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Yoga charging stops at 4%

Q: Yoga charging stops at 4%

My Yoga laptop is plugged in and charging but won't charge beyond 4%. Any suggestions?

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A:not charging, starts then stops

Here is a solution that has worked in the past, so it's worth trying.

 

1. Turn off your laptop, unplug all wires, and remove the battery.

2. Hold the power button for thirty seconds.

3. Afterwards, reattach the battery and connections.

4. Boot the notebook up and see if the battery will charge now.

 

Let me know if that solution works for you or not. Best of luck!


 

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Thanks in advance
 

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Lately I'm having problems with my laptop (Latitude E5570) as it stops charging when I'm playing a certain video game (Football Manager 2017). I've installed all updates including BIOS update, but none of them helped. My laptop is not extremely hot and replugging the laptop helps for a couple of seconds. The LED light attached to the charger also goes out.
Kind regards

A:Laptop stops charging

Hi aconjaer,
Thank you for reaching out to us.
Please check if this happens on any other gaming application and also in safe mode.
What is the version of the BIOS updated on the system?
Please click my DELL-username and send me a Private Message with the Dell Service Tag number and your email address, so that we can check on the configuration.

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Hi,

I hope somebody can help me. I have just purchased a new battery for my Fujitsu Amilo pi 3660 notebook.

I have tried so many times to charge it. I have fuilly discharged it and recharged it. I have installed and reinstalled drivers. No matter what I do, it stops charging at exactly 45%.

I know the battery is sound and the problem is a software issue. Does anyone know how to change this cap on the battery.

BTW The new battery has slightly, (very) more capacity. This has not been a problem in other laptops, but this Fujitsu certainly caps the charge at 45%

Please can anybody help. You have no idea the hours I have wasted trying to resolve it.

Many thanks Ceira.

A:New Battery stops charging at 45%

How much more capacity does it have? if it is around double the original capacity, then it's the BIOS that still thinks the battery is the old one. Try to go in BIOS options and see if you can change something, and try "resetting to factory defaults" (the bios, not windows 7).

Remove all system utilities that came preinstalled on that machine (those that could interfere with charging, like power utilities and assistants and whatnot, not programs like photoshop or whatever)

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Model: N9R07EAOne Month old notebook stops charging. I used spare adapter also but nothing happens.  I troubleshoot by removing all the things like adapter, port devices, battery. I also tried using AC power directly without battery.I am using it in India. Its out of India purchase.

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I have two staff members with different Yoga models, but with the same pen issue. Say, for instance, OneNote is open. The pen doesn't draw or write, but it can select and still be recognized. When I try using an old stylus from an HP Elitebook, it works TOTALLY fine - even the button on the pen functions properly. This suddenly started after months of the Lenovo pens working fine. I thought maybe it was a driver issue, but it can't be as the HP pen works.... I'm thinking it's the pen itself just getting worn down? It looks okay though but may be just a little loose... Any help / direction would be greatly appreciated!

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hey i have a problem' my acer aspire E1-571 laptop stops chargind after few seconds.. please help 

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Hi, I have an older gateway laptop, with vista on it. The laptop says it charges fine, but once i power it up it makes somewhat of a screeching and a ringing noise, and stops charging. The laptop itself can be fully charged and die in soon to about 5 five minutes when unplugged, but that is usual. The main issue is, when the laptop is powerd down, its light that shows that it's chargine, or fully charged and plugged in, when i power the laptop, the charger just stops working, and does the screeching deal.
 

A:laptop stops charging when powered on

Got a new battery, still have the same exact problem.
 

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The battery in my new G505s stops charging at 60%. Clean windows 8 then windows 8.1 install. The lenovo site has no power managament drivers for windows 8.1. Is this because windows 8.1 installed the lenovo app on its own? Because it is on the computer and i certainly didnt put it there. This happened after i upgraded from windows 8 to 8.1. It was 100% before the upgrade and 70% after. The lenovo energy management program has two settings. Maximum battery life and optimized battery health. No matter which is selected, charging stops at 60% and says plugged in not charging. I tried doing the battery gauge rested and it doesn't work. I press start and it does nothing. I drained the battery to 0 then charged it up but that didn't do anything. The dust removal button also doesn't work. On  side note, what graphics drivers is everyone using? i have the ones from lenovo installed. It looks like they were updated a few months ago. Would the generic AMD ones work better? 











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A:G505s Battery stops charging at 60%

Hi,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
I?m sorry to hear that your G505s Laptop battery is not getting charged above 60% after upgrading to Windows 8.1, I suggest you to install the LEM (Lenovo Energy Management) available for Windows 8.1 but while installing right click on the downloaded file and select ?Run as administrator? option. Below is the link to download the LEM:
 

Lenovo Power Management Driver for Windows 8.1 (32-bit, 64-bit)

Do post us back if the issue still persists.
 
