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Battery life extension

All batteries lose their capacity to hold a charge over time, but how you take care of them can affect how quickly this occurs. To keep batteries better for longer, try to drain them nearly all the way before charging, and charge them fully every time. If you're not going to be using the battery for a while (a couple weeks or longer) drain it to about 80% before storing it. For laptops and other devices that often stay plugged in, fully drain and charge the battery about once a month. Doing these things can help slow down the degradation of the batteries in your gadgets.

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