Over 1 million tech questions and answers.

Lenovo Yoga 730 15' Battery Draining

Q: Lenovo Yoga 730 15' Battery Draining

Can someone please help me? I just got my new laptop today and the battery has drained 16% in less than an hour. Is this normal? I don't understand when the stats say the battery can last up to 11 hours why this battery is draining so quickly. Any help would be appreciated

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 200
Preferred Solution: Lenovo Yoga 730 15' Battery Draining

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

RELEVANCY SCORE 80.8

i bought my yoga in febuary 2018. Within the first few months the battery was draining. It has now gotten to the point where I cannot use my laptop unless it is plugged into its charger. It is currently under warrenty. Any ideas on what I should do next ?  

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 80.8

Have the Yoga-500 141BD laptop and the  battery is only holding 1.5hr charge and draining even when not being used

A:Yoga-500 Battery Draining

Hi,i've your same problem. My battery life is about 1,5 hour. Have you solved the problem? Best Regards

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 80

My Yoga 720-15IKB has recently started to completely drain the battery when the system is powered off. I will power the system down with a 100% charge, let it sit overnight, and then start the computer in the morning. The system boots up and the battery gauge initially reads 100%, but within a few minutes I get a low power warning and the PC shuts off automatically. This has just started happening, so I'm not sure if it is a software/BIOS update or if I have a faulty battery. Any help would be appreciated.

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 79.2

Hello! I have had my Thinkpad P40 Yoga laptop for a little over a year and had no issues until about a week or so ago. I will have the laptop fully charged when I start using it and then in less than an hour it will be dead, even though at the time I am only using the internet for simple things or using Microsoft Word/PowerPoint. It also is taking my battery much longer to get charged than it used to.  This seems to have been a sudden issue and I am not sure what could have caused it. Is there anything I can do to prolong my battery life? Has anyone else run into this issue? Thanks!Audrey

A:Thinkpad P40 Yoga Battery draining drastically

 Audrey: If you are running windows 10 you can go to:   SETTINGS --> BATTERY  -->  (click blue text link):  "See which apps are affecting your battery life" Perhaps you some application has gone screwy, or some newly installed/updated app. is running amock. 

Read other 2 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 79.2

Hello! I have had my Thinkpad P40 Yoga laptop for a little over a year and had no issues until about a week or so ago. I will have the laptop fully charged when I start using it and then in less than an hour it will be dead, even though at the time I am only using the internet for simple things or using Microsoft Word/PowerPoint. It also is taking my battery much longer to get charged than it used to.  This seems to have been a sudden issue and I am not sure what could have caused it. Is there anything I can do to prolong my battery life? Has anyone else run into this issue? Thanks!Audrey

A:Thinkpad P40 Yoga Battery draining drastically

 Audrey: If you are running windows 10 you can go to:   SETTINGS --> BATTERY  -->  (click blue text link):  "See which apps are affecting your battery life" Perhaps you some application has gone screwy, or some newly installed/updated app. is running amock. 

Read other 3 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 79.2

The main reason I bought the Yoga 12 is the claim that its battery will go for hours and hours on one charge. This machine is only a couple of months old and the battery drains from 100% to nothing in just a couple of hours.  I'm not doing anything battery-intensive. Using WordPerfect for work, Chrome browser for email and internet. Not downloading anything.  I would love a suggestion to fix this. Thanks.

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 79.2

The main reason I bought the Yoga 12 is the claim that its battery will go for hours and hours on one charge. This machine is only a couple of months old and the battery drains from 100% to nothing in just a couple of hours.  I'm not doing anything battery-intensive. Using WordPerfect for work, Chrome browser for email and internet. Not downloading anything.  I would love a suggestion to fix this. Thanks.

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 79.2

Has anyone noticed increased battery drain after BIOS update dated 3-13-16? I updated the BIOS and also reset the BIOS defaults and I am still seeing increased battery drain. Thanks!

A:Yoga 900 Battery Draining after BIOS 3-13-16 Updat...

Ok guys I think this is a Power Management issue. My battery meter is erratic goes from 100% to 92% then 89% in about 30 minutes. It never did this...any ideas? Thanks.

Read other 7 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 78.4

I recently bought a new battery to replace my old one, which was old and draining rather fast. However, this new battery only shows slight improvement. Are there any sorts of drivers I could install or anything I could do to fix my battery? My battery lasts for about 1-2 hours when I do everything i can to conserve battery. Sometimes, it drains 1% or 2% in less than a minute, which adds up quickly and kills my laptop fairly quickly. If anyone could help me, it would mean so much to me.

