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2014 HP Envy x 360 Touchsmart laptop print icon on bottom bar says my battery is  only10% available with plug in. The battery doesn't charge up. Does this mean I need to replace the battery?

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Likely, yes - time to replace - 2014 was a while ago...

 

If you have not done so, you might want to test the battery and charger.

See section "Run Component Tests – How to"

 

More information...

What to do, how to find your battery part number, how to replace...

 

Things that are the Battery

 

All batteries die, some do so quietly and some first inflate and then fail.

 

Find your Product

See:  HP Notebook PCs - How Do I Find My Model Number or Product Number?

OR

Open Support Home

Enter the full model name

 

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"Fat" Battery / Bloated Battery / Swollen Battery – Sealed / Internal Battery

 

  • Swollen battery might be hiding OR there might be evidence that the battery has inflated.  For example, notebook case is warped, touchpad stops working, “odd” bulging near the keyboard.

 

  • If the battery is in a swollen or bloated condition, the battery must be removed from the computer and replaced.  There are no other remedies, tests, or useful options.

 

HP Commercial and Consumer Notebook PCs - Swelling or Deformation of Notebook Battery

 

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Warranty Check – Contact HP

 

If the battery is failing (or has failed) and the computer is within the Warranty Period, contact HP Technical Support.

 

 “Everywhere” Contact Information - HP Technical Support

Open >  HP World-Wide Support

 Select your region and follow the prompts

 

Where to Find Additional Information about your device

Check your computer’s Website Support for important advisories and bulletins

Category "Bulletins and Advisories" (wording may vary)

 

Warranty Check

 

NOTE: The online database results do not impact the actual contract.

 

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Run Component Tests – How to

 

TKB Article contributed by HP Wes_notebooks 

Clear and easy to understand "how-to" instructions for completing component testing

Testing for Hardware Failures

 

TKB Article contributed by HP Expert Erico

What is going on with the battery installed in my computer?

Battery Report and other solutions

Is your notebook plugged in and not charging?

And

Video Help

How To Generate A Detailed Laptop Battery Report

 

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Replacement and Purchase Options

 

HP Document:  HP Notebook PCs - Purchasing a Replacement Battery

Reminder: 

Purchase a compatible battery from your favorite online merchant when HP does not provide the battery you need.

 

Find your Product

See:  HP Notebook PCs - How Do I Find My Model Number or Product Number?

Find Parts and Replacement Procedure

      Open Product Home    >> Enter the full model name

  • When the website opens, select category Manuals
  • Look for and open the Maintenance and Service guide for your computer (document name varies)
  • Search for “Battery” to find parts and replacement  >> Read the chapter on Replacement Procedures

NOTES  

  1. The exact name of the service document varies, though usually the word "service" or "maintenance" is included in the name. 
  2. The "Service Guide" and "User Guide" are not the same documents.
  • Part numbers and replacement procedure are listed in the component replacement section (wording varies)

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HP Collection of “how-to” videos – Battery

 

Internal Batteries…

 

HP Support Channel - Collection of “how-to” videos

HP Video Gallery - YouTube

  • Use Categories to narrow the results. 
  • Select your Video

 

Example – Category 

HP PC Service Videos | Remove and Replace Parts

 

Cntrl-F   Search the page for Replace the Battery or Battery

Find a similar model type to your system > Select and watch your Video

 

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Find / Check for parts at PartSurfer / HP Parts Store

 

Reference:  HP Notebook PCs - Ordering HP Certified Replacement Parts

 

PartSurfer might be able to tell you exactly which parts came with your device.

 

Open PartSurfer

  • Select your Country
  • Enter the device Product Number , Serial Number, or Part Number in the Quick Search box
  • HINT: To see a system-specific list, replace the Product Number with your device Serial Number
  • Items accompanied by a tiny box in the Add-to-Cart column are available for purchase

 

Parts marked as "n/a" are not available from HP.

 

Parts marked as available for purchase might be available from:  HP Parts Store

OR

When HP does not provide the part for retail purchase,

Use your search engine to find a compatible part number replacement at your favorite online store.

 

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Device Home Page - References and Resources – Learn about your Device - Solve Problems

NOTE:  Content depends on device type and Operating System

Categories:  Alerts, Warranty Check, HP Drivers / Software and BIOS, How-to Videos, Bulletins/Notices, How-to Documents, Troubleshooting, Manuals > User Guide, Service and Maintenance Guide (Replacement Parts and Procedures), Product Information (Specifications), more

When the website support page opens, Select (as available) a Category > Topic > Subtopic

Product Home

Enter the type and name of your HP device

 

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