You’ve been charging your cell phone wrong till this time?
The cell phone has surpassed all expectation of progress in technology and is undoubtedly one of the most revolutionizing gadgets of the 21st century. Today several aspects of life depend on cell phone where in addition to being a communicative device, it hosts a number of applications without which modern life can’t just go on.
Could you contemplate a day without your cell phone? It’s virtually impossible as we have grown to be so dependent on this smart little device. That is why, maintaining a cell phone and ensuring proper battery life is imperative so that you never have to face the unfortunate situation of a cell phone with a dead battery. But! Do you know why your cell phone battery doesn’t live up to its expectations? It’s because of several reasons one of which is that, you’ve been charging your cell phone wrong. Read on to know why your cell phone battery dies so easily and here’s the remedy for it.
1 Myths on Charging a Cell Phone: charging at intervals is bad
There are several myths to charging a cell phone and this is the easiest way of charging a cell phone wrong. One of the biggest myths of charging a cell is that charging at intervals isn’t healthy for the phone. On the contrary, that’s exactly how you should charge your phone.
2 At what capacity should you charge your cell phone?
A cell phone battery should never be charged from zero to full capacity. The most desirable way to charge your battery is to do so one point short of it being fully charged. That’s the most desirable limit according to cell phone manufacturing experts and Battery University, which says that a Li –On battery doesn’t require a total charge as the high voltage may shorten its life and contributes to a battery being worn out faster.
Your battery works best when it is charged between 40% -80%. And you should never let your battery charge drop below 20%. The only time you should charge your battery from zero to a 100% is once a month and that too, only to recalibrate the battery.
3 Stop using cheap chargers
One more important factor to note if you’re charging your cell phone wrong is using cheap chargers. While using off brand chargers is okay, always avoid cheap rip off chargers which could damage your battery. Moreover, never keep your phone next to a heated or cold environment.
4 There is no such thing as overcharging
There is a reason why a cell phone is called a Smartphone. It’s smart enough to detect a full charge and once that charge is reached, the inflow of electrical current is shut off. However, what can occur is heating up of the back case or cover. If you’re cell is on charge for too long periods or more than 24 hours then the case should be removed to prevent heating and subsequent damage to the phone. Watch the video to find out how you’ve been charging your cellphone wrong and what should be the correct way.