Tip: Weak signals

Cellphones use up power when they’re trying to access a weak network signal. If you leave your phone on in areas with little or no signal it can drain your battery, even if you don’t use it. Keeping the phone in a crowded area(purse, briefcase, desk drawer) is not a good idea. It can be … Continued

Tip: Don’t charge your phone from 0 to 100%

Li-ion batteries need to stay at 50% or more, most of the time. Top it off when it reaches 50%. Constantly doing a 100% recharge can shorten the battery’s lifespan. Experts recommend a full 0 to 100% battery recharge about once a month to recalibrate the battery.

Tip: Restart Smart Phones

Smart phones should be restarted every day or two in order to enhance performance. This gets rid of memory reserved by programs no longer in use. It also fixes any glitches that may have accumulated.