How to Maintain a Laptop Battery
Your laptop’s battery won’t last forever no matter how you maintain it. But it may last just a little longer than otherwise if you follow a few basic maintenance practices. There’s very little you need to do to maintain a laptop’s battery. Maintaining the laptop’s battery is easy.
When you’re storing a laptop for a long time (say, more than a month), remove the battery and store it separately. That way, if the battery leaks, it doesn’t wreck the laptop.
When storing a battery, put it in a dry location where it won’t be disturbed or come into contact with metal.
A battery not used for a period of time loses its charge.
Do not throw away old batteries! Always dispose of a computer battery properly, according to the hazardous waste regulations for your locality.
Never drop a laptop battery, get it wet, open it, or place it in a fire.
Generally speaking, don’t do anything to the battery that an intoxicated person would do, especially just before they would say, Hey, check this out.
Keep the battery’s temperature even. Avoid situations where the battery may get too hot or too cold. Like Goldilocks, your laptop battery likes temperatures that are just right.
The longer you own the laptop and use its battery, the less performance you’ll see from it. After about three years, buy your laptop a replacement battery and use it. Dispose of the original battery in the manner proper for your locale.