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Lenovo ideapad 710s battery drains very fast

Q: Lenovo ideapad 710s battery drains very fast

Hi,Iv'e had the 710s for about two weeks. At first i would get about 5 - 5.5 hours of work time from it. But yesterday the battery started draininig very fast, and i'm now getting about 2.5 hours of work time. Iv'e not installed anything new or made any special changes. Any idea what this could be?

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 I purchased the Lenovo IdeaPad 100 in May 2016.  I am on my laptop every day for school and work related, and I tend to put my laptop to sleep instead of turning off most of the time.The battery drains fast; lasts at least an hour or less without an ac adapter.  When I charged my laptop with the ac adapter it takes at least 2 hours, 3 hours at most, for it to charge which I think it's not normal. I can't remove the battery from the laptop because I don't want to cause any damage. I do have a warranty for it, yet I like to know any solutions for me to fix this issue. 

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I am using lenovo ideapad 310 Model Number-80SM01EUIH from last 8 months.  I can see my battery is draining too faster from last couple of months. Even 60% baterry getting drains within 30 minutes. It was too good earlier days. I am a moderate user and usuage not includes any type of game plying. Any suggestions are greatful. Thank you!

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I got a Lenovo 320S a few days ago and started it up plugged in. Unfortunately at 100% it says it only has like 2 hours and 15 minutes remaining. It goes through the first 20% pretty quickly but then it slows down and goes up to 4 hours or so. I just left it there for a few minutes or so at 33% and it went down to 5%. Is the battery still stuck in Ship Mode? It's supposed to last for 7 hours. I don't think I can remove the battery and I have already tried an apparent solution where you press the power button for 90 seconds with the PC turned off and then you plug it in again. That does not solve the problem. I'll need to be carrying this PC around so it's pretty urgent.

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Hi,I just got my spectre x360 notebook a few days ago and I've noticed how poor the battery life is.   With minimal browsing while connected to wifi , It barely lasts up to 4hours. The screen brightness has been adjusted to the minimum and the battery is on power saving mode. The drain is really worrisome and I have no idea whatelse needs to be done.

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I'm having trouble with my laptop. Whenever i unplug the charger, it will say it has around 1 hour and 30 mints of battery life left, but it really drains down to zero within 20 minutes. My power plan is set to power saver but it still drains really fast. 

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I'm havin trouble with my  2 year old laptop. Whenever i unplug the charger, it will say it has around 3 hours of battery life left, but it realy drains down to zero within 10 minutes. My power plan is set to power saver but it still drains realy fast. i have to have it connected to a charger all day to use it and this kinda defeats the purpose of the laptop..

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i have anew idepad 310-15ikb from 10 daysi found that battery since first time it work ..it  work 2 hours on balanced modeand 1 hour and 20 minute on high performance activity was on just browsing internet Battery reportBattery reportCOMPUTER NAMEAHMED-PCSYSTEM PRODUCT NAMELENOVO 80TVBIOS3JCN21WW 09/23/2016OS BUILD10240.16384.amd64fre.th1.150709-1700PLATFORM ROLEMobileCONNECTED STANDBYNot supportedREPORT TIME2017-06-11 11:25:50Installed batteriesInformation about each currently installed battery BATTERY 1NAMEL15S2TB0MANUFACTURERSANYOSERIAL NUMBER3249CHEMISTRYLIONDESIGN CAPACITY30,000 mWhFULL CHARGE CAPACITY30,590 mWhCYCLE COUNT-                                                                                                                                            &nbs... Read more

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Hello All, I have been having some trouble with my battery on my new laptop (which I got less than 6 months ago). It is an HP Envy 15t touchscreen, and the battery doesn't last for more than about 2 hours. I've tried some basic fixes, like decreasing brightness, but that hasn't really helped. I've also noticed that the fan runs pretty loudly for long periods of time (I just timed it, for example, and it was making loud noises for 15-20 minutes straight). Finally, recently the laptop will freeze for a couple of minutes (it will usually freeze when the fan starts running). Like I said, this is a relatively new laptop, and I don't use it all that much (maybe a couple hours of browsing a day, and a few hours of streaming over the course of a week) so I'm not sure why its having this problem. When I first got the laptop, I was getting about 6 hours without charge. Now, for example, it dropped from 100% to 84% in about a 20 minute span. Any help on the matter would be appreciated. Thanks.

