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Does it hurt battery life to not fully charge and disconnect? [duplicate]

If I charge my device and let it charge not fully but say, 60% and disconnect, does that hurt battery life? If so, what are the 'safe' ranges?
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Is it better to charge your battery above 50% or let it go down, technically speaking? [duplicate]

Following up on this question: Is it better, when the battery is at 40% to let it drop (use the phone until it's 30% for example) or to let it charge to 70%? As far as I understand 50% is the "...
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recommendation for charging plan [duplicate]

Using Termux on an Android smartphone and a WiFi Smart Plug the phone can control its charging via half hour cron'ed termux-battery-status, MQTT and openHAB to control the plug. Termux hasn't battery ...
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Don't charge the battery but use connected power to run the phone

Answers to this question Is power consumed from battery to run the phone when charging? explain how charging while phone is in use does both - charging the battery and powering the on going activities....
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Automatically limit (stop) battery charging at a given percentage

Device : Moto X Play ( Rooted, Stock, Android 6.0.1, msm8916 Board, XT1562) Why do I want to limit charging ? ( Let's leave out whether my reasons are valid or not and accept that I want to, if you ...
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Allow instant boot after phone with empty battery is connected to power

Let's say my phone is out of battery, and has turned itself off. I get to a charger, and connect it. Maybe I need to make an urgent call. But my phone refuses to boot until the battery is at 5%. It ...
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Replacing a new capacity battery and re-calibration

I am using redmi 2 for about 3 year and it's battery is dead. It was using 2200 mAH battery. So I went to local vendor and bought a copy battery with the rating of 2000 mAH. Now the new battery ...
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Battery capacity wear-down, and its relationship to charging practices

As an Android user with many devices I'm usually not very concerned about battery, but Nexus 6P with Snapdragon 810 is somewhat notorious for its short battery life, so it makes me start to actually ...
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Is it safe for the battery to turn on the mobile data all the time?

I usually turn on my cellphone Mobile Data & WIFI all the time because I don't want to miss SMS and Emails. I'm afraid the battery could lose capacity over time if I keep turning on the Mobile ...
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Change battery meter behavior

I heard that charging li-ion batteries to less voltage value heavily increases number of (charge-discharge) cycles, while decreasing phone work time(energy return from charge) only for a little. ...
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What is the best state to leave an Android device in?

I have a Moto E phone. I use it as a tablet to run apps, not as a phone, so I do not always need to leave it on. Is it more likely that the device will last longer if I shut it off whenever I am not ...
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Making a device to simulate low battery early

I have device which is used commonly by a layman kin. She does not really understand, why spares the battery if we do not wait until it goes to zero. She thinks, the device needs charge only if it was ...
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What can I do to slow down battery degradation of portable power bank for my Android phone?

I just got Inland USB-A 5,200mAh Power Bank w/ LED Indicators for my android phone. It has a one-year warrantee, which seems to tell that its battery might degrade significantly after one year of ...
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My android phone drains from 100 percent to 0 percent in 20 minutes

I have been using my laptop to charge my android phone until recently when I noticed the back lid pushed to the back slightly and then the battery drains from 100 percent to 0 percent in 20 minutes. I ...
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Does the average cellphone battery protect against overcharging or deep discharging?

It's known that Lithium Ion batteries are damaged by overcharging or deep discharging. While I've seen an Xposed module which prevents the phone from charging the battery above 90%, I'm wondering if ...
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