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How to extend battery life

After I charged the battery for 16 hrs, should I allow the battery to completely discharge before recharging or does it matter if I leave the phone on the charger between use?
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Naomi
-great question
-the answer depends upon the battery type used in your phone
-look on the battery itself for one of the following letter types (NiCad, NImH, or Li-Ion)
-if the phone is fairly new....sounds like it...the it is most likely Lithium ion....which is great!
-to answer your question then...
NiCad-yes
NImH, -no
or Li-Ion-no
read below for further details

-if it is a NiCad (nickle cadmium) then YES....try to BUT this is a challenge...as it will then 'die' when you least want/need it to
-this battery type will develop a false memory....where it thinks it is dead or fully charged when it actually isn't....very irritating
-a better solution is to every so often do this...run it right down...recharge...run it down...etc.
-this will remove the memory as it build up..just the nature of this technology

if the battery is nickle metal hydride (NiMH) then use as normal...no memory buildup..these are excellent on many fronts

last most commonly used is Lithium -ion (Li-Ion)....which is almost now the standard for high drain devices like your phone (cameras, etc.)...these DO not develop a memory...last long periods of time without use..etc

-there are a few other types of rechareages...but I';ve never seen them in phones

-if you need any other help...jjust ask...please!
-hope that FIX-Ya'd you...please rate me....and note that anything other than a FIX-Ya will actually reduce my rank....I didn't make the system...so please consider the impact of your ranking :)
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