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When Should You Get A Phone Battery Replacement?

Most smartphones nowadays are equipped and designed to have non-removable batteries. Which makes replacing your battery and having the easy access to do so, like you once had before, become unavailable. This task can be time-consuming and sometimes expensive to do with the newer model phones that have been made. Take note that this is not something you should do on your own unless you have some experience in repairing phones.

Before Getting a Battery Replacement

There are a couple of things to consider before deciding you need to replace your phone battery. For example, you will want to determine the battery life left remaining. For iPhone 6 and up. You can find the information on your “battery health” in your Settings > Battery > Battery Health. Once you get there, you will see the maximum capacity your battery is functioning, capabilities, peak performance, and even sometimes a message that concerns your battery

The lithium-ion battery in your Apple device will start off fresh by functioning at 100% maximum capacity. The charge cycles which Apple defines as using the battery of your device to 50% power, charging it back to 100% power, and then using it once again to 50% – will use up the lifespan for your battery. A healthy functioning lithium-ion battery will and should function at 80% maximum capacity and above. Apple themselves recommend replacing the battery for your device once you reach below that point.

Android phones provide some little information about the lifespan of your mobile device battery. To check, You can check your Android phone’s battery status by navigating to Settings > Battery > Battery Usage. However, if you’re seeking in-depth analytics on your phone’s battery health, the AccuBattery app is most recommended. Once downloaded, you will have to charge your mobile device to access the information

Replace It or Buy A New Phone?

The thing that may have you needing a phone battery replacement is the decreased functionality of your phone. Many several iPhone users have experienced several unexpected shutdowns, failure to operate unless plugged into the charger and even waiting for a long period of time while for their apps to load. These inconvenient technical disadvantages can be frustrating to deal with.

If these are problems that you deal with after checking additional details about your battery within the phone settings, this should and can help you make this decision. The model of the phone you use can be another thing you should consider. When you compare the price and cost for buying the battery plus repairing it, versus buying a new smartphone.

However, if you may not want to purchase another phone. Hi-Tech Phone Repair is a great source for battery repairs. You can contact us by store phone number, or visit our store at Benco Shopping Center and a qualified phone repair technician will be there & available to help solve your problem.

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