A:Battery drains fast on new laptop

Measure, measure, measure. If the fan is speeding-up, it's because the motherboard has detected "excessive" temperatures, and has increased the fan-speed to try to cool the computer. What causes those temperatures?  Basically, the CPU is working "hard", and generating extra heat. Use the Windows "Task Manager" and/or "Process Monitor" to see which tasks are consuming the CPU. 

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My battery drains from 100% to zero in about a week when powered off. A tech, in a chat session, said this was normal, and that HP batteries are expected to drain from 100% to zero in 5 or 6 days when powered off. That can't be right. A lithium-ion battery should lose about 10% charge per MONTH (http://www.batteryeducation.com/2012/10/battery-self-discharge-rates.html). But according to the tech it loses 15 to 20% charge PER DAY. What is HP's expected self-discharge rate for a laptop battery when the laptop is powered off? The "battery test" in the HP diagnostics said my battery was healthy. But I don't think it is. I want to know at what rate a fully charged battery should lose its charge when the machine is powered off so I can tell if my battery is defective. Thanks!

A:My battery drains unusually fast when powered off - what are...

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I recently upgraded to windows 7 and before that my batteries lasted over 3 hours and didn't over heat, but when I upgraded the batteries started overheating quickly and the battery lasts for about 30 minutes off of the charger. I also get a message that says I need to replace my battery. What should I do to fix these problems? I have an acer aspire 5335

A:After Win 7 upgrade Battery drains FAST and overheats

First thing is to check your poswer settings and be sure that when you are on batteries that it is using the battery power sceme. And second, that that sceme has reduced clock and brightness settings, conservative disk settings etc like it should. (You should visibly notice that when you plug in and unplug the power supply that the screen brightens and dims at minimum...)

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My new L460 purchased just last month drains too fast, and charges too fast. Even when shut down from the Start Menu, it loses ~20% in 12 hours. However, Lenovo Settings sees the battery condition as "good". I'm thinking of doing a Battery Gauge Reset, but I read in other forums that this procedure can damage the Li-Ion battery. Has anyone had a similar problem? How did you solve it?

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Posted about this a while ago, re the battery on the above laptop draining really quickly, lucky if it lasts an hour. Only 5ish months old. Also I have noticed it gets really quite hot. Not been on it for long and already the outlet is hot and the underneath is also hot. All I am currently doing is watching a Youtube video and on here. Any ideas?

Thanks

Darren
 

A:Acer Aspire 7741g battery drains fast

Try a cooling pad.
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Logitec...&ref=06&loc=01&ci_src=14110944&ci_sku=9713593
 

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Hi, The battery of my YOGA 710 14-IKB drains too fast and charges too slow. This pretty much happened over night. One night I charged the laptop to 100% and the next morning it was down to ~60% (and yes, I turned off the laptop). Additionally, the battery icon doesn't show the correct percentage or the estimated time to fully charge the laptop. I'm using the laptop the same way I've always been with all the apps and windows open. Hope you guys can give me some tips.    

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When my  laptop is turn off from the windows menu and unplugged for storage the battery is drained way too fast! I lost 36% in 1 week.

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SO I got a replacement unit because my first unit had a probleme of battery drianing while turned off. My new unit seems to have the same problem if i turn it off on batterie mode but noty if i tun it off plugged. Turn off options are the same for both mode. Someone has a clue what is going on?