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 78.4

I have Lenovo Z51-70 laptop and its battery was giving backup of 2:30-3:00 hours, but now, the situation is worst, it drains out in just 20minutes or even less. The customer service is pathetic.I still have the additional warranty of 2 years but the technical assistant said that won't be covered. However, the warranty term reads:"Extended Warranty Agreement covers components installed in your Covered Product at the time of purchase, including the internal central processing unit, integrated hard disk drive, integrated optical drive, integrated keyboard, integrated pointing devices, integrated LCD screen, optional features installed by Lenovo at the time of purchase, and other components that Lenovo includes as a standard feature with the Covered Product."Isn't a battery standard product with any laptop? or, Lenovo just manufactures products to last for a year?I want my problem to be addressed by one of your competent assistants or, replace my battery as per the warranty terms.Awaiting a quick response.Thanks,Animesh ThakurMob: 8285910544  

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 78.4

I realise my previous message didnt have a good header to identify problem which is new ideapad 300 (bought in April last year) permanently used with adapter since. When i now come to use on battery it drains with in a couple of minutes. What do i need to do?

A:Lenovo ideapad 300 battery draining

Hi there, Piers ?
 
Thank you for writing in to the Lenovo Forum - happy to have you here today
 
Did you try calibrating the battery?
 
Also, you can also start by flushing out all static, remove battery and AC adaptor and hold down power button for about 20 seconds.
 
Update us how it goes.
 
 
 
 
Regards,
 
Tap that kudos button if I helped  If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"! 

Read other 2 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 78.4

I realise my previous message didnt have a good header to identify problem which is new ideapad 300 (bought in April last year) permanently used with adapter since. When i now come to use on battery it drains with in a couple of minutes. What do i need to do?

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 76.8

Hello together, I'm using a new Thinkpad L380 for about 4 weeks and have been experiencing battery drain issues when off since the first day.After all possible corrections found on this forum (Bios Update, Win10 QuickStart, Managment Foundation... and some more) it now comes down to a final observation:When I shut down the computer and the battery threshold in Lenovo Vantage is off, it will keep its charge for two or more days without loosing a single percent of battery charge.If I shut off the computer with battery threshold activated (e.g. after using it at a docking station), the charge will decrease by approx. 6% every 12 hours, so after a weekend without use more than 30% of the battery charge has disappeared. I was very surprised to find out, that this for sure is the only remaining issue, but I can repeat it over and over again and everytime I deactivate the battery threshold function, my battery will keep its charge when shut down. Is there any solution or improved Lenovo Vantage functionality (current is 4.12.13) known or to be expected to solve this issue? Thank you for any helpful reply

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 76.8

Hello together, I'm using a new Thinkpad L380 for about 4 weeks and have been experiencing battery drain issues when off since the first day.After all possible corrections found on this forum (Bios Update, Win10 QuickStart, Managment Foundation... and some more) it now comes down to a final observation:When I shut down the computer and the battery threshold in Lenovo Vantage is off, it will keep its charge for two or more days without loosing a single percent of battery charge.If I shut off the computer with battery threshold activated (e.g. after using it at a docking station), the charge will decrease by approx. 6% every 12 hours, so after a weekend without use more than 30% of the battery charge has disappeared. I was very surprised to find out, that this for sure is the only remaining issue, but I can repeat it over and over again and everytime I deactivate the battery threshold function, my battery will keep its charge when shut down. Is there any solution or improved Lenovo Vantage functionality (current is 4.12.13) known or to be expected to solve this issue? Thank you for any helpful reply

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 76.8

Hi. I got my custom order X280 In July with all features for office purposes and use it just 15 times since then. The battery was never drain in shutdown mode in the first days of use. I remember that after one week being off the battery had the same percentage of charge at restart in the first month of use. Since then whenever I start it I check in Vantage if there are updates and I made the necessary updates every time, Windows updates, System updates, Bios etc. By about two weeks I noticed the battery is discharging between 6 and 8 percent overnight which is quite frustrating and annoying for a three month product. Something happened which consume the power overnight when is turned off. If they are Lenovo employees on the forum please advise me what to do. I would like to know is there is a warranty defect, something that can be fixed by the following updates or something that I can personally change in order everything come back to normal. PS. I have the USB ON disabled from Vantage Thank you.

