IF YOU find yourself constantly juicing your iPhone, then you probably have it charged incorrectly.
Today’s iPhone batteries are definitely impressive, especially when compared to older models.
These batteries don’t last forever, however, and if you don’t treat them with care, they will only deplete their lifespan more quickly.
As it turns out, most people charge their iPhones incorrectly.
What people particularly get wrong is charging their iPhones for long periods of time — like overnight.
In fact, it is often recommended not to even fully charge the iPhone.
Studies have shown that charging your iPhone’s lithium-ion battery to 100 percent actually damages it.
This, in turn, shortens its lifespan, so you end up paying fewer fees overall.
Long-term charging can also cause your battery to overheat, which can even damage your phone.
While data varies on what percentage you should aim for, the general consensus in this case seems to be the lower the better.
Many seem to think that 80 percent is the number to aim for when charging your phone, since higher battery voltage requires higher voltage.
Here are two more tips you can try to extend your iPhone’s battery life.
Fast or “turbo” chargers might seem like lifesavers, but they’re probably doing more harm than good when it comes to your phone’s battery.
To put it in layman’s terms, turbo phone chargers work by increasing the number of watts (W) delivered to a phone’s battery.
This increases the voltage used by the phone’s battery while also heating it up – two factors that shorten its lifespan.
While we can’t deny that phone turbo chargers are handy, they should only be used for short periods of time and only when your phone’s battery is less than 50 percent.
Also, you should never leave your phone plugged into a turbocharger overnight.
Do not use your iPhone while charging
It’s very tempting to use our iPhone while it’s connected to the charger, but this can be extremely damaging to the battery.
There is compelling evidence that using your phone while it’s charging not only decreases battery life, but also breaks the charging cycle.
This is especially the case when you’re playing a game or watching videos on your phone, which are considered processor-intensive tasks.
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