Charge Lenovo IdeaPad Laptop Faster using Rapid Charge

Charge Lenovo IdeaPad faster

Lenovo’s new IdeaPad laptops are one of the most affordable premium looking Windows 10 laptops that you can buy today. The slim bezels and the latest Intel chips make it a goto laptop for Windows 10 users. That said, the new Lenovo laptops also come with some cool software tricks up its sleeves such as the rapid charge mode that allows your laptop to charge faster.

The Rapid Charge mode in Lenovo Vantage software allows you to charge your Lenovo IdeaPad laptop faster than normal. By default, this feature is disabled in your laptop, but you can enable it by following these steps.

Rapid Charge Lenovo IdeaPad Laptop

  1. Type Lenovo Vantage in the search bar. If you don’t have the software installed, download it from the Lenovo website.
  2. Click on the Lenovo Vantage app to open it.
  3. Make sure you are connected to the internet and wait for the app to load.
  4. From the Welcome screen, click on Hardware Settings.
  5. Click on the Power option.
  6. Scroll down to Rapid Charge section.
    Charge Lenovo IdeaPad faster
  7. Click the toggle switch to turn on Rapid Charge Mode on your Lenovo IdeaPad laptop.
  8. That’s it. Now your Lenovo Laptop will charge quicker than normal.

The Rapid Charge feature in Lenovo IdeaPad 330S and other variants is a handy feature if you use your laptop on battery most of the time. However, the Rapid Mode is not recommended if you keep your laptop connected to the power cable all the time.

For this, Lenovo has Conservation Mode. The Conservation Mode limits the battery charge to 50-60% to maximize battery life. You can keep the laptop plugged into AC all the time when this mode is enabled.

  1. In the Lenovo Vantage app, go to Hardware Settings.
  2. Click on the Power option.
  3. Scroll down and enable “Conservation Mode“.
    Lenovo Vantage Conservation Mode
  4. Now you can keep working on your laptop by keeping it plugged into AC without worrying about overcharging your laptop.

However, note that you cannot use both the Rapid Charge and Conservation Mode feature simultaneously. One of the features needs to be disabled as per your need to use other feature.


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