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 66.8

hello, Ive had the yoga 900s for over a year, and in the last few weeks, suddenly my battery is acting out. I can charge to 100% and it works fine until around 20% when it suddenly shuts off with no warning. I concect the charger, and turn it on - the battery gauge always states 0%.  why did this start happening - is ther something I can do, or do I need to get it to a lenovo center? thanks,Nir

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 66.8

The battery status toggles between not charging, not used, and unauthorized battery after it was calibrated using one key. Before that, the battery was working perfectly, lasting close to 5 hours. Now the laptop shuts off when unplugged and the battery status is constantly changing. I've had this laptop for approximately a year now and it was unused and left in an unopened box for the first 8 months. 

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 66.8

I am struggling with this for a while now. In Hungary we basically have no Lenovo support. My Yoga 2 is considered old but still a very-very good laptop. The Energy Manager complains that the battery is old and I can see it in its performance as well unfortunately. I tried several sellers on Ebay but I keep getting some crappy quality, usually old, refurbished like (but it does not work at all) batteries. I want a real ORIGINAL Lenovo battery that is BRAND NEW (not manufactured in 2014), that is a real stuff, not just a sticker on the outside, crap in the inside. Could you please help me?

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 66

Hi everyone! Is it ppossible to buy NEW battery form my Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro 13 Notebook? It uses the L12M4P21. I looked at many places but all the batteries are made in 2003 or 2004. As I know they loose their performance if they sit on the shelf for many years... Is it possible to find really newly made original Lenovo battery for my laptop?

A:I have a Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro 13, I need a new battery... but NEW, not battery that was made in 2004!

Hi Moksa,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
It may be hard to say as because of the age of the model but you can try calling in EMEA parts sales desk for your region (Hungary 30 722-37-91). On the battery sticker is also the battery manufacturer which you can try but I am not as optimistic for newer manufactured battery. 
 
I would say that as long as they provide the standard battery one year warranty, then it would be a good option to go.
 
I hope this helps answer your query.
 
Regards

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 64.8

My Yoga 3 Pro-1370 does not detect its own battery. At the lower right of the screen, it appears the battery sign empty and crossed by a diagonal line. When I click on it the message "The battery is not used" appears.  OneKey Optimizer says: "No battery is present". Please see two images attached. Got the laptop and the battery inspected by a professional but he couldn't fix the problem. He himself updated the Bios, Windows, cleaned the inside and the fan of the computer but the problem is still there. Please provide me with a solution ASAP.


























00. Battery not detected.jpg ?561 KB

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62

Hi...What is the best way to charge the battery should I discharge till 20 charge till 80or 30 till 70 and at the Lenovo vantage there is a cycle count how many cycles can the battery handle cause every time I charge it considering count 

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 62

Just got the yoga 720 13" i7-8550 plat silver. It boasts a 10.5 hour battery life, but in reality I get maybe 3 hours on light to no usage. This seems extremely pathetic for a laptop these days. What are other's battery life or what should I expect?

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 61.2

My Yoga 500 has a flashing battery sign when I log into it. It says the battery is 0% but it's flashing on and off with the battery saver clicking on and off so the whole screen blinks. I've tried a new charging cable and it's not that... I believe it's the battery, any idea of whether I should risk buying a new one and cracking open the shell? I'm just out of warentee and I have files I've not backed up (I've tried while it's flashing but it keeps turning off now so I've a lot not yet transferred as I know my got about 10% (teaches me not to back up). I've no idea where to turn to get it fixed... And to see if my files can be saved. Help!!

A:Lenovo Yoga 500 Battery problem

Hi there, Julie              -
 
Thank you for writing in to the Lenovo Forum - happy to have you here today.
 
You can start by flushing out all static, remove AC adaptor and hold down power button for about 20 seconds.
 
Update us how it goes.
 
 
 
 
Regards,
 
Tap that kudos button if I helped  If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"! 

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 61.2

Recently my Lenovo Yoga 720 15-IKB has started shutting down after a few minutes when on battery. It's fine when I use it plugged in. But once I unplug it and it's using battery (even when fully charged), it will consistently turn off after a few minutes. Nothing has changed that I know of since this started happening. It just seemed to start doing it one day. It hasn't been dropped or anything, it hasn't even left the house. I read around a bit and saw the recommendation to update the BIOS. So I've attempted to update the BIOS via the official Lenovo support page but run into an issue and it can't complete. It has me download 4mcn33ww.exe and kicks off Insyde H20FFT (Flash Firmware Tool). The process appears to run as expected until it turns off the laptop to restart and once it boots back up with the screen black, a red message states "Warning: No Battery Connected, This process requires AC power and a charged battery to avoid accidental power-off during an update". I attached a photo of what I see. I, of course, have the laptop plugged in during this process so I'm not sure why it says that. And prior to starting the BIOS update, Windows states the laptop is, in fact, charging/plugged in.  At this point I'm stuck. The only potential fix I've found online is to update the BIOS, but I can't update the BIOS due to the AC power error it seems. Any ideas? Thanks!