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I got a new Y700 Ideapad a month back and the batterry has been draining to 6% every time it reaches below 50% in a second. Started happening when I turned on the Lenovo Power Manager settings to conservative mode. FYI: I donot keep it plugged in after it reaches full charge.Any help is appreciated. Much Thanks, Himadri

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Hello!  I just  purchased my LENOVO ideapad 310, a month ago. During my observation on its battery since I got it, its discharging time takes atmost 1 hour and 45 mins while its charging time takes atmost 4 hours. Given the fact that I am not using any application or software, it's not even connected to internet, just leaving it open, it drains so easy. I know its battery is below average but given the fact that its charging time consumes more compare to discharging, i am beginning to wonder if its still normal.  Your answer will be deeply appreciated thank you!  

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I got a Lenovo Ideapad Y700 about 5 months ago and recently I've been having the issue where my battery says it's at around 50 or 60% and then just drops to 7%. Not sure why this is happening. Does anyone have any ideas?!

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I got a Lenovo Ideapad Y700 about 5 months ago and recently I've been having the issue where my battery says it's at around 50 or 60% and then just drops to 7%. Not sure why this is happening. Does anyone have any ideas?!

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I am totally disappointed in Lenovo's customer support. My lenovo 710s was bought less than 1 year ago (as of 10/6/2017, when I sent it in for repairs) and had 2 years warranty (1+1 year of extended warranty). I sent my laptop for repair due to a white spot issue on the monitor, affecting viewing of webpages and videos. However, the laptop was returned after 3 weeks without any fixes/repairs, as Lenovo claimed that it was a cosmetic issue. I wrote a message on their customer care website on 3/7/2017. However, they ignored me and there was no reply to date.  I thought Lenovo is a reliable and popular brand. However, it turned out to be a horrible decision, much to my dismay! 

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Other than online retailers, where can I buy the Lenovo 710s in person in the US? I want to take a look at the laptop and see feel it before I buy it. I live in small town so there's that.

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Okay so I've had this computer less than 3 months and it's given me nothing but problems. Now it refuses to even turn on. The power LED turns on but the screen remains blank. This is an non removal battery type before anyone says remove the battery and use the adapter. I've drained the battery which has worked before but this time when I try to charge it the orange battery LED blinks three times. And still nothing on the screen. Any Lenovo stores are quite far away. Anyone knows what's going on? 

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For some reason, every time I turn on my laptop, I get a warning that the battery is not officially authorized and may harm my laptop.  I bought this direct from Lenovo.  Did they install a bad battery?

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Hi  I am thinking of purchasing a 13" Lenovo ideapad 710s ($1199 model) over a MacBook air. I have been using a macbook air for several years and recently thought of getting a new laptop. Lenovo's 710s seems to be quite good on paper (except the battery life), but I couldnt find any reviews online which can tell me if the laptop is as good as Lenovo projects it to be. If anyone has bought/used Lenovo 710s, can  you guys chime in and let me know if this laptop came on par with your expectations (esp. the battery life)? Thanks

A:Lenovo Ideapad 710s question

hi. Here I leave you computer manual so you can compare, the battery is a consumable device that usually lasts depending on the use that will give the team being new can last an average of 3 hours, you should know that each load you do it is that you take away useful life. https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Z-Base-de-conocimientos/Optimizando-el-tiempo-de-duraci%C3%B3n-de-la-ba... Manual service:https://download.lenovo.com/consumer/mobiles_pub/ideapad_710S-13ISK_hmm_201603.pdf Regards.



Click on the star to say thanks.Please mark if it solves your problem.No work for LENOVO I volunteer.Good luck with the inconvenience.

