HP Envy not Charging: 4 Fixes if There’s no Light Indicator

Try these solutions to get your PC charging again

by Ivan Jenic
Ivan Jenic
Ivan Jenic
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Passionate about all elements related to Windows and combined with his innate curiosity, Ivan has delved deep into understanding this operating system, with a specialization in drivers and... read more
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  • If your HP Envy laptop is not charging, it might be because of a faulty or outdated driver.
  • Another known cause of this issue is an outdated operating system.
  • You can solve the problem by uninstalling and reinstalling your battery driver.
hp envy not charging

The HP Envy not charging issue is one of the major problems users face on the otherwise excellent laptop. According to them, the battery fails to charge despite connecting the charger to a power source.

If you also face this issue, this guide contains quick and easy ways to fix it.

Why is my HP Envy battery not charging?

There are a series of reasons your HP Envy laptop might not charge. Listed below are some of the prominent ones:

  • Faulty driver: If your HP Envy is not charging when plugged in, it might be because of faulty or outdated battery drivers. You need to reinstall or update your driver to solve the problem.
  • Overheating: If your battery is overheating, the battery might not charge to prevent damage. In this case, you must allow your PC to cool down before charging it.
  • Faulty hardware: Sometimes, your HP Envy laptop might not be charging with no light showing due to issues with your cord or adapter. You need to check if your charger is working well and replace it if necessary.

What can I do if HP Envy is not charging?

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1. Uninstall and reinstall battery drivers

  1. Press the Windows key + X and click on Device Manager.
    device manager hp envy not charging
  2. Double-click the Batteries option to expand it and right-click the device there.
  3. Now, select the Uninstall device option.
    uninstall device
  4. Finally, click the Uninstall button and restart your PC.
    uninnstall button

If your HP Envy 15 or x360 is not charging, it might be because of issues with your drivers. You can eliminate this problem by uninstalling and reinstalling your battery driver.

Alternatively, you can update your driver to the latest version to fix this issue. To do this, we recommend using an automatic driver updater in Outbyte Driver Updater to quickly update all outdated drivers on your PC.

2. Check your charger

Sometimes, this problem is down to issues with your charger adapter or cord. To be sure this is not the case, disconnect your charger from the power source and check if the charging pin is not bent.

Also, it would be best if you tried the adapter with another cord and the cord with another adapter. You might need to replace your charger if any of these combinations work.

3. Update your PC

  1. Press the Windows key + I and select Update & Security.
    update and
  2. Click the Check for updates button.
    check for hp envy not charging
  3. Finally, download and install any available updates.

Sometimes, your HP Envy battery is not charging because of an outdated operating system. The quickest way around this is to update your PC to the latest version.

4. Check your battery

If the solutions above fail to get your HP Envy laptop charging, you need to check if the battery is not declining.

You might need some tools to unscrew your PC and remove the battery. If you are unsure of what you are doing, we advise seeking the help of a professional to prevent further damage to your PC.

Also, you can try to perform a BIOS reset to see if this will solve the problem. You can do that by following our comprehensive guide.

With this, we can conclude this guide on fixing an HP Envy laptop that is not charging. We believe you now have the needed information to resolve the issue, provided you follow the steps carefully.

If your laptop battery is not charging above 80%, check our detailed guide to fix it quickly.

Let us know the solution that helped you fix this issue in the comments below.

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