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Why is the HP Laptop plugged in but not charging? 

 September 23, 2021

By  Phil Borges

Is your HP laptop plugged in but not charging? If you are reading this, the answer is probably yes. For many people, their laptops are an essential part of their lives. They rely on them for work and entertainment needs. But what happens when you plug it in to charge and nothing happens? This can be quite frustrating! In this article, we will explore and go over a few common reasons why the HP laptop might be plugged in but not charging, as well as some possible solutions to fix the problem.

Why is the HP Laptop plugged in but not charging?

HP Windows 10 is an amazing operating system that has many features for users to take advantage of. With its best features, laptop owners may have sometimes ignored or missed an important aspect that can affect the battery life of their device.

A common issue people face with their laptops, especially HP laptops, is that they are plugged in but not charging. There are many different reasons for this problem to occur, and it can be due to a few simple fixes that anyone can do with little trouble.

If you want the best performance out of your laptop battery, one very important thing is to allow the battery to completely discharge once every so often before recharging again. The battery life has a limited number of charging cycles before it's going to be time for replacement, and many people mistake this as their laptop not holding a charge anymore. The best thing you can do is make sure your battery completely discharges every few weeks if possible.

When the HP laptop power adapter seems plugged in but isn't charging, there are some things you can do before doing anything drastic.

First, make sure that the cord is completely plugged in all the way into both your laptop and wall outlet. If everything seems okay there, then it's time to check if any of your power settings are off or different from what they should be.

Second, if everything seems fine, but your HP laptop still won't charge, it's probably time to check the battery. If you press down on your laptop and feel a "give," then that means the battery is most likely dead or dying. In this case, get yourself a replacement battery from HP.

If everything seems fine but still won't charge review of what we have mentioned above. Try going through each of them one by one to see where you may have gone wrong. If it's still not charging, then the chances are that something is going on with your laptop's motherboard.

What are some useful tips to extend a laptop's battery life?

A sign that the battery life of your laptop is depleted is when the laptop will be plugged in, but it's not charging. It's important to know how to extend the battery life of your laptop so you can avoid this issue.

  • There are different ways you can do to help your battery last longer, such as lowering the screen brightness and turning off WiFi or other unnecessary features that aren't being used.
  • If you're working with important information, use power-saving modes, which turn off all nonessential functionality, including background tasks running in the operating system and wireless radios.
  • Make sure that you are using the proper power adapter for your laptop, in addition to using the power cord that came with it.
  • Update your laptop's OS to the newest version.
  • By eliminating or turning off programs you don't need, you can save electricity by reducing the number of applications running in the background.

What to do if the HP Laptop is no longer charging at all?

If you have tried everything and it's still not working, your laptop may have a hardware or software issue that needs servicing. You should contact HP customer support or take it to an authorized service provider immediately so they can fix the problem.

In conclusion, if your laptop's battery life is not as long as it was when you first bought the device, these problems may be affecting its performance. Either way, troubleshooting, and fixing will require a little patience but can save you money in the future by preventing an unplanned purchase of new hardware or pricey repairs.

The signs for when to change your laptop battery are if it will no longer charge or hold a charge at all, the laptop is running slower than usual, and you need to recharge more often, or it can run down rather quickly while in use. At this point, changing the battery would be wise to do so that you can continue to use your laptop for as long as possible.

About the author

Hi, I'm Phil Borges.. thanks for reading.. My wife says I can't shut up about batteries so to save my marriage I've started this blog .. where I'd be ranting about batteries! Please leave a comment if you have any questions, I'm happy to help!

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