There are some mistakes people make when charging their smartphones. Some might be risky to our health. Why others might shorten your phone battery life.
So if you make any of these common mistakes when charging your phones, it is best you stop, so you won't damage your phone.
Here Are 7 Mistakes You Should Stop Doing When Charging Your Phones.
1. Stop Playing Game While Charging.
Some youth and people are under this category because charging and playing games is now very common for the youths. But such a habit is not good for your phone because it produces a lot of heat, and that is not good for your phone. In some cases, such a phone might get spoiled because of heat and pressure on the phone. Charging and playing games is not a good habit for your phone life.
2. Don't Charge Your Phone Overnight.
Some people have the habit of charging their phone overnight, and there are some phones that don't have the power to stop themselves from charging once they reach their limit.
Charging your phone overnight or for many hours might lead to overheating and damage the battery life of your smartphone.
3. Using Low Standard Charger Or Low Voltage Power Supply.
Charging your phone with low currents, power banks, laptops is wrong. Such things are just made for emergency use and not for charging your phone all the time or using them as a normal source while charging. It is good to use high voltage light supply, so your phone will charge faster and have a strong battery life, something that can charge your phone with high current voltage.
That why some people’s batteries stop lasting long or start getting weak when they use laptops, power banks or fake chargers to charge their phones. This because those items don't have much power or voltage to charge your phone as normal electricity does. Instead, it will weaken your phone battery.
4. Avoid Continuous Charging.
Mostly, we Africans have the habit of charging our phones till there is power shortage. We don't care how long the light will stay on, we keep charging till it is off. And such things will only damage your phone battery when you keep charging for too long.
The battery also needs to rest. It is better to unplug your phone when it gets to 98%. You don't have to wait till 100% and keep charging.
5. Don't Leave Your Phone In Its Case When Charging.
Learn to remove your phone case or cover before charging. Because with a phone case your phone will be warm or even increase the temperature of the phone while on charge, and this can cause damage to it. Let the phone be free, so air can get into it while it is charging.
6. Listening To Music With An Earphone When Charging.
Charging your smartphone and listening to music using an earphone is very risky. Such a thing can damage your brain because of much radiation. On the other hand, a chance of electrocution can occur.
Similarly, it could be dangerous to use your earphone while charging because electricity is easily conducted from the electric socket to the earphones, especially if your charging plug was faulty. Many people have lost their lives because of such a mistake, so it is best to avoid it by all means.
7. Never Sleep Next To Your Charging Phone.
Falling asleep with your cell phone under your pillow or on your bed is very risky, and you run the risk of an electrical fire or even being killed by your phone.
Remember the cell phone battery explosions in recent years? They are enough reasons to keep your smartphone at a safe distance while sleeping. Recent reports indicate that simply charging your phone overnight can cause it to overheat.
So it is best you put your phone away from your body or bed while charging. Never take the risk of charging your phone on the bed and sleeping off it, it might be very risky.
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