Regardless of your usage habits, or circumstances, battery care is in direct proportion to battery life. And by baterry life I do not mean how long your battery stays charged. What I mean by battery life is how many months/years (charge cycles) it will perform for you as it did when you first got it, and after it starts to deminish, how quick it goes downhill from there. Its endurance.

It is not good to keep a battery at 100% charged all the time, or to leave it charging for any real length of time. It’s really not possible to say how much time is good or bad, everything battery related is truly dependent on usage habits, and each and every person/circumstance is different. It is highly recommended that you practice this calibration once a month at the very least.

  1. With machine on plugged in, let it charge to 100% and remain at 100% for a 2 hour period.
  2. Unplug and leave it on and running until it drains fully, putting itself to sleep.
  3. Let it sleep for a 5 hour period , unplugged/not charging.
  4. Plug it back in and let it charge back to 100%, let it remain at 100% for a 2 hour period.

That is it! For best results do this 1-2 times a month. For laptops that rarely get used, 2-3 times a month. Remember a battery has little ions that are designed to move around… so give them a full workout.