How to not damage your cell phone's battery

December 10, 2022

Overcharging a cell phone’s battery is one of the most prevalent ways in which the battery can become damaged. It is possible for the phone’s battery to become overcharged if the device is left plugged in for an extended period of time. This can cause the battery to deteriorate and lose its capacity to store a charge. This may occur if you keep your phone plugged in overnight or if you use a charger that was not designed for your particular model of phone.

The exposure of batteries to temperatures that are too high or too low is another major cause of battery degradation. Both extremely cold and extremely hot conditions have the potential to damage the battery of a mobile device, shortening its lifespan and impairing its capacity to store a charge. It is essential that you do not expose your phone to temperatures that are too high, and that you keep it stored in a location that is both cold and dry while it is not being used.

The battery of a mobile device is susceptible to being harmed if it sustains any kind of physical damage. It is possible for the battery to lose its ability to hold a charge if it is pierced, damaged, or compromised in any other way. In this case, the battery will need to be replaced. It is essential that you handle your phone with care and refrain from subjecting it to hard treatment or any other activities that could potentially cause it to sustain physical damage.

Last but not least, if you use a charger or battery that is of poor quality or that has been counterfeited, this can also cause damage to the battery in your phone. It is possible that these types of chargers and batteries are not properly regulated. As a result, they can place an excessive amount of strain on the battery of your phone, causing it to degrade more quickly than it would with a charger or battery of higher quality.

If you want to keep the battery in your phone in good condition and avoid having to replace it, proper maintenance is essential. It is important not to overcharge it, not to subject it to severe temperatures, and not to break it physically. Investing in high-quality add-ons for your phone, such as chargers and spare batteries, can also assist in elongating the life of the battery that powers your device.

If you feel like your cell phone is having battery issues contact us or come in and let us run a few tests