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 61.2

Last September 2016 I bought a new Lenovo Yoga 3 PRO, I was quite happy with the battery life and the overall quality of the product. Now, 6~7 months later I still quite happy with screen, audio, materials... but not with my battery life. I give this computer use as home main driver for coding and web browsing, with some photo editing with Adobe Lightroom from time to time, nothing intensive that might heat up the computer on excess. I also try to give the computer "healthy" battery cicles, not leaving 0% battery for long periods neither leaving 100% battery plugged all the time. However, when today my battery seemed not to charge and have been experience shorter and shorter battery life over the last months, I was shocked when I saw on HWMonitor that my total battery capacity droped from 44.000 mWh to 14350 mWh. I could not believe it. Check here: That is too much battery loss for such a short period using my computer! Any idea of what I can do to fix this? I have just been unlucky and got a lemon with this computer? Should I send it back to seller?

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 61.2

I have been using my Lenovo Yoga 710 15" for a little over a month now with no issues.  However about a week ago I noticed a significant drop in my batteries performance from 7+ hours of usage time to less than 3 hours of usage time.  Has anyone else experienced a similar issue? What is the best way to resolve a a faulty battery for a pc that is still under lenovo's warranty? Note* I never leave the computer plugged in after a full charge and only charge the pc once the battery is below 10%.  I ran a diagnostic check and it confirmed the significant drop in usage time as well.

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 61.2

i just bought the new c930 (not yoga book but the yoga c930 ) and i installed all upadtes etc but i have not been getting the battery i expected. when i scroll my mouse to the battery bar, it constantly shows around 6-7 hours on full charge. all i am doing is web browsing. Is this normal? i expected to get around 9-10 hours for the web browsing. Also keep in mind i am on better performance so not the best performance or anything. Ya if i lower the performance even more i might be able to get a little more but i dont think thats normal. I dont have the 4k version either just the regular. If this is expected then fine but i am not sure.

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 61.2

Hello, I purchased a Lenovo Yoga 900 yesterday and they told me in the shop that I should charge it 3 hours before the first use. Is this enough? Thanks.

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 61.2

I have a Yoga 500, battery drains from 100% to 5% in 80mins.   This is with it just sitting there doing nothing.  Is this normal?   I sent it off for repair to Medion- it's come back with no comments other than it's been tested and everything is OK.   So - what's the average batter life - surely it should be up around 5 hours, not 1.5 hours? 

A:Lenovo Yoga 500 Battery Life

update - sent the laptop off again and came back again saying that it's working OK. The workshop reckon that 90mins is the expected drain time of the battery. SURELY this is wrong?

Read other 7 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 61.2

Hi Everyone I have had a Lenovo Yoga 920 for about 2 months now. I noticed last week that the laptop no longer was charging. it was stuck at 98% always.. so I unpluged for a little while and the charge went down to 96% but it no longer charing to 100%.  Does anyone know how get the battery charhing again?

A:Lenovo Yoga 920 Battery Not Charging

That's normal. Windows 10 has a mechanism to protect battery from lowering its capacity. It will start charging when battery level will be less than for example 90%.

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 61.2

Hello, I bought a Lenovo at Amazon in November 2016, it was working perfectly until last week when the battery stopped charging. If I unplug the power supply it simply turns off the computer. Tried every hint from the forums but nothing happened. When I look at the Battery condition it status that I have a Poor battery, Status = No activities. Do someone have any idea or hint? Does lenovo guarantee for a computer bought in US, applies in Brazil where I live?  


























Lenovo Poor Battery.jpg ?84 KB

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 61.2

Hi guys,I bought new laptop - Lenovo yoga 510-14AST. I am a student and that's why I bought laptop with touchscreen. I also wanted to have a battery that handles about 6 hours of writing or surfing through the internet. They said that battery should last for 8,5 hours. But that's not my case. My battery runs only 2 hours, so I need to charge it a lot. Could you help me? Should I make a factory reset? I also tried to update all drivers. No change.Every idea is appreciated.Thank you for your timeBest wishes 


























IMG_20171225_113306.jpg ?112 KB

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 61.2

I was sondering whether the only way to fix this is by sending it in. I still got 17 days of warranty left. Where do I have to call and how long would the repair take?

