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¹isplaying battery charge
To view the percentage of remaining battery charge and the current power plan, place the mouse pointer over
the
Power
icon
.
Finding battery information in ¸P Support Assistant (select products only)
To access battery information:
1.
Type
support
in the taskbar search box, and then select the
¸P Support Assistant
app.
‒ or –
Select the question mark icon in the taskbar.
2.
Select
My PC
, select the
¹iagnostics and tools
tab, and then select
¸P Battery Check
. If HP Battery
Check indicates that your battery should be replaced, contact support.
HP Support Assistant provides the following tools and information about the battery:
HP Battery Check
Information about battery types, Ë·¸³Ƭ¸±²³RQËÄ life cycles, and capacity
Conserving battery power
To conserve battery power and maximize battery life:
Lower the brightness of the display.
Select the
Power saver
setting in Power Options.
Turn Rƫ wireless devices when you are not using them.
Disconnect unused external devices that are not plugged into an external power source, such as an
external hard drive connected to a USB port.
Stop, disable, or remove any external media cards that you are not using.
Before you leave your work, initiate Sleep or shut down the computer.
Identifying low battery levels
When a battery that is the sole power source for the computer reaches a low or critical battery level, the
following behavior occurs:
The battery light (select products only) indicates a low or critical battery level.
– or –
The Power icon
shows a low or critical battery QR²³Ƭ¸±²³RQµ
NOTE:
For additional information about the Power icon, see
Using the Power icon and Power Options
on page
30
.
¹unning on battery power
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