How to improve the life of your laptop battery after a charge

How to improve the life of your laptop battery after a charge

We all know that our gadgets are now part of our lives, and so this article’s aim is to help you with tricks on how to improve the life of your laptop battery after a charge. Offices are now mobile or should we say, we can now carry our offices everywhere because our laptops and smartphones allow us to do that, and as such these devices do sometimes run out of power at very inconvenient times. Let’s look at how you can improve the life of your laptop battery after a charge, in case you want to work from home and there is no electricity or perhaps your laptop is your source of entertainment.

Reduce Your Laptop Processing Power

This is the first on the list of How to save laptop battery power because it’s the most effective and it makes a great difference. In our research, we found a way of reducing the processing power of our machines, and this increased our battery life, though we all feel we need to fully utilize our processing power. Here we will show you how to do just that and you can also start to enjoy using your machine without worrying so much about power.

This works because processing power is one of the things that drain energy from our devices. Since energy can neither be created nor destroyed, some of the energy is also converted into heat energy and it’s just useless because it will eventually get dissipated into the atmosphere.

Just follow these 6 steps below.

Below are some of the steps you can take to reduce the processing power.

Reduce Screen Brightness

Reducing the brightness is one other “common way” to increase battery life. This is simply because of the screen lighting, the electrical energy converted into light energy is directly proportional to the energy drawn by the laptop.

Switch Off Wireless Communications

Wireless communications such as Bluetooth, Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi), and infrared also play a part, draining the battery for your laptop. If these are not in use, it’s wise to turn them off if possible.

Disable and Remove Unnecessary Processes and Peripherals

Some processes, apps, and peripherals are heavy and so they consume a lot of energy. It makes a lot of sense to switch them off in that case. This entails that every user needs to know their machine and the various processes and apps that are necessary for the running of their machine, and also be able to know how to switch them off.


We have tried all the methods mentioned above, but what we found to be the most effective method is the first option, where we reduced the processing power of our laptop. However, there is no one size fits all kind of solution when it comes to this matter, because we all have different needs when it comes to laptops, some need the processing power, and some do not need that much.

By reducing the processing power, we increased the battery life, and we could type a few documents, using Microsoft Office Word 2007, on a Lenovo T520.

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Tapiwa Theophylous Muriyamwe

A mechanical Technician by profession, Technology and business blogger. Interested also in Mathematics, Science and engineering. Web developer Graphics designer Digital marketer Electronics hobbyist IoT Fanatic

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