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    Default Heavy phone user. Is it better for the battery to keep it plugged in than lots of recharge cycles?

    I don't have a TV (broke student), so I often watch TV shows and movies and such on my phone (LG G2). I've read here that it's bad for the battery to keep the phone plugged in when it's fully charged. But I imagine it would also be bad if I'm recharging the battery too often. Thank you very much for your thoughts!
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    Default Re: Heavy phone user. Is it better for the battery to keep it plugged in than lots of recharge cycle

    It's not necessarily bad to charge your phone a lot, I believe it would just decrease the lifetime of the battery

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    If your using it that much, apparently it's better for your battery to charge at around 50%, as it is cooler and easier to charge, and counts as a half cycle so you are not reducing the amount of times you can charge it.

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    Default Re: Heavy phone user. Is it better for the battery to keep it plugged in than lots of recharge cycle

    If you leave the charger plugged in, it'll stop charging the battery when the battery is fully charged.

    For longest battery life, charge at the 40% to 60% discharge point. Look at Table 2 at Battery University - How to Prolong Lithium-based Batteries and figure it out.
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    Default Re: Heavy phone user. Is it better for the battery to keep it plugged in than lots of recharge cycle

    I love Samsung phones (I know LG has follwed suite with some of their models) in that I can completely take the battery for granted and just replace it.

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    Default Re: Heavy phone user. Is it better for the battery to keep it plugged in than lots of recharge cycle

    Quote Originally Posted by AC Question View Post
    I don't have a TV (broke student), so I often watch TV shows and movies and such on my phone (LG G2). I've read here that it's bad for the battery to keep the phone plugged in when it's fully charged. But I imagine it would also be bad if I'm recharging the battery too often. Thank you very much for your thoughts!
    LOL dont have a computer????
    But yea keep it plugged in as then is isn,t charging. and that means less wear on the battery

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