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 61.2

Hi, I have problem with my notebook Lenovo Yoga 260. Suddenly this notebook won't to charge battery on docking station and on adapter. I must go to bios and in power set: Cut of build in battery for mainterance. Than Laptop will turn off and plug of and plug in the adapter than battery start charging. But after some time (few days( problem is back adn over and over. Before first time I get this problem laptop working fine. What is the solution? Because batter is in good condition.

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 61.2

I'll try and explain this one best i can. User came to me with their Yoga 15 with an issue where it randomly shuts down on battery power, as in completely switches off.  It sometimes displays a message to say the battery cannot be detected, other times just shuts down. The conclusion I've found is that when the bottom panel is off the machine the battery is completely detected in Windows, and the Lenovo Settings app. It runs fine, never cuts off even with lots of IE instances open.As soon as I put the bottom panel back on the battery appears to be disconnected in Windows, and it also shows it not charging. Intermittently it also states the battery power is low or not detected when booting up. Found that there's a battery / system reset button on the underside that may be the cause of the issue. Pressing this button with the underside of the Laptop off resets the machine entirely, I believe it's the battery reset button incase the machine ever gets stuck at any point (as by rights it's a non-removable battery and there's a small pin hole on the case over this button). Works flawlessly without the bottom case in place, as soon as I re-connect it when the unit is on Battery power I loose the battery status in the Lenovo Settings app. The machine will then randomly shut down. Any thoughts on this one, it's the strangest thing. Many thanks all.

A:Lenovo Yoga 15 - shuts down on battery

When you put the panel back, is it touching/blocking any wires?
Have you tried to do a factory reset? If everything works fine then, try updating drivers one by one to see if it comes back.

Read other 1 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 61.2

Hi everyone, I wanna buy Lenovo 80N4012SRK Yoga 500 14 inch with this specs: FHD IPS Touch (1920x1080)/IntelŪ Core ? i3-5020U DC 2.2GHz/4Gb/128Gb ssd but I don't understand, what battery there? There is 30w or 45w battery? It's too necessary for me. How much hours can it real work?

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 61.2

Hello, everyone! New here. I just bought yoga 520 and the salesman did not mention about how should it be charged first before using. I also forgot to ask. Does anyone know how to?

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 60.8

Hi, is there a way to limit charging the battery on Yoga 510 devices like on ThinkPads? Regards

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 60.8

The battery for my lenovo product is not deteted, we have tried restarting the computer multiple times. Any suggestions for what I should do? I cannot download or install updates without my battery being detected.

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 60.8

Hello, I was wondering if I could use any of the following replacement batteries for my lenovo yoga 15IKB Signature edition: https://www.amazon.ca/Battpit%C2%AE-Notebook-Replacement-710-14IKB-80V4003RPB/dp/B078BRQJNH/ref=sr_1...orhttps://www.amazon.ca/Battpit%C2%AE-Notebook-Replacement-710-14IKB-80V4004KGE/dp/B078BQV7GG/ref=sr_1...orhttps://www.amazon.ca/5264mAh-L15L4PC1-L15M4PC1-Battery-Lenovo/dp/B07711R39F/ref=sr_1_30?ie=UTF8&qid... I cant find the exact battery for my laptop model and was wondering if any of the following would work.Any help would be highly appreciated.

A:Lenovo Yoga 710 15IKB battery replacement

Have you tried buying from Lenovo?  After clicking on below link choose rechargeable batteries on the left side list.  Normally i would also try Encompass but it appears their database is down right now.
 
https://lenovo.encompass.com/
 
https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/ca/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/yoga-series/yoga-710-15ikb/80v5/par...
 

Read other 2 answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 60.8

Hello, My Yoga Laptop 460 only works for 3 hours after fully charging.My OS is Windows 10 Enterprise X64. Does anyone have this also?

Read other answers
RELEVANCY SCORE 60.8

Hi I own a Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 12 i5 180GB laptop/2-in-1. Sometimes, the CPU fan will just turn off completely, especially when the CPU is under heavy load. I am a content creator, and I use this computer for the bulk of my encoding jobs. Sometimes, when I am rendering or encoding, or even just scripting. Also, the battery is only charging to 41480 mWh instead of the designed 47060. What is happening? i have owned this for 1.5 years. 

Read other answers