Should I charge my new phone?

Submitted by wufei on Mon, 06/03/2019 - 11:38

So manufacturers started giving batteries a full charge in the factory. ... That means your new phone battery has likely been charged a couple times before it was shipped. If you just bought a new phone or a new battery, it doesn't hurt to chargeit before you use it, but you can also grab it out of the box and go.

Do phone batteries wear out?

Submitted by wufei on Mon, 06/03/2019 - 11:34

Today's phones use lithium-ion batteries, which don't suffer from memory loss and are smart enough to regulate their power management. When you plug a smartphone into a charger, it will stop charging once it reaches 100 percent, so you don't need to worry about “overcharging.”

How do you know when your iPhone battery is bad?

Submitted by wufei on Mon, 06/03/2019 - 11:33

How to check if your iPhone battery may need replacing

  1. Go to Settings > Battery.
  2. Tap on Battery Health.
  3. You will see what the 'maximum capacity' of you battery is - this is a measure of your battery capacity relative to when the battery was new. ...
  4. Below that is an indication of the battery's 'Peak Performance Capacity'.