Your phone’s battery is prone to a lot of wear and tear. While you cannot stop it from eventually degrading over time, you can maximize its longevity by taking a few measures. One of the easiest things you can do is not charge your phone beyond 80%. If you’re used to charging your phone overnight, this can be a tricky task to accomplish. In this article, we show you how to set a battery charging limit on your Android phone.
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Set a Battery Charging Limit on Android
Step 1: Go to Settings and select Battery and device care.
Step 2: Select Battery.
Step 3: Tap on More Battery Settings.
Step 4: Switch on the toggle bar for Protect battery.
Set the battery charging limit using a third-party app
Some Android smartphone manufacturers may not have the feature to set a battery charging limit. In this case, use a third-party app like AccuBattery to set a charging alarm.
Step 1: Install the AccuBattery app on your phone.
Step 2: Launch the app and switch to the Charging tab.
Step 3: Drag the bubble around the charge indicator to set the upper limit.
Step 4: AccuBattery will remind you to unplug the charger when your phone hits the charge limit.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
How do I set a battery charging limit on my Android phone?
Go to Settings>Battery and device care>Battery>More Battery Settings and switch on the toggle bar for Protect Battery.
How do I set a charging alarm on my Android phone?
Install the AccuBattery app, switch to the charging tab, and drag the buddle around the charge indicator to set the alarm at a specific charge level. Once your phone’s battery hits that level, your device will ring an alarm to remind you to unplug your charger.
How long should I charge my phone to maximise its battery health?
To maximize your phone’s battery health, you should plug it in to charge when it hits 20% and plug out the charger when the battery level reaches 80%.
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This is how you can set a battery charging limit on your Android smartphone. To maximise your phone’s battery health, turn on optimised charging. This ensures that your phone does not overcharge if you keep it plugged into the charger overnight. Once optimised charging is turned on, your phone trickle charges the battery once it hits 80%. Over a period of time, your phone recognises your waking-up pattern and only boosts your phone to 100% when you’re about to wake up from sleep. Check out this article to learn how to calibrate your Android phone’s battery.
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