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My ideapad ran out of charge, when I went to charge it the charging light came on . However when pressing the power button neither the keyboard or screen light up . When the charging the light changed to white which means it had charged up to 20% . Very confused on what to do 

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My ideapad ran out of charge, when I went to charge it the charging light came on . However when pressing the power button neither the keyboard or screen light up . When the charging the light changed to white which means it had charged up to 20% . Very confused on what to do 

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Just received my new notebook and am extremely happy with it, execept for the battery indicator. The effective charge reamining, fluctuates by a wide margin, suddenly jumping from 4 hours remaining - to 3 hours - to 6 hours in a matter of minutes! The PC was left in idle state with no processing happening whatsoever. at 100% charge it shows 5 hours 6 mts of remaining time, as the charge drops to 97% after 5 mins of idle, the remaining time changes to 2 hrs 34 mins and at 94% charge after another 5 mins, it shows 7 hr 20 mins of remianing time! I called Lenovo service and after one hour of trying this and and that, they offered to replace the PC with a comment that battery takes 1 week to settle down and stabilise! I find that a bit out of the ordinary. My config is 710S, i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Windows 10, with Lenovo optimiser loaded. (The battery gauge reset, suggested by service is missing in this version - the service staff themselves could not find it).  Is anyone else having similar issues?  

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I pressed power on and the power led at the side is lighted up but the usual lenovo logo doesnt appear whatsoever nor the start up screen asking for my password. The whole screen just remains black and I have no idea what to do. My laptop is only less than 2 months old.. please help!! Really sad abt this since the laptop is so new ):

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this is a problem?Please help me, i really want to know that "Is it normally? or need to fix?"  i buy ieadpad 17/8/2017and get this problem on 19/8/2017i go back to the shop yesterday, they tell me it is not a problem . it is normally cause high performance CPU. may i trust them?should i claim new one or return?thank you for every informaion and advice.i'm new for LENOVO.

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Hi there! I have a Lenovo Ideapad 710S that has really bad sound quality all of a sudden.When plugging in headphones the sound works great, but unplugging them makes the speakers on the laptop sound tinny and very low. It kind of feels like when you walk past people with earplugs that has full volume on. That "distant" sound. Almost as if my own headphones is still plugged in and lays beside my laptop or something.I've tried searching for a solution to this issue, without any luck at all. Can someone tell me what or how the problem may be solved? Maybe the speakers is bad and needs to be replaced, or can it be software issues?

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Hey!I've got a Lenovo ideapad 710s and i would like to attach 2 monitors with the laptop. I googled a bit and found out that theres a dock but only for ThinkPad's?Does any1 know the solution for this?

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Hi there, First of all, please excuse my bad english. I recently purchased a Lenovo Ideapad 710S Plus 13 IKB. Enjoyed it since yesterday as it became to shut down randomly. Sometimes after 2 minutes, sometimes after 20 minutes. I noticed it only happens when it's running on battery.I've read other threads but none of them helped me out. Already tried to turn off fast boot, nothing changed. Also tried to update BIOS but I got an error message saying I'm not plugged in on AC (even if I am).This situation is really getting me crazy, my laptop is only 1 month old. Thanks for your help.

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Dear Lenovo Community, I've just bought my Lenovo Ideapad 710S two days ago. Bought the highest-end configuration with 16GB RAM + 512GB PCIE SSD. I got to say I'm absolutely in love with the form factor and its performance. I decided upon this laptop mainly because of its portability and the combination of 16GB RAM + 512GB SSD at less than $2k. DesignAt 1.1kg, it is really light - I can hold in up effortlessly with one arm. At home, I use a Dell monitor (U2715H) which is almost borderless; looking at 710S's edge, it is equally slim and is key to making it look stylish. The matte screen display has very crisp, clear text and is very comfortable to look at. PerformancePerformance wise, there is no complain. It lives up to what it's spec-ed on paper. Every application and operation (e.g. startup, shutdown, boot from sleep) loads at breakneck speeds thanks to its PCIE SSD. I've yet to try running more intensive software e.g. the Adobe suite but at this rate, it looks promising thus far. AccuType KeyboardAt first, I thought the flat keys have really little travel to bottom-out but as I spend more time typing on it, I gradually grew to like the keyboard. It's well spaced-out, typing on it can be very accurate. Key travel is reasonable for faster typists. Only thing is the placement of backspace, enter and shift button at the right side needs some extra time to get used to it as I find they placed more to the right than it is on comm... Read more

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I just bought Lenovo Ideapad 710s last week, 5th June 2016 to be exact.I noticed that after I shut down the laptop, eventhough the screen is off, the USB-wired mouse is still lited.There's no light on the keyboards, nor the power signal light. What could be the problem here?

