Here’s why your laptop charger keeps connecting and disconnecting.[Fixed]

Do you have a laptop that keeps connecting and disconnecting when you plug in the charger?

This can be frustrating, especially if you need to use your laptop for work or school. Don’t worry this is very common a lot of people have this same problem.

The reason why your laptop keeps connecting or disconnecting is because of some incorrect power setting, faulty charger, or cable. A loose charging port can also result in this.

In this blog post, we will explore some of the settings you can apply to fix this problem or some of the potential reasons why this is happening.

Power management setting

One of the potential reasons your laptop keeps connecting and disconnecting is because of incorrect power management settings. You can apply some of the solutions mentioned below to fix this problem.

Method-1 > Restore default power options

Open the control panel > Click on Hardware and Sound > Click on Power Options > Click on Change plan setting

> Click on Restore default power options

Or you can just

Open command prompt

Type or copy-paste the following command and press enter.

powercfg -restoredefaultschemes

If this does not work move to the steps below.

Method-2 > Uninstall the battery driver

You have to uninstall some of the battery drivers to do this.

Press Windows key + X or right-click on the start menu> Click Device manager

> Click the drop-down for Batteries> right click and select uninstall for all the drivers and after that restart the laptop.

Method-3 > Power saver mode

To activate the power-saving mode

Right-click on the battery icon > Click on Windows Mobility Center

> Change the option in battery status to Power saver

This will fix your problem but in case you tried all the methods above but didn’t work you can check this article to find more methods to fix this.

We hope one of these steps helped you fix the connecting and disconnecting problem on your laptop but if it didn’t that means there is some technical issue like

Loose Charging port

A loose charging port can be one of the reasons your laptop keeps connecting and disconnecting. It can get damaged over time.

To check this

Just plug your charger into the laptop, does it fit perfectly into the laptop? Or can you wiggle it around a bit? Or do you have to rotate the charger wire in a certain way for it to start charging?

If the answer is yes to any of these questions then you have a loose charging port or the charger might not be compatible with your laptop.

Faulty charger/brick or cable

One of the reasons your laptop keeps connecting and disconnecting could be because of a faulty charger, power brick, or cable. Using a laptop charger that is not from the company that manufactured your laptop might cause this issue.

If you have another charger, try charging your laptop with it or try using a different cable. If the problem gets resolved this means there was something with the charger.

You should just throw that charger and buy a new one because it might have some short circuit or a broken wire that is preventing it from delivering the power to your laptop.

It will cost you a lot more if you damage your laptop because of a faulty charger so it is better to buy a new one.

Laptop or battery

If you have bought a new charger and also it fits perfectly into the laptop charging port but the problem still persists then there could be a technical issue with your laptop or battery.

It might be some internal issue with your laptop or the battery might have gone bad and needs to be replaced. You should take your laptop to the nearest laptop repair shop and get it checked by a professional.

Laptop Charger keeps disconnecting when using or playing games

If your laptop acts like this only when you are using it or playing games on it and it works fine when it is idle.

This means that the charger you are using is not able to meet the power requirement of the laptop when you are using it for gaming or other power-intensive tasks.

You might be using a laptop charger that has a lower wattage or amperage output than what the laptop requires. Or it might have low voltage.

All this can have an effect on the laptop as well as the power supply. it might get hot and get damaged.

It is better to use a charger with a higher wattage with constant volts than what the laptop requires. This ensures that the laptop gets the stable and maximum power supply it requires and doesn’t face any issues.


I hope you found this article helpful and were able to fix the connecting and disconnecting problem on your laptop.

It is hard to know exactly what might be causing this issue without physically checking the laptop. So your best option is to get your laptop checked by an expert if the problem continues.