A quickly drained battery from your electronic device can be a real annoyance and inconvenience if it means your device is unusable when you need it. This is something just about everyone deals with regarding their electronic devices, from smartphones to laptops and much more, so you’re not alone. Luckily, there are plenty of smart practices that will help keep your electronic devices’ battery life long and the battery itself healthy.
Take a look at these tips before plugging in your devices the next time they need a charge:
Don’t Over Charge The Battery
Ideally, you want to remove the charger from your device as soon as it’s fully charged. After its battery is full, devices left on a charger have to handle the extra current being fed to its battery, which is bad news. Over time, the battery will hold less and less of a charge due to damage if it is consistently overcharged.
Use The Right Charger
Amperage on each charger is different, and your electronic device needs the correct amperage, or the battery could be damaged. So, be sure to always use the right type of charger and always use the one provided by the manufacturer with your device.
Keep Your Devices Out of The Heat
Charging your electronics battery is best done in cooler temperatures since the charging process emits heat from the device. Be sure to also never leave your devices out in the heat or direct sunlight, as it can reduce the battery’s capacity.
Avoid Quick Charging Methods
Quick chargers may seem like a great idea if you’re in desperate need of a quick charge, but overall, these devices damage the battery. The constant current charging method increases the risk of overstepping the voltage limit of your device. In the long-term, the increased temperatures, higher voltage, and more produced by these quick chargers can permanently damage the battery.
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