Charging an iPhone is easy, right? You just stick the plug in the bottom and away you go. Right? Wrong! It’s amazing how many people are suffering from slow charging and actually prematurely wearing their battery by making these simple mistakes. Most of these tips also apply to Android smartphones.
My informal poll of iPhone users suggest that most iPhone users make at least two of these mistakes, possibly three.
How many do you make? Let me know!
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#1: Keeping your iPhone on charge all the time
If you’re the type of person that takes your iPhone off charge in the morning, pops it on charge in the car on the way to work, plugs it into a charger by your desk all day before again charging it in the car on the way home, and finally putting it on charge again overnight when you get back, then you need to stop.
This continuous charging is wearing out your battery in two ways. First, you’re continually forcing charge into a battery that’s always close to fully charged, which isn’t something batteries like. Secondly, all that…