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Tips for Battery Treatment: No more Half-Truths

More Uptime for your Mobile Phone

For modern single-celled lithium-ion-batteries attend this

If the battery charge level display persists unprecise

  1. connect phone to charger, charge battery phone switched on until 100 %
  2. disconnect the phone from charger and switch it off
  3. conntect phone with charger, charge the phone switched off until 100%
  4. disconnect the device from charger, make a reboot, switch it off
  5. connect the phone with the charger again until battery charge level display shows a full charged battery (maybe it shows a full charged battery instantly)
  6. reboot your phone

It harms your battery not if you make no recalibration.
But the battery charge level display persists unprecise.

Image for Notice! Here comes a hintNot the battery will be recalibrated, but the phone!

Theory and Practice

Long time using the mobile handset (e.g. editing phone book entries, edit and send text messages, use mobile web, navigation, games, etc.) needs much energy, because the display and the backlight must be on for that.
Even using of bluetooth and WiFi needs much energy in some older mobile phone models.
And if you don´t switch off GPS, the battery of your phone will not bear up until evening.

The statements from manufacturers for standby times of mobile phones are never the same as in real life.

Reason for that: the maximum standby time what manufacturers specify is determined by academic laboratory conditions:

In this manner they can reach dreamlike values about 300 hours standby!

The maximum airtime in practice is only reachable with a full charged battery.

More things to know about batteries: batteryuniversity.com

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