Best Regards

Shiva Kumar





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Hi, I'm having trouble with my laptop charging. It charges fine when it's turned off or in hibernation mode, but as soon as it's turned back on the indicator light goes off and it stops getting ac power. Once it's turned off again it starts to use ac power.

At first I thought the plug was loose in the back as it has had to fixed before but it seems to be perfectly fine when it's off. Could there be any software issues causing this? I checked the power settings and everything and didn't see anything that might be causing it.

It's running on windows xp home, that I reinstalled a few months ago. It was running fine until a couple weeks ago. Help?
 

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I have had problems once or twice with my battery, but not for a long time. I installed Windows 7 a couple of days ago and twice today my battery stopped charging even though it was plugged in. The first time it said it was plugged in but not charging. The second time it said nothing. Both times, I rebooted and it resumed charging. So, I am suspicious that this is a software problem and not a hardware problem.

A:Battery Stops Charging in Windows 7

Is the battery fully charged? On my laptop, if my battery needs to be charged and I connect to A/C, it will charge and when it's full, the battery icon has an X over it. If my battery is good, and I'm connected to A/C (for instance, resuming from sleep), it shows fully charged with no X.

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I am having a problem with my battery, when i plug it in it begins charging and then after a 10 min or so it just stops, I un plug it and plug it back in and it starts charging again but then after a little bit it stops again.

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Battery is not charging properly.
 
To diagnose, I would suggest you to please update the Power Manager software and also update the Bios of your system from the below mentioned web link.
 
http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/product-and-parts/default.page
 
After this, please restart the system and check if the issue resolved.
 
 
Regards,
Sameer





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This is another one that I'm not sure where to put, but here goes. This is on the same HP ENVY dv6, It does have a replacement power adapter, but it's the same specs as the original and my battery holds a GREAT charge. However, when I plug it in while I'm still using it, it will charge for a few minutes, then stop charging, and then start charging again. Is this normal?? Like I said, everything is working fine and My battery is working GREAT and I've had this laptop for about 9 months now. Could this be a safety feature in Win 8.1 or someting? I am just curious about this as I have never seen this before. Thanks in advance.

Thanks, Adam
 

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ok I dont speak english very welli sourced a lot about this but i still didn't find a solution!i have a g400s and recently it has given me much trouble. it charges normally when it's off but when i turn it on, in certanly moment it stops charging and i have to plug the charger off and in so it can start charging again.but it stops every timei'm sure the problem isn't at the chargerwhat do i do?

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Hi, I have an older gateway laptop, with vista on it. The laptop says it charges fine, but once i power it up it makes somewhat of a screeching and a ringing noise, and stops charging. The laptop itself can be fully charged and die in soon to about 5 five minutes when unplugged, but that is usual. The main issue is, when the laptop is powerd down, its light that shows that it's chargine, or fully charged and plugged in, when i power the laptop, the charger just stops working, and does the screeching deal.
 

A:Gateway laptop stops charging when powered up.

Closing duplicate, please reply here:

http://forums.techguy.org/hardware/1105142-laptop-stops-charging-when-powered.html

eddie
 

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Is that normal? If i restart it starts charging to 100%, and my battery health seems fine any idea if that is a know issue?

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Had this problem before about two years ago and I can't remember how I resolved it.

My Compaq IPAC 3765 stops charging in cradle after Microsoft ActiveSync is complete (charge light stops blinking, "battery power remaining" shows 100%). When I disconnect it from the cradle it indicates only an 80% charge. Hence, charge is never full and I go halfway through my day when I get the "low battery" message.

I've disconnected the USB, rebooted and performed a soft set...nothing works.

Can anyone help me, please? Thanks, it would make my day!
 

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If you have everything backed up in Outlook you could try a hard reset, then let the battery drain completely - charge on the cable first then back on the cradle.
 

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ALSO, my laptop will not charge in sleep mode/screen closed

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Also, the battery drains pretty fast, I think faster than it used to.
 
Is this something I can have fixed? 
 
 
Thanks!!
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.

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Please help sort this issue out.

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I have a Mini-Notebook, NB500-108, running Windows 7, and it never had battery issues until now.
For some reason, battery stopped charging at 99%, then at 98% and now at 97%.
Tray icon says "plugged in, charging" but it never reaches 100%.

Besides that, the led light never changes from orange to green, like it used to do before.
That is annoying because I can't see if battery is totally charged when the machine is turned off.

