No matter how good the battery is on your smartphone, if you’re using it heavily, it will barely last you an entire day.
For some people the reality is even worse, with an old iPhone 5 I used to have, if I managed to get eight hours of life from it, I’d consider myself very lucky.
Things got even worse as the battery aged.
But, there’s a long-held belief that charging your smartphone in short bursts will cause long term damage to the batteries, and you’re better off waiting until they’re close to dead before charging them.
But this isn’t true according to a site belonging to battery company Cadex called Battery University.
They argue that leaving your phone plugged in when it’s fully charged (like say, if you put it charging overnight) is bad for the battery in the long run. Read more