Overcharging:Keeping your devices plugged in for extended periods, especially after they are fully charged, can degrade the battery over time.
Extreme Temperatures:Exposure to extreme heat or cold can have a negative impact on battery life.
Full Discharges:While it's good to allow your device's battery to go through occasional full discharge cycles, doing this too frequently can reduce the overall lifespan of lithium-ion batteries.
Running the Battery to Zero Regularly:Similar to full discharges, constantly running your battery to zero can strain the battery and reduce its longevity.
Using Generic Chargers:Using chargers that are not specifically designed for your device can deliver incorrect voltage, leading to overcharging or undercharging issues.
Multitasking While Charging:Running resource-intensive applications or multitasking heavily while charging can generate heat, which is not ideal for the battery.
Ignoring Software Updates:Software updates often include optimizations for battery performance. Neglecting to update your device's software can result in inefficient battery usage.
Leaving Devices Unused for Extended Periods:If you're not going to use a device for an extended period, it's better to keep its battery level at around 50% before storing it.