You can check the battery charge before you insert the battery into the
computer. You can also set power management options to alert you when the
battery charge is low.
explosion. Replace the battery only with a compatible battery purchased from
Dell. The battery is designed to work with your Dell computer. Do not use batteries
from other computers with your computer.
no longer holds a charge, call your local waste disposal or environmental agency
for advice on disposing of a lithium-ion battery (see "Battery Disposal" in the
Product Information Guide
Do not puncture, incinerate, disassemble, or expose the battery to temperatures
above 65°C (149°F). Keep the battery away from children. Handle damaged or
leaking batteries with extreme care. Damaged batteries may leak and cause
personal injury or equipment damage.
Checking the Battery Charge
You can check the battery charge on your computer using any one of the
Dell QuickSet Battery Meter
Microsoft Windows battery meter icon
Battery charge/health gauge located on the battery
Low-battery warning pop-up window
Dell™ QuickSet Battery Meter
To view the Dell QuickSet Battery Meter:
Double-click the Dell QuickSet icon in the taskbar, and then click Battery
The Battery Meter displays the status, battery health, charge level, and charge
completion time for the battery in your computer.
Using a Battery
Using an incompatible battery may increase the risk of fire or
Do not dispose of batteries with household waste. When your battery
Misuse of the battery may increase the risk of fire or chemical burn.
located in the notification area