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Tech Issue Leave Lithium Do Dads On Charger?

MEXICOWANDERER
Explorer
Explorer
Do expensive wireless items have good control of charging when constantly being plugged in? Like 24/7
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Itinerant1
Explorer
Explorer
Replacing batteries in the sealed cases isn't that hard just requires a little patience.

I use my tablet (Galaxy S6) like a laptop so the battery takes a whopping. Probably this summer I'll have to replace the battery, $25 for battery and an hour of time, good as new.

When the S10 phone needs a new battery samething.
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wildtoad
Explorer II
Explorer II
Can’t speak for all devices, but new iPhones/iPads will quit charging when full. They can also learn your charging habits and delay charging to 100% until just before you typically start using it. At the same time batteries degrade over time, and modern iPhones will tell you to what degree. My current iPhone only has 91% of it new capacity.
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pianotuna
Nomad II
Nomad II
MEXICOWANDERER wrote:
Do expensive wireless items have good control of charging when constantly being plugged in? Like 24/7


Hi Mex,

My cell phones had to be replaced due to 3G being dropped.

Both of the new phones can be set to stop charging at 85% state of charge. This, it is suggested, results in longer life span. I am following the recommendation because both phones are sealed cases, making it hard to put in a new battery.

One of my older phones was from 2017. I tend to slow charge them. Battery life was not an issue on either device. I try to not discharge below 40% as a rule of thumb.
Regards, Don
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