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Charge the battery for the first time

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#1 chris0147


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Posted 28 September 2015 - 02:25 PM

Hey guys,
I need your help, i bought a genuine battery for my laptop Toshiba Satellite A500, but it doesn't say much information on the manual so I want to know how long I need to charge up the battery for the first time?

Do I need to put the battery on my laptop and switch on the adapter to charge it up without switch the laptop on?

When I am using the laptop, do you know what is the per cent when the battery get low that I need to charge it up?

Is it ok to charge the battery when the battery goes to near 10% or more when I'm using the laptop?

And do I have to charge the battery 4 times in one day?

I need to be careful as I don't want to damage the laptop battery that wont last to a year if i am not being careful.
Thanks in advance

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Posted 28 September 2015 - 02:53 PM

I'm going to assume it's a Lithium-ion battery. All the information about charging and how to maintain peak battery performance can be found here: http://batteryuniversity.com/learn/article/charging_lithium_ion_batteries

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