I've already tried a lot of suggestions in order to recalibrate battery:
1. Flashing BIOS;
2. Uninstall/disable Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method in Device Manager;
3. Full discharge/full charge;
4. Half discharge/full charge;
5. Removed the battery and pressed power button for 10, 20, 30 seconds...;
6. System restore;
7. Same beahaviour with a Linux live pen.

None of this worked. Any comments on this, Toshiba Support?
Thank you in advance.

A:NB500-108 Battery charging stops at 97%, led light never turns into green

>None of this worked. Any comments on this, Toshiba Support?
Toshiba Support? This is a user-to-user forum dude? you will get some comments from community members ;)

I think it could be a faulty battery?since lithium batteries would start losing the own performance after being charged for 400-500 times, I would assume that your battery is affected? it?s just a theory but I think it?s worth to test a new part

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Hi. I recently bought a Lenovo Yoga 500 laptop, and I'm quite disappointed. When I plug in my charger, 9/10 times it starts to charge, then immediately stop charging, then charge again for a second. This results in never charging. Eventually it charges normally, but it's completely random and sometimes requires 5+ restarts. I need this laptop for school so taking it off for repair is hard for me but I will do it if there is no other way. I got a second charger from a friend and this still occurs, so the problem isn't with the charger. Anyone have any idea for a fix? Thanks













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A:Yoga 500 charging for one second, then not charging for one second

Hi Wine3,
 
Welcome to the Forums  
 
As per the query we understood that you are facing issue with the battery not charging in your Lenovo Yoga 500 laptop.
 
Try to reinstall the energy manager and check for the issue.
 
Click here for the energy manager for windows 10.
 
Let us know the result.
 
Best regards,         
 
Ashwin.S

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Earlier today, my Yoga 3 Pro decided to stop charging.  When plugged in, the battery continues to drain as if it was not plugged in.  I have tested the A/C adapter by plugging in my phone with a micro USB and that worked fine, and the USB charging slot works when my wireless mouse is plugged into it, so I assume it must be the strange Y3P USB cable that is not working.   Would a normal USB to USB cable work for charging my laptop?  If not, how do I replace that "kink" USB cable?  I haven't seen any for sale anywhere and I'd rather not have to pay $40 for a whole new charger on the Lenovo site if the cable is the only issue.













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A:Yoga 3 Pro Not Charging

Hello and welcome,
 
The Y3P and its charger need that special cable.  The charger and laptop have an extra set of pins in the USB sockets that pass 20V to charge the laptop.  A standard USB cable doesn't support those extra contacts.  The charger also provides 5V on the standart USB pins.
 
Your test of the charger with a your phone shows that the 5V portion of the charger is working but doesn't verify the 20V portion.  It's possible that the charger is bad.
 
When you plug the laptop and charger together does the battery icon indicate that AC power is attached?  You could have a bad charger, a bad cable, a bad laptop connector (or other component) or the battery management software could be messed up.
 
Sorry I don't have an easy test or fix.  It may be necessary to actually swap the cable and charger to diagnose this one.
 
[edit] The Y3P is a fairly new machine.  If this is under warranty, support should be able to help you:  1-877-4-Lenovo, 1-877-453-6686
 
Z.

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What does it mean when the charger indicator is solid white?What is the best way to maintain battery life?

A:Charging X1 Yoga gen 3

Solid white means fully charged or nearly so.  There is no "best" strategy.  It depends on how often and how long you use it when it is plugged in.  I use mine mostly on battery and I plug it in at night to charge.  I have it set in Vantage to start charging at 70% and stop at 98%. 

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What does it mean when the charger indicator is solid white?What is the best way to maintain battery life?

A:Charging X1 Yoga gen 3

Solid white means fully charged or nearly so.  There is no "best" strategy.  It depends on how often and how long you use it when it is plugged in.  I use mine mostly on battery and I plug it in at night to charge.  I have it set in Vantage to start charging at 70% and stop at 98%. 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 47.2
RELEVANCY SCORE 47.2

I have an Yoga 500 that idles charging, meaning that being working on AC power it will hold 15% but not charge further then that. Sometimes but not allways it will hung in between balance mode and power saving mode. The battery seams to be fine as attached test log. I have noticed that the internal power cable is somehow damaged and ordered a new one, but have been reading about faulty motherboards and wonder if this would be one of them as I just got the laptop and I don't know if the previous owner ever took it back to lenovo. I wonder if anyone had similar problems and if there is any way of sorting it out.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 46.8

Help! My Lenovo 900s has worked perfectly until today (I have had it for a little more than a year) and now it has stopped charging. It does not charge when it is on or off. No lights come up on the laptop when I plug in the charger. I checked the battery status and ran the troubleshooter and a scan before turning it off and everything looked fine. What could it be? Is it likely to be the charger? Or a more serious problem?  Any advice would be much appreciated! DL

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