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From: Dan (DANCULBERSON) DelphiPlus Member IconSep-25 8:40 PM 
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Why You Shouldn't Charge Your Mobile Phone Overnight

http://time.com/4949569/mobile-phone-charge-overnight/?utm_source=time.com&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=the-brief&utm_content=2017092517pm&xid=newsletter-brief

You may already have heard the warnings: Don’t overcharge your mobile phone. Make sure you unplug it from the charger after it reaches 100%. Wait to charge your phone until it’s almost down to 0%. Don’t leave it charging overnight. Or else. (MORE)

 
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From: YWN666 DelphiPlus Member Icon Posted by hostSep-26 2:04 PM 
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Good to know.  I usually leave mine on the charger overnight.  I won't do that anymore.

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From: Dan (DANCULBERSON) DelphiPlus Member IconSep-26 10:01 PM 
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YWN666 said...

I won't do that anymore.

Same here. I started last night after reading that article. I naively believed that you couldn't overcharge a battery.

 

 
From: YWN666 DelphiPlus Member Icon Posted by hostSep-27 6:32 AM 
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I remember the rechargeable batteries we used in the old days had to be completely depleted before charging because they had a "memory".  If you kept topping off the battery from say 90%, the battery would run down from 100% to 90% and then die.

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From: Lyndy (Lyndy7) DelphiPlus Member IconOct-12 10:09 AM 
To: Dan (DANCULBERSON) DelphiPlus Member Icon  (5 of 7) 
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From: YWN666 DelphiPlus Member Icon Posted by hostOct-12 10:54 AM 
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Thanks again.

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From: Lyndy (Lyndy7) DelphiPlus Member IconOct-12 12:47 PM 
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you are welcome!

 

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