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Charging

Forum discussion tagged with Charging.
  1. K

    Question Toshiba Satellite Pro C850 Battery Not Charging After New Windows 10 Installation

    So the battery and charger were working fine before I installed a new Windows 10 on my Toshiba Satellite Pro C850. Now the battery is about to die and the charger won't work! I tried updating the battery drivers but Windows reported correct ones are already being used. I am unable to turn on...
  2. W

    Question Is there any way to control when Laptop starts charging?

    I'd like to have the convenience to keep my charger plugged into my laptop, but I'm worried that it will damage my laptop if it is continuously charging. Is there any way to control when the battery gets charged (like after 10% drops or at 90%)? Thanks. (I'm not sure if this is the right...
  3. IqraChan

    Question Alert! The AC power adapter wattage and type cannot be determined Dell Inspiron 7577

    Hello. I could use some help. I know there have been similar posts. I have a Dell Inspiron 15-7577. I recently had it repaired, I got the processor fan replaced and after I got my laptop back, I get this warning whenever I turn on my laptop, "Alert! The AC power adapter wattage and type cannot...
  4. S

    Question is it safe to use my new laptop for gaming?

    the model is HP Laptop 15s-du0xxx and i want to use it for emulating games from ps1 ps2 and psp. keep in mind everytime i emulate a game i plug it in just in case. is it safe to plug in my laptop while 100% and playing games?
  5. ContraMaster

    Question Samsung Galaxy Tab S (SM-T807) Charging, but will not display anything.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S(SM-T807) is Charging(I think), but will not display anything. Hello, I'm having an issue with my Samsung Galaxy Tab A. Due to wear and tear I have just replaced the charging port on my tablet after the tablet would not hold the charger in place and the whole inside of the...
  6. Redax11

    Question My laptop is not receiving power anymore, not charging

    Hello and I am sorry if I somehow posted in the wrong thread! Today after I used my laptop for a bit, I placed it down in sleep mode and finished some things I had to do. When I came back, my laptop was dead. The LED that would show me when the laptop was charging isn't turning on ( It would...
  7. Jason_Free

    Question My Samsung A50 won't charge, tried with different cables, power outlets, and even tried cleaning the port itself.

    Hi! I've been trying for a couple of days now, but my samsung just won't charge at all. There were times that I could turn it on, and when I had it plugged in, it would be on indefinitely but I wouldn't be able to unplug it. The battery (at that state) remained at a constant 0, and using Ampere...
  8. R

    Question iPhone 8 Battery

    Hello, A few months ago on Christmas, I got a new IPhone 8. I am a fanatic and psycho about the charging so I make sure I use the apple charger that it comes with, and I have been keeping up with the charging. I let the battery go to about 30%, maybe a bit under, and in the morning I charge it...
  9. R

    Question Phone charging... IPhone 8

    Hello, On Christmas, I got a new iPhone 8. And i have been charging it in the morning and i let it charge to about 85 percent, and then i unplug it at about 30 or 28 percent. It varies sometimes though. I have heard this is good for the battery life and cycle. I also heard that it is good to...
  10. Z

    Question Laptp Charging issues

    I have a HP Pavilion DV6 laptop. it's doing something quite strange... Laptop doesnt power on with battery. laptop doesnt charge when turned off if i remove battery and try turning on whilst it's plugged in, it doesnt power up. if i get another battery from another laptop, put that in then it...
  11. robo731

    Question Dell achieving high performance with lower wattage charger?

    I have a Dell N7110 with a 48 WHr 6 -cell battery. I believe it's supposed to use a 90 Watt AC adapter to charge, however the charger I have is 65 Watts. When I boot the laptop it gives a warning that it will adjust performance to match the lower watt power adapter. I'm wondering if this...
  12. R

    [SOLVED] Airplane mode on phone..

    Hello! I was wondering if its okay if I turn my iPhone 8 on airplane mode for a few hours when I’m not using it to save battery. Is this okay to do, or am I gonna damage the battery? Also is it okay to charge my phone to 100 percent overnight? From, Ryan
  13. R

    Question How should I charge my new iPhone 8?

    Hello, I have heard much about how you should charge phones correctly for the battery, and some other ways how you should not. For example, I have heard that you should NOT let it go down to zero, and you should keep the phone between 40% and 80%. Is this correct? I got my new iPhone 8 for...
  14. P

    Question Laptop died out, won't charge or turn on.

    I have a Dell Inspiron. It had a problem that it was not starting or charging. I sent it Service Center. It was fixed. They said that issue was something related to Power IC. Yesterday when I was using it, I found that charger was making some noises. I took it to the shop and they said that...
  15. L

    Question Redmi Airdots Left earbud dim red when placed in case and does not charge.

    Image link: View: https://m.imgur.com/gallery/CjERGg8 Left airdot goes dim red light when placed in case compared to the bright red light in the right one and does not charge. Been using this airdots in more than a month and its been woking well until the issue suddenly arise. Did not drop...
  16. AleksiDj52

    Question Can i charge my phone from my laptop with USB Type C?

    Hello everyone, first of all my English is not that good so i hope you understand what i say. The title is not well written but i didn't want to write much but i'll explain it better here. Because i'm leaving abroad in 20 days from now and i'll be getting my phone and laptop on the road. The...
  17. M

    Question Can you fast charge a phone via the Thunderbolt 3 port on a laptop?

    Hi, So i want to buy a laptop for college work and I am thinking of getting the Matebook x pro 2018 with i7 and MX150, however i would like to know if i can fast charge my phone through the built in Thunderbolt 3 port so that I can charge the laptop through the other usb-c port and only use one...
  18. mzsheikh

    Question How to clean Wireless Earphone connector pin

    Hi, My right earbud is not charging, due to maybe the corrosion/carbon. See below, the top right connector. How can I clean it and to make the charging work again or is it seems to be damaged? Thanks
  19. J

    Question Can a Micro-USB adapter charge headphones with a USB-C cable?

    Hey! I'm having a hard time getting my headphones charged as well as everything else at my home that got a micro-USB port. I am trying to get 1 wall charger (In my case the one that came with my Google Pixel 2 XL that has a USB-C port) to work with every thing at my home. I charge my phone...
  20. Question Mac won't turn on or charge - apparently water damage (with pics)

    Hi My girlfriends Macbook air (early 2015 Intel i5) won't charge. I delivered it to an licenced Apple Service Center in Norway, where they told me water damage was found. They wanted around $1200 to fix it - apparently they had to change "The motherboard, the keyboard and one cable". She says...