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Dell Chromebook Battery Status LEDs



Article Summary: This article describes what the battery status LED light status mean on a Dell Chromebook


Battery Status LED Light

The battery status LED light is located at the front of the chassis, as shown in the image below.
The table below lists the definition of the status LED light.

Chassis LED

Status LED
Status LED light Description
Off AC powered: charge level higher than 96%
White AC powered: charge level less than 96%, Charging
Off No AC attached: Battery powered, charge level higher than 14%
Off No AC attached: Battery powered, charge level less than 14%, machine in S5
Amber No AC attached: Battery powered, charge level less than 14%, machine in S0 or S3
Blinking Amber Battery error
Note: When the battery does not seem to be charging:
  1. Try another A/C Adapter if one is available.

  2. Try following the steps outlined in the following article: How to recover and reset the Chrome OS

  3. Perform a battery health test on the battery with the A/C adapter. For more information refer to Dell Knowledge base article Battery Health Check.




Article ID: SLN288782

Last Date Modified: 08/22/2017 08:14 AM


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