Smartphone battery charging tips

Smartphone battery charging tips

Ever since humankind invented the smartphone, it has become a great doubt among the users about how to charge a phone battery? And, lately there a lot of insights and studies whether it is okay to charge your precious phone overnight. Is it bad for you? Is it bad for your phone’s battery and so on? Some might not charge the phone over a whole night but still have the doubt of what is the exact percentage a smartphone battery should charge. And in the same manner what would be the best time for you to plug in your smartphone. We know every smartphone owner like to get the best out of their expensive smartphones. So shall I stay until the battery drain all the way down to 0 percent and charge it all up to 100 percent? Myth or not most smartphone users think that it is the best way to ensure a long battery life-span. Most of us believe that overcharging phone battery is a bad thing. Or is it really okay? You can find answers for all these questions after reading this smartphone battery charging tips. This time find out for sure the correct way of charging your phone.

Overcharging phone battery

Overcharging phone battery
Overcharging phone battery

Here’s the deal for you. One thing that you need to keep in your mind. Smartphones are smart for a reason. And all most all the smartphone phone companies use both hardware and software to safeguard your expensive batteries from getting overloading with electricity. So there’s nothing to worry about getting your battery exploded due to unbearable energy. However, in instances such as charging your phone overnight will cause your phone to heat up unusually. The reasons will be discussed in the later part of the article.

Think twice before Charging your phone overnight

Think twice before Charging your phone overnight
Think twice before Charging your phone overnight

As we described in the above chapter smartphones are intelligent enough to cut off the electricity when the battery reaches 100 percent. But there’s a little misconception we all slip. Even though the power is cut off at 100 percent, still it will charge at 99 percent. With the time passes smartphones will drain a little bit of your phone’s battery. Causing the battery percentage to fall again into 99 from 100. As a result, again the charging process starts. This will continue throughout the night until you unplug the phone causing a trickle effect. And this will directly lead to a considerable heat generation which is also not good for your phone.

Smartphone battery charging tips: cables and chargers

Smartphone battery charging tips cables and chargers
Smartphone battery charging tips cables and chargers

Nowadays each smartphone comes with a unique milliampere capacity. So from phone to phone, the number of amperes voltages and charging times may vary. In fact, every phone charger that comes with the phone will be unique in so many ways. Using an incompatible charger will definitely wear off your battery life. On the other hand, if you are replacing your data cables try to buy a cable from a certified manufacturer. Or at least something closer to the original quality. Because of the fact that data cable will also play a significant roll in charging your smartphone correct manner. Some low grade charging cables will have high resistivity than the original wires will cause the cable to heat. As a result, the necessary amount of electricity will not be delivered to your phone’s battery.

Charging your phone at different temperatures

Charging your phone at different temperatures
Charging your phone at different temperatures

There are two things you need to keep in your mind regarding smartphone batteries. They do not like extream heat nor subzero conditions. Some would think that charging your smartphone in extream cool conditions will increase the battery lifespan. But the unfortunate truth is the whole thing is a huge myth. According to the “BatteryUnivercity” All smartphones contains Li-ion batteries and charging them in freezing temperatures will cause a permanent plating on the metallic lithium which plays the role of an anode. This damage is irreversible and charging your lithium-ion battery over and over again in freezing temperatures will result in damage your battery to an unusable level.

On the other hand, not only the batteries but all the sensitive parts in your smartphone doesn’t like extream heat conditions as well. Some flagship phones mention explicitly in their phones that charging your phones over 35 degrees C/95 degrees F will yield some unfavorable conditions to your phone. So don’t be too surprised if you see a warning message saying “Your phone needs to cool.” after keeping it on your vehicle dashboard in a hot summer season. So, hereafter never use incompatible low-grade chargers which unusually heat up your phone or never try to put your phone inside of freezers. Because it is a dumb thing to do if you really value your phone’s battery.

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