“It’s download! 1% battery! “Despite all the precautions, our best friend, the smartphone, shows some signs of fatigue… Always at the wrong time! The day we forgot charger and cable. Bad luck today! It happens in the car of your friends who have decided to take you on vacation in the snow! “You know you shouldn’t recharge in a car? says the biker, who hands you a lighter charger. Find out what reason this friend may have for discouraging this practice.
As you know, not all chargers are the same! When it comes to adding precious volts to your mobile battery, you better think twice. For his car trips, he generally relies on his “Power Bank” external battery. Like many, you have never wondered about charging your phone using the cigarette lighter and the problems that could arise from it. So, are you still looking for the famous 100% that your laptop doesn’t need?
Charging your phone correctly means respecting your technology
Excited at the idea of trying it, barely torn the wrapping paper, like many people, you do not take the time to read the precious notice that accompanies your new life partner. First idea received, the device does not need from a full charge. Charging now, faster, requires a constant supply of electricity. This is a good charging voltage. Guess what ? This is the same problem as power supply via cigarette lighter charger.
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The latter is placed in the electrical system of the car and does not have priority. When starting, the alternator requires a lot of power, resulting in a voltage drop. During the trip, it often happens that the electrical system is heavily loaded for heating or air conditioning, so the voltage drops. Everything your laptop battery doesn’t like! To be fully effective, its recharge cycle must be constant, without jerks, without a voltage drop, at the risk of storing a weaker current.
Can the phone be charged in the car?
Therefore, it is strongly recommended to only charge your phone to a limited extent using the cigarette lighter socket and only in an emergency. Note that the same is true when you are on the train or a tourist coach that offers USB charging sockets. In general, the external battery is still the most reliable way to quickly charge your smartphone.
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Some tips to properly charge your phone
If there’s one mistake to avoid, it’s leaving your laptop charging overnight! It is true that it is practical to find it at 100% the next morning… but your battery would manage without it! The best solution is to put your mobile in airplane mode at night: neither you nor he will be requested in this way! The battery only discharges 2 or 3%. When you wake up, charge your phone, within an hour, still in airplane mode.
You have seen it dear readers, in order to preserve the life of your phone, you might as well avoid charging it using your car’s cigarette lighter socket! I much prefer an external battery.
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