Maybe you have noticed a sudden change in the battery life of your Dell Inspiron laptop, or you just want to find out about the actual battery state of your Dell laptop. Whatever your personal reason might be, testing Dell Inspiron laptop battery health is pretty simple. So, in this guide, you will learn how to check Dell Inspiron battery health via BIOS.
Meanwhile, laptop batteries will last a year to several years depending on use, and if you’re always on the go, you can not be able to say if you don’t get life out of your laptop battery the way you used to.
Furthermore, Dell laptops use lithium-ion batteries as do most laptops, which are able to swell because of battery age, number of charge cycles, or high heat exposure. Although the swollen pack is not a safety concern, the damaged or swollen components should not be used. If you have a problem with battery pack swelling, Dell recommends that you stop using the battery and replace it with a Dell authorized battery.
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How to Check Dell Inspiron Battery Health
There are many ways to check HP laptop battery health like using Diagnostics but in this guide, I will show you how to check Dell battery health status from BIOS.
Method 1: Test Dell Battery Status via BIOS
Step 1. You could boot the system into BIOS by tapping the F2 key as soon as you power on the system or at the Dell logo screen.
Alternatively: F1, Delete, F12, or F3.
Older models: CTRL+ALT+ENTER or Delete or Fn+ESC or Fn+F1.
Step 2. Click the “+” icon next to the General tab to expand it.
Step 3. Select Battery Information.
Step 4. Now, on the left-hand side of the screen, you will see the Dell battery health status next to Health. In my case, my Dell Inspiron battery health is Excellent.
Meanwhile, If the battery health status is showing blank or unavailable, then it indicates that the battery isn’t detected or there is a fatal error with the battery.
However, if your Dell BIOS is different from the above-mentioned steps then follow the below steps:
Step 1. You could boot the system into BIOS by tapping F2 key as soon as you power on the system or at the Dell logo screen.
Step 2. Go to the Advanced Tab.
Step 3. Now, check your Dell Inspiron battery health status next to the Battery Health menu. If the battery is fine then you may see This battery is performing normally.
So this was a quick tutorial guide on how to check Dell Inspiron battery health via BIOS in Windows 10. The easiest way to know about your Dell battery health is by going to the BIOS page.