Charging Question

Alex Hallowell

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Would not charging my tablet for almost 2 months damage the battery at all? My charger broke and my new on wont be in for another week, so would it damage the battery?
 

B. Diddy

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No, it shouldn't damage the battery, but I would power the tablet down until you get your charger. Devices typically power off automatically when the battery gets down to around 10%, but when it's powered off, the battery will still discharge slowly, and if a Li ion battery gets to zero, it's gone for good.

As long as your tablet has a decent amount of battery right now, it should last for a week as long as it's powered off.