batterylifeHere’s something that against everything we’ve heard about our phone batteries.

If you ever own a phone, you might have heard people saying you need to charge your phone overnight in order, not to get the battery weak. While that might be true, other people make it a habit, by leaving their phone in charge until the next day even after the initial first full charge when they bought the phone.

I can admit that I often leave my phone plugged into the wall outlet and fall asleep, content in the knowledge that I will wake up to a fully charged device. But sometimes I wonder if it’s a safe to leave my phone still plugged even when it’s fully charged. Is it damaging the battery — or shortening its lifespan I wonder?

There are lots of fable and vague ideas on this topic., but really what’s the truth? Luckily enough, we have got some answers for you based on what we know.

Should you leave your phone plugged into the charger overnight?

“Leaving your phone plugged in overnight is okay to do, it will not drastically harm your device,” says Shane Broesky, co-founder of Farbe Technik, a company that makes charging accessories. “Your phone is very smart. Once it’s fully charged, it knows when to stop the current from coming in to protect your phone from overcharging.” [read]

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