Why Is My Asus Laptop Not Charging? Causes & Fixes

Many Asus users have reported that their laptop is not charging when plugged into a power adapter. It can be resolved easily.

In this article, we’ll examine the various reasons why a laptop won’t charge and try fixing the issue.

You should read this guide if your Asus laptop is not charging with wall adapter.

Why is My Asus Laptop Not Charging?

Asus Laptop

One of the most common reasons for a laptop not charging is that the charger itself is defective. If you have another charger at home, plug in your laptop.

If your laptop is charging with a new charger, it’s clear that your power adapter is bad and needs to be replaced.

Another possibility is that the battery itself is defective. It must be replaced if your battery is more than three years old.

There are many other reasons why your Asus laptop might not be charging. Let’s troubleshoot your laptop to fix the charging issue.

Also Read: Laptop Says Plugged in, Not Charging (How To Fix)

How To Fix Asus Laptop Not Charging Problem?

In most cases, the laptop won’t charge when plugged in because of software issues or some minor faults that can be resolved at home.

You can troubleshoot your Asus laptop to resolve the charging issue without going to a service center.

Let’s explore some easy methods to troubleshoot charging issues of Windows laptops.

Check Your Adapter

The first thing you should check is your power adapter. The older models of Asus laptops come with a detachable charging adapter.

Sometimes, the charging cable goes loose and won’t make a connection with the adapter. Due to this, your laptop won’t charge.

Ensure that your adapter is plugged into a working wall outlet and its switch is turned on. We often forget to turn on the switch and check other parts.

Check the charging cable for any physical damage if your adapter is plugged in and switched on. If you find any cuts or frays, replace the cable.

If your adapter and cable are fine, move to the next method.

Restart Your Laptop

Shut Down Asus Laptop

All laptop manufacturers recommend shutting down their notebooks at night, but we usually put them in sleep mode.

If you have not restarted your laptop for a long time, do it now. Many times, a simple restart can fix various hardware and software-related issues.

After restarting, check if your laptop is charging or not. If it is still not charging, go to the next method.

Reset Power Controller

Remove Battery from Laptop

Remove the battery from your laptop and press and hold the power button for 30 seconds to reset the power controller.

Now, insert the charger and press the power on button. Wait for your laptop to turn on.

If it’s turned on, it means your adapter is working fine. Now it’s clear that the issue is with your laptop battery health or battery driver.

The battery driver can also cause issues in charging a laptop. You should keep it up to date.

Update Battery Drivers

Update Battery Driver

Outdated or corrupt battery drivers can also cause the charging issue in Asus laptops. You should keep your laptop’s drivers up to date to avoid such problems.

To update your battery drivers, follow these steps:

Step #1: Press the “Windows + X” keys and select “Device Manager” from the menu.

Step #2: Expand “Batteries” and right-click on the battery driver.

Step #3: Select “Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery” from the list.

Step #4: Right-click and select “Update Driver” from the menu.

Step #5: Click on “Search automatically for updated driver software.”

Windows will now search for the latest available driver and install it on your laptop. Once done, restart your laptop to check if the problem is resolved.

Cool Down Your Laptop

Laptop Cooling Pad

Heat is the enemy of battery health. If your laptop is hot because of multitasking, turn it off and leave it for 30 minutes to cool down on a cooling pad.

Your laptop will stop charging when the temperature rises to a certain level. The microcontrollers do this to prevent the battery health.

Once your laptop reaches the normal temperature, plug in the charger to see if issue is resolved or not.

Change Power Plan Settings

Asus Battery Health Charging

If you are using your laptop on battery saver mode, then it may cause an issue in charging.

To change your power plan settings, follow these steps:

Step #1: Press the “Windows + S” keys and type “Control Panel” in the search bar.

Step #2: Click on “Control Panel” from the search results.

Step #3: Select “Large icons” from the View by drop-down menu.

Step #4: Click on “Power Options.”

Step #5: Click “Change plan settings” next to your current power plan.

Step #6: Select “Change advanced power settings.”

Step 7: Expand “Battery” and set your power options to “Full Capacity Mode.”

After making the changes, click on “Apply” and then “OK.” Restart your laptop to save the changes.

If changing your power plan settings doesn’t work, try the next method.

Run Hardware Troubleshooter

Windows has a built-in troubleshooter to fix various hardware and software problems. You can run this troubleshooter to fix charging issues on your Asus laptop.

To run the hardware troubleshooter, follow these steps:

Step #1: Press the “Windows + I” keys to open Windows Settings.

Step #2: Click on “Update & Security.”

Step #3: Select “Troubleshoot” from the left-hand menu.

Step #4: Expand “Hardware and Devices” and click on “Run the troubleshooter.”

Windows will now run the troubleshooter and try to fix the charging issue. Once done, restart your laptop to check if the problem is resolved.

Check Battery Health

If your laptop’s battery is not in good health, it might cause charging issues. You can use the Windows Battery Report tool to check your battery health.

To generate a battery report, follow these steps:

Step #1: Press the “Windows + R” keys and type “CMD” in the Run dialog box.

Step #2: Press “Enter” to open the Command Prompt.

Step #3: Type the following command and press “Enter”:

powercfg /batteryreport /output "C:\battery_report.html

Step #4: Wait for a few moments while Windows generates the report.

Step #5: Open the report file (battery_report.html) and check your battery health.

You can also use third-party software to check your laptop’s battery health.

If your battery health is not good, you need to replace it. Removable batteries can be replaced easily, but non-removable batteries should be replaced at the service center.

Conclusion

These are some of the most effective methods to fix Asus laptop not charging issues. If none of these methods work for you, contact Asus customer support for further assistance.

Daniel is a tech enthusiast and repair technician who loves experimenting with various gadgets and home appliances. On this blog, he shares a troubleshooting guide for software and hardware faults.

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