Revive an Old Laptop Battery Cell in Home (Li-ion)

It is very irritating when your laptop battery is draining so fast but if you are thinking that your battery is dead, then don’t be upset.

Before purchasing a new one you must try these methods to restore damaged laptop battery, most of the cases are solved just by doing some steps.

There are many ways you can get it back restored.

Now read this content as we have shown a step-by-step process to repair dead laptop battery at home.

My two friends, one of them had NinjaBatt battery and the other one had the DJ1J0 model. Applying these tricks they revived the dead battery again for another 6 months, I assure you that you must be able to find the quickest solution to your problem from this article.

Revive Old Laptop battery Cell from Home

Let’s find the methods to restore back damaged battery:

Basic Check-Point for your Laptop Battery (Li-ion)

Always your battery is not the main problem for a sudden shutdown, failure may also occur in your laptop. So, before chasing the battery you must check your laptop. Just remove the battery and plug it directly. Let’s check if it also shut down suddenly. Always, use a UPS to cover the electricity power cut. UPS for a laptop is very easy to fix formula for damaged batteries.

But, this is not all.

Charging Battery Overnight

This is one of the proven methods. Basically, the problem occurs when you left your laptop open without charging the battery (2-3 days) and if you don’t charge in this period then you can face this issue. Just opening your laptop after this period normally the battery would show ‘not charging’.

Don’t panic.

This may be a problem with your OS from detecting this and also a problem happened with your battery. Let’s do this simple method to revive the battery, just shut down the laptop and charge it overnight. In the morning, expecting your battery life to get back! So, keep in mind when you don’t need to lets it cool and shut it down. By this method, you can restore a damaged laptop battery.

Try Cooling Your Battery into Freeze for 20 Hours

You should try this for the best result. If you find that above all steps do not work for you, then this might work finally. Just freeze your battery, but be cautious when you put your battery into freeze. Firstly cover it in a cotton bag then put that in a plastic bag. Next, keep it in the freezer and leave for 20 hours. After that, take it out and let it dry then insert it into your laptop and charge it for 5 hours until 100% filled. Then start your laptop. Your laptop may run out in 1 h or 30 mins but charge, again and again, it will be fine on the third day. It is a very powerful method to fix a laptop battery quickly, this method worked very well to revive a laptop battery.

keep battery into freeze

Here is how you can protect your battery:

Use Cooling Pad for Laptop

Most of the cases of “battery getting dead” are happened in the hot summer season, when the laptop produces too much heat and this affects the battery directly. So, always (especially in summer) use a laptop cooling pad or use it in AC rooms as much as possible. Always keep your laptop battery cool to extend its life.

Always Charge Battery 100% Fully

Some people do a mistake not completely charging it, they normally charge till 50% or 60% and start using it, and the problem starts with it. The battery should be charged 100% full. Then start using it or continue charging when working. Don’t unplug until it reaches 100%.

charge Battery 100%

Instantly Charge When It Is Between 20%-25%

It is the Best Care for your laptop battery. When your battery is draining must charge it, actually, when the battery is in low it gives too much pressure to the battery. Which is why the battery damaging start. The more it hit the lower the percentage, the more the risk arises. So, before it reaches a low level of 10% charge it. Also, charging at a high level does not let the battery work best, it may damage battery cells also if you charge it too much. So, let it reach your charging limit of 20%-25%.
Just try these methods and you will surely find the solution to your problem. Remember these steps bring a short-term solution, sometimes it gives long term. You can also repair your laptop battery easily by changing battery cells.

Repair Laptop Battery [Changing Battery Cells]:

Is your laptop battery not charging? And if you are thinking that your battery is dead, then don’t be upset so soon. We have shown in previous content the effective techniques to get restored a dying laptop battery. But, if those are failed then these steps will surely come out as a permanent solution. In this context, we are going to discuss how you can replace laptop battery cells. Most of the laptops are using Li-ion battery cells which can be easily changed at home. Before purchasing a new one you just follow this guide step-by-step by which you can repair damaged Laptop Battery easily. It is just like to make a new laptop battery at home.

Here is the easy to fix method below-

There is a way,

you don’t need to buy a new laptop battery, but you have to replace the battery cells. Replace those damaged cells with new batteries, and it will work as new. But you need to have some experience to work with it. Otherwise, you will ruin your new cells by misplacing it and also may damage your laptop battery circuit board. Now, let’s follow these steps to replace the battery cells & learn how you can repair laptop battery at home.

Shut Down Your Laptop

Before starting first shut down your laptop. Closing Down your notebook will protect the electronics from damage. Now remove your battery.

always shut down laptop

Check If Your Battery Has No Power Left

Before replacing your battery check if your battery has lost all the power, better to start replacing cells when it is in 0% charge. It will secure you from electrical shock.

Now Open the Battery Case to Replace Cells

Now to open the battery case first gather some tools like a screwdriver, knife, etc. You must be aware of twisting out of shape. If it bends, then it would not fit back in the laptop, and this process will become useless.

open battery case

Take A Picture Of The System

After Removing the upper case, you will see the system of a circuit board with battery cells fit that. Now, at first, before doing anything take a picture or more of the system so that you can see or follow the system to set the new cells. This might help you from doing any wrong. Keep this method in mind when you are going to Repair an Old Laptop Battery.

Removing the Old Cells

Before touch, the cells use a voltmeter to check if all power drained. Now use a tool to carefully remove the wires from those cells. Then remove the old cells from the case circuit board.

take system image

The final step:

Replace with New Cells

Now, this is the time to insert new cells in. Check the pictures you captured before, and follow that system was before. Now, carefully set as on your pictures. After finish, close the case carefully, and make it in the previous shape so that it can fit your laptop.

input new cells

Insert Battery Into Laptop and Charge It For 12 Hours

Now, Insert your battery into the laptop and start it. Don’t forget to charge it for 10-12 hours for the first time. Next, you can reduce your timing.


1. Always use the same battery cells that were previously attached to a circuit board.
2. Skip freezing lithium battery and replace the cells.
3. At the time of lithium battery repairing use protection glass.
4. Limit the heat that transfers to battery cells as it may cause damage by heat build-up.

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