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Hello everyone, I have recently purchased brand new Lenovo IdeaPad 710S-13IKB. It had Windows preinstalled. The problem is that there is no sound from the speakers, headset works fine. I have tried everything, even reinstalling Windows. Downloaded both drivers via Realtek, Lenovo official website, via Windows Device Manager. When something plays, the speakers indicator shows as on 'sound' screenshot attached. I am really lost here, can anyone please give soem advise. I read on some forums that there might be some conflict between Microsoft and Realtek driver versions. Perhaps, the directory to where the drivers are isntalled is not proper. Does anyone has any advice on this issue. I am ready for a remote session via TeamViewer or Supremo if possible as well. Best Regards, Dmitri

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Hi, since I got my Ideapad 710s everything has been running smoothly, however, in the last month or so whenever I load something the mouse cursor disapears. If I go into settings and set the mouse pointer again it will appear as normal when something is loading, but within five minutes will go back to disappearing.  Another problem that started slighlty before that was that the night light (blue light filter) setting refused to turn off between 9pm and 6am, even when it said it was turned off. Now it is turned off, but won't turn on.  In general there has been lots of little settings malfunctions just like this, which while not laptop breaking, are increasingly annoying.  Any suggestions? 

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Hello everyone, I've recently bought a brand new ideapad 710s and I'm having some issues with it. The problem is that the laptop's fan is making loud noises and it is heating up real fast even though I don't play games or use softwares that might pressure the laptop. Basiscally, I use it for microsoft office and internet surfing. Did anyone have the same problem? How could I solve this issue? Any help will be appreciated.

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Lenovo Ideapad 710S's ACPI driver just got updated on 14 Sep 2016. However, I can't get it to install. Its installer closes immediately upon launch, similar to the cases here: Lenovo G580 Windows 10 ACPI Driver not installing and Y500 ACPI driver not installing. ACPI driver: Laptops-and-netbooks :: 700-Series :: 710S-13isk - Lenovo Support (SG) -Advanced Configuration and Power Management Interface (ACPI) Driver for Windows 10 (32-bit, 64-bit) ... Any advice is greatly appreciated.

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A quick note to say I am not a professional reviewer, at most an advanced user. I got quite a few PM?s on the product and thought will share my experience. My Config: i5, 1.8 GHZ, 8GB RAM, 256 GB SSD, Windows 10 64 bit, Home edition. Usable SSD: 190GB (Lenovo uses a 20GB partition for recovery and rest is used by Windows). I would rate this machine 8.0/10 - if they fixed the touch pad and paint it would be 9/10 in my books.  Best features:Weight :  Felt lighter and smaller than Macbook air 13: my rating 8.5/10Price / Performance: loads Photoshop CC loads in 5 secs : 9/10Battery : whole day out with normal work of 4/5 hours and presentations 8/10Charging time: 15% to 60% in 50 mins, while continuing to work on the PC:  8/10Design: Simple approach, thin Bezel, nonslip rubber grip under the chassis: 7/10Call centre: waiting time and attitude: 8/10Great form factor: I am leaving my tablet home:  9/10Ports: 2 USB and 1 thunderbolt port (I bought  a $ 3 thunderbolt to HMDI adapter for presentations) : 9/10.Spacebar scroll: pressing the pressbar will scroll the page (down only).Warranty: 2 years compared to Mac or Dell?s 1 year (can vary by geography) 9/10 Needs improvements:Sound: My Samsung headset from S5, sounds full of bass and body, when plugged in. PC speakers are a bit weak considering how thin it is. 6.5/10Touch pad accuracy and feel : Gold standard is Macbook. ... Read more

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