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True or false: You shouldn't charge your phone overnight

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Your smartphone's battery lifespan depends on many factors, including extreme temperature fluctuations and your charging habits.

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What about your smartphone’s battery’s performance? It will decline over time, but you don’t want to speed up the process. Let’s end the debate on whether charging overnight will do that.

What manufacturers say

Your battery’s lifespan isn’t just based on when it was assembled. There are many other factors, including extreme temperature fluctuations and your charging habits. The lithium-ion batteries in our phones chemically age and hold less charge over time. That’s why your old phone doesn’t stay charged for as long.

So, does charging overnight make a big difference?

Apple says that when your iPhone “remain(s) at full charge for prolonged periods of time, battery health can be affected.”

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