If you leave your laptop plugged in all the time, even when the battery is fully charged does it shorten the life of the battery?
That is the question that came up the other day and I didn’t know the answer, I always wondered myself as I use a laptop at work that is plugged into the AC power 99% of the time. Fortunately an answer to the question was very easy to find on the internet.
The short answer is yes, leaving your laptop plugged into mains power while the battery is fully charged will reduce the batteries capacity to hold a charge. When the battery is running consistently at full charge it causes the battery to chemically kill it’s self. Continue reading “Does Leaving Your Laptop Plugged In Shorten It’s Battery Life?”