Is there a software for a Lenovo Ideapad Flex 4-1480 that allow you to manage battery settings?

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I have several Lenovo Ideapad Flex 4-1480 model 80VD that I am running into charging issues.  Most of the time it is stating 0% available, plugged in but not charging.  I had another battery that I installed in this same laptop that was at 40% but when I put it in this laptop it too just drained down to 0% available, plugged in but not charging.  Laptop is running Windows 10 Enterprise.
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Top Expert 2016

Commented:
then you have a charging system failure. This is a hardware not a software fault.
Top Expert 2013

Commented:
did you use Original batteries?  many don't like the 3rd party ones
afaik, there's only the windows settings for battery - max prstation, or energy saving setting
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Distinguished Expert 2018

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Please follow the basic troubleshooting steps in this thread. It is doesn't help we can troubleshoot further

Method 1: Run the Windows built-in troubleshooter

1. Press Windows key + X, then select Control Panel.
2. Search for Troubleshooting and click on Troubleshooting.
3. On the left pane, click on View all and click on Power.
4. Click on Next and follow the on-screen instruction to troubleshoot the issue.
If the issue persists, proceed to Method 2.

Method 2: Reset and restore the Power Plans to default.
1. Press Windows key + X, then select Command Prompt (Admin).
2. Type in the command:
powercfg –restoredefaultschemes and press Enter.
Note: This procedure would reset the power plan settings to default. Any previously customized power plans would be removed.

If the issue persists, proceed to Method 3.
Method 3:Uninstall and re-install battery drivers from Device manager and check.
Press Windows Key + X.
Click on Device Manager.
Expand Batteries and right click on Batteries ACPI and click on Uninstall.
Restart the computer and check.
https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-hardware/battery-0-and-not-charging-after-windows-update/fe67f24b-ecbb-47a6-851b-d5590940fa16
Distinguished Expert 2018
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Leave out the OS. See if you can verify the battery charging state in the bios (some bios' offer that). Or boot some live Linux like knoppix to verify that.
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What did you find out?

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