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      An introduction to Lenovo Energy Management 6.0


      Comparing with the previous versions, Lenovo Energy Management 6.0 has been improved with the following new features:

      1. Add “Battery Level” in Battery Information.
      2. Redefine “Battery Health”.

          (1) Change limited capacity of “Best battery heath” to 45%~50% from 80%;
          (2) Detect battery status by hardware automatically;
          (3) Pop up a hint box to suggest users to switch the mode;

      3. Add hint when using unauthorized battery.
      4. Remove the scheme of “Power Saver”.
      5. Remove “Advanced Settings” of “Super Energy Saver”.

      Click here to learn more about latest version of Energy Managment Lenovo Energy Management 7.0 and Lenovo Energy Management 8.0

      Affected Brands

      All Idea Laptops

      System is configured with

      Energy Management 6.0


      1. User interface of Lenovo Energy Management 6.0.



      A: About;     
      B: Current Scheme
      C: Battery Status;
      D: Battery Health;
      E: Settings
      F: Help;
      G: Advanced Features;
      H: Battery Information;
      I: Four Schemes: Energy Star /High Performance /Balanced/ Super Energy Saver;
      J: Battery Capacity.

      2. How to set energy management and view status or information.

          (1)Click “Energy Management” (designated as “A” in Fig.1) to get the basic information of Lenovo Energy Management 6.0. View Fig.2. 


          (2) Click the button designated as “E” in Fig.1 to set energy management. There are two options. Click “Display” and “System” to set accordingly. View Fig.3 and Fig.4. 



          (3) Click the button designated as “G” in Fig.1 to set the advanced features. There are three options: “Battery Health”, “Smart Power-saving” and “Smart Sensing”.

               a. Click “Battery Health” to set battery using mode. Select “Optimize For Battery Runtime” or “Best Battery Health” accordingly. View Fig.5 and Fig.6.



      In this mode shown in Fig.6, the charge capacity is limited under 45%~50%.

               b. Click “Smart Power-saving”, select the options accordingly.


                c. Click “Smart sensing”, select accordingly.


          (4) Click the button designated as “H” in Fig.1 to get battery information. Battery level describes the current battery health status. View Fig.9. 


      If an unauthorized battery is plugged in, following message will be shown. 


      Additonal Information

      Why does the capacity of battery maintain 50% during the later stage of charging?
      The reason is that the health mode of “Best Battery Mode” is selected. In this mode shown in Fig.6, the charge capacity is limited under 45%~50%. If you want to switch to another mode, click the icon of Energy Management -> Click the icon for Advanced Features -> Battery Health -> Optimize For Battery Runtime -> Apply -> OK.

      How to update Energy Management

      For systems preloaded with energy management, newest version may be available. To access the latest:

      1. Open Lenovo support website
      2. Key in or detect your model name, such as Z50-70
      3. Click Drivers & Software on the header, then set Operating System as Pick an OS and Component as Power Management
      4. Download the corresponding package based your operating system such as Windows 7 32-bit


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      • Alias ID: IN20110223-002
      • Document ID: HT034410
      • Last Updated :30 Aug 2016
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