: Custom battery charge threshold recommendation setting

2018-03-07, 20:34 PM

A little more info would help, like what model and how you use the machine.  


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Re:Custom battery charge threshold recommendation setting

2020-08-15, 21:26 PM

Hi there, Im using lenovo T460 with battery threshold set at 40-50 as per the reference to this (https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/ht078208/) to maximize the battery life.  

My question is how frequently we should perform the full charge of the battery if we always use the laptop on Ac power?

Guide the same for battery gauge reset as well.

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Re:Custom battery charge threshold recommendation setting

2020-11-02, 22:32 PM

I have reported that Lenovo Vandege stoped working för battery saving in august!
Have removed all tracks in regedit after uninstall, reboot and installed again! 

Same problem - load my battery full 100% all the time I start my YOGA 910

Will this failure kill my battery?

 

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Re:Custom battery charge threshold recommendation setting

2020-11-05, 22:00 PM
The same is happening to me. When I change the setting in Vantage it reverts to "off" for battery charge threshold within seconds of me toggling it to "on". I did allow the battery to drain below the threshold value as directed but it still doesn't stick
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Re:Custom battery charge threshold recommendation setting

2020-11-06, 17:52 PM

I also have similar issue about my thinkpad x1 carbon 7th gen. when enable battery charge threshold function, i set up 60% to 80%. normally, it will charge to 80 and will decrease to 60. 

but my laptop is still pending 80% all the time and not decreasing to 60%. i already changed another different percentage level. still face same error. how should i do? this is software or hardware error. When disable battery threshold function, battery is working as well. please suggest me. because i have remain warranty. if related with hardware, i can claim before deadline. i worry that this will be motherboard error. please suggest me.

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Re:Custom battery charge threshold recommendation setting

2020-11-23, 14:06 PM

Hi, after having the same issue with the threshold setting turning itself off after a few seconds, I have discovered that to get it to stay on you need to enable it in a different way.

 

If you click on the battery icon on the taskbar, and then enable the Battery charge threshold by clicking on the appropriate button, (another battery icon) then it turns on and stays on.

You can then set your thresholds within Lenovo Vantage.

 

Hope this helps anyone having the same issue.

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Re:Custom battery charge threshold recommendation setting

2020-11-24, 18:04 PM

ELT, thanks for your suggestion, as I have the same problem as you. However, when I click on the Battery icon, and then select "Settings" the only option I get is for "Battery Saver" which can turn off various battery guzzlers when the battery drops below a certain level.

 

Am I missing something? I tried both a left/regular click and a right-click on the battery icon.

 

Thanks for any suggestions you might have.

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Re:Custom battery charge threshold recommendation setting

2020-11-24, 21:11 PM

when I click on the Battery icon, and then select "Settings" the only option I get is for "Battery Saver" which can turn off various battery guzzlers when the battery drops below a certain level.

 

Am I missing something?

 

What model is your system? 

 

The conservation mode feature and how it works varies from model to model. Some don't have the feature at all. Others have hardcoded thresholds. And others still allow custom thresholds.


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