You've Been Charging Your Phone Wrong Your Entire Life

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You've Been Charging Your Phone Wrong Your Entire Life
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Isn't it annoying when you have to make an urgent call and your phone just shuts off due to low battery? I bet it's one of the most frustrating things we face on a usual basis but not everything can be blamed on the phone battery. We ourselves happen to make some common mistakes which can be avoided to run out phone's battery a little longer. Do you leave your phone on charge overnight? Are you aware that overcharging your phone can cause damage to it? 

If you want your smartphone battery to last a little longer, you need to make a few changes to the way you have been charging your phone. It might take a while to make a habit out of it, but as you begin to follow these daily practices you would see the improvements gradually. 

Find out in the below point as to what can be done to minimise our phone's battery loss.

Charging your phone at small intervals may damage the battery life. THAT'S A MYTH!

Charging Your Phone Wrong

Charging your phone at small intervals may damage the battery life. THAT'S A MYTH! It is said that a phone battery should be not charged directly from 1 to 100 percent, as it might lead the battery to wear out. It is best if you give it small intervals to charge.

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Here's another misconception: Charging our phones when the battery is about to die.

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Believe me, just DON'T wait till the end!

According to a battery company Cadex:

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...the 'lithium-ion' in the battery has its own level of 'stress'. If you increase the 'stress' of your smartphone by overcharging it, the battery life of your phone is ultimately shortened, which takes us to the next step that is very important.

Unplug your phone when it is fully charged.

Unplug your phone when it is fully charged.
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As for humans, stress can be damaging. Similarly, over-stressing your phone by overcharging it, is going to do no good to you. Unplugging the charger is like 'relaxing after an exhausting exercise'. How would it be if you workout non-stop?

In fact, try not to charge it to 100%.

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According to Battery University, "Li-ion does not need to be fully charged, nor is it desirable to do so. In fact, it is better not to fully charge, because a high voltage stresses the battery and wears it away in the long run".

Plug-in your phone whenever you can.

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Your phone battery will stay a little happier if you charge it now and then, instead of charging it when it's empty. According to Battery University, it's best to charge your phone when it loses its 10%, though it's not possible to be conscious all the time, but just plug it whenever required.

When you're charging your phone, does it heat up? Here's what to do.

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This is especially for iPhone. If it heats up, as Apple suggests, remove the case and charge it. If you're charging it in the hot sun, keep the iPhone covered. It'll protect your battery health.

Watch this video to learn more about it.

Were you aware of the fact of charging the phone in a right manner?