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Can I limit battery charge to 50%

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i want my battery to last as long as possible..~7 yrs vs just 3 yrs. As I understand it, having it charge only up to 50% will considerably lengthen battery life. its easy to do on my Dell and my Lenovo but i cant find a way to set this on my new HP.

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The_Fossette
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@sff1,

 

Welcome to the HP Support Community!

 

In order that I may provide you with an accurate solution, I will need a product number and the exact model for your computer.

 

Follow the steps in the below article to find the product details.

 

https://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03754824

 

Look forward to hearing from you and you have a great day!

 

Take care.

 

Cheers!

The_Fossette
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HP EliteBook 840 G5

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the best option available (with the later BIOS updates) is to set the BIOS 'Battery Health Manager' setting to Maximize my Battery Health... The BIOS will charge up to <100% but will try to keep the battery cooler for longer... I am not sure you can ever get 7 years since all Li-Io cells tend to degrade over time with charge cycles, but you will get the most longevity out of the battery

 

i also recommend installing Hp System Defaults Settings softpaq which tweaks the default power management profile in Windows to optimize battery performance... then, you adjust these setting to suit your needs

I work for HP. However, all opinions and comments are my own.
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