Properly charging your smartphone is essential for maintaining the health of your battery, and ensuring better battery life and increased safety in the long run. Simply plugging your phone in as soon as you get home and leaving the charger on until you leave in the morning is not the right solution. Since there is a lot of different advice floating around on how to charge your phone, we decided to get you tips to get the most out of your smartphone’s battery from the guys who built.
Gaming or watching videos while charging is bad because they distort charging cycles.
Don’t use battery saver apps they’re the main battery eaters.
If you’re phone gets heat while usage just don’t use it. Keep it aside and let it come back to normal temperature.
Mobile heat cause either surrounding temperature over gaming, videos and running background apps. Still not able to control it just restart the phone.
What’s the best way to charge your smartphone?
- Avoid full cycle (zero-100 percent) and overnight charging. Instead, top-up your phone more regularly with partial charges.
- Ending a charge at 80 percent is better for the battery than topping all the way up to 100 percent.
- Use fast charging technologies sparingly and never overnight.
- Heat is the battery killer. Don’t cover your phone when charging and keep it out of hot places.
- Turn your phone off when charging, or at least don’t play games or watch videos to avoid mini cycles.
- Repeated charging or maintaining the battery between 90-100% will also decreases the battery life cycle.
- Don’t mix up the chargers. Always use mobile company provided charger.
- Don’t charge using laptop/desktop since it produces very low power supply and some battery will get easily damaged.
- Power Bank chargers are widely available now. Use branded power bank
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