Laptop Charging Issues and How to Fix Them

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When the battery level on your laptop falls below 20%, it’s time to pull out the charger and plug it in. But what if the laptop isn’t charging while it’s plugged in?

In this post, we’ll show you how to fix charging problems on your laptop, even if the charger is plugged in and the laptop isn’t charging. This way, you can quickly fix the problem on your own.

Recheck the connection

Before proceeding, ensure that the charger is firmly attached to your laptop. People tend to make this mistake when they are in a hurry.

First check if your laptop charger is connected to the laptop. Then, check if the adapter is properly placed inside the socket and that the socket is working properly.

Take out the battery

If the laptop is plugged in but not charging, the battery could be the problem.

Remove it and press (and hold) the power button for around 15 seconds. This will deplete your laptop’s remaining battery power.

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Then connect the laptop power cable and turn the device on. While you’re at it, make sure the laptop battery isn’t being utilized.

This will help you check whether the power adapter is working properly or not.  Your power adapter is working fine if the laptop boots perfectly. This means your battery is at fault.

Replace the battery!

This solution is also available for Mac users. However, your laptop (like other Macs) could not have a visible battery box at the bottom. In this situation, you’ll need to figure out how to open the laptop safely and remove the battery.


Use up-to-date drivers.

If the problem isn’t with the battery, it could be with the drivers.

  • To restart, press the Windows key and select Control Panel.
  • Choose Hardware and Sound.
  • Select Device Manager from the Devices and Printers menu.
  • Choose Batteries.
  • Go to the Microsoft power adapter first. Right click and select Update Driver Software.
  • Go to the Microsoft ACPI Compliant Management Method Farm. Select Update Driver Software from the context menu.
  • When the updates are finished, restart your laptop and plug in the charger. Everything should be ok now.
  • Otherwise, visit the manufacturer’s website to download the drivers. Make sure to visit the official website and download the most recent drivers.

Examine your power and sleep settings.

The issue could potentially be due to your power preferences. Here’s how to put it to the test on your Windows 10 device.

  • Launch Settings by using the Windows key.
  • Choose System.
  • And then select the Power & Sleep category.
  • Open Advanced Power Options from the Related Options menu.
  • Change plan settings is the option there.
  • Click “Save Changes” to apply the changes to the settings.

You can also access it if you have a Mac. To begin, navigate to System Preferences and select Power Saver.

Set the appropriate options there.

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Seek outside assistance

If none of the aforementioned options worked, it’s time to seek professional assistance. Inform them of your problem, and be sure to mention the model number of your laptop.

This is most likely a hardware issue at this time. Either the laptop’s power adapter is faulty or the computer’s power port has stopped working. In some cases, the defects lie with the motherboard.

We provide repair service for popular laptop brands from Sony, Acer, MacBook, Hp and more. Get it touch with us to fix any problems related to your laptop.

The issue could be specific to your laptop. Our knowledgeable technical experts will be able to assist you. Simply come to our laptop repair shop.

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