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Yes, the ideal time to charge your phone is around 50% depletion. Ars Technica explains why: Full discharges put a lot of strain on the battery, and it's much better practice to do shallow discharges to no lower than 20 percent. In a way, this is like people running for exercise— running a few miles a day is fine, but running a marathon every day is ...


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There’s no need to let it discharge 100% before recharging. Apple lithium-ion batteries work in charge cycles. You complete one charge cycle when you’ve used (discharged) an amount that equals 100% of your battery’s capacity — but not necessarily all from one charge. For instance, you might use 75% of your battery’s capacity one day, then recharge it fully ...


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I can not repair your battery, but try to provide you with information to decide if the battery is EOL. There are 3 conditions reported. Replace Soon: The battery is functioning normally but holds less charge than it did when it was new. Replace Now: The battery is functioning normally but holds significantly less charge than it did when it was ...


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In general, it isn't a good idea to put a power adapter on a light dimmer as the circuitry could malfunction if the voltage is too low. That being said, I believe the 45W adapter for the MacBook Air will survive- it just won't charge if the dimmer reduces the voltage below 100 volts. The AC is converted into DC and then applied to a voltage regulator ...


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I remember asking the guy at the Apple store this very question back when I bought my black MacBook 13" back in 2007. From what he said and from what I've read over the years regarding battery health, most of what Apple have stated on the page you referenced is applicable to you. If I could offer some more advice, it would be this. Cycle your battery at ...



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