Increase Smartphone Battery Life And Survive Longer

Cell Phone Battery Charger In Your Laptop

You probably already knew this and I’m just behind the eight ball, but have you ever Battery Lifecharged your cell phone with a USB port from your laptop? Even a less than fully charged laptop will extend the use of your cell phone considerably in a power outage. Like having a cell phone backup battery.

Here’s How to Make Your Cellphone Last Until the Power Comes On Tue, 30 Oct 2012 13:48:22 GMT

Here’s How to Make Your Cellphone Last Until the Power Comes Back On. Oct. 30, 2012 9:48am Liz Klimas The website Quartz has some tips for stretching your battery power: Use your laptop: You can charge your cellphone through your laptop battery (provided that’s fully juiced too), if you have a cord to connect the two. Turning on the car and plugging in the device could give you an extra boost to get you through. Also, as much as you might want to snap photos of the damage

Discover How To Improve Battery Life So It’s There When You Need It

I never understood why my wife’s battery would hold up so much better than mine. I religiously plug mine in at night so it would be fully charged for the next day. She, on the other hand would talk and talk (I hope she doesn’t read this) until the dang thing beeps and has to finish the conversation tethered to the wall like a dog on a leash.

The difference is she goes for days without charging.

Come to find out, some batteries don’t like to be fully charged or completely drained. In fact it’s somewhere in the middle where smartphone battery life offers the best performance. You have to admit cell phone battery life can be critical.

Why You Shouldn’t Keep Your Laptop Plugged in All the Time –  Mon, 30 Sep 2013 21:50:23 GMT Why You Shouldn’t Keep Your Laptop Plugged in All the Time If you’re committing the battery longevity faux pas of keeping it fully charged and in hot environments, it might only last two years. It won’t just up and die, but wil …

So begin charging your portable devices before their drained and unhook them from the charger when charged or slightly before. Leaving your devices plugged in continuously tremendously shortens phone battery life for most types of batteries.

Just a small update here. We are in the middle a 10 day vacation on the east coast. Using maps is a huge battery drain so I began a little investigative work trying to find some other power drains that might be occuring. Just turning off vibration alerts seemed to make quite a difference. Try it!

Following these simple tips can mean the difference between getting help when you need it and not surviving the crisis. Also if you like geeky numbers and tech stuff from someone who’s done a little research and comparison work in different devices you might check out