How To Take Care Of Your Smartphone?

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Protecting the screen, cleaning the ports regularly, and optimizing the use of applications can extend the life of your phone and save you unnecessary maintenance costs.

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How to protect your Smartphone?
Jul 21 2021
How to protect your Smartphone?
12 best tips and habits that will help you take care of your smartphone, seeking to extend its useful life to the maximum, or at least as much as possible:1.- Use a coverIt sounds like a truism but it is not so much, and in fact it is the best advice that anyone can give you so that a phone remains intact for longer. There are many types, so use whatever you want but use one, because a device that you have in your hand for so long is likely to be dropped or hit at some point.2.- Although it is waterproof, do not get it too wetBy now many of you will already have smartphones with IP6x certification, but be careful because it does not mean that your phone can get wet at will. If one day you have to clean it with water, do it, the same if you are going to use it in the rain, but do not submerge it for no reason because you will almost certainly shorten its useful life.3.- Do not expose your smartphone to high temperaturesAs a general rule, the colder your phone is, the better. Your lithium battery will lose efficiency if it is subjected to high temperatures, and all electronic components suffer more as they heat up. On a sunny day, the kind that even the phone burns, you better not use it.4.- Keep the battery level between 20 and 80 percentTo safeguard the integrity of your battery, it is best not to fully discharge it or always charge it 100%. In fact, phones arrive from the factory with around 40% charge, its optimal level to keep it stable, and the ideal is to always carry it between 20 and 80 percent.5.- Do not use the device while chargingCharging the device raises its temperature, and using it while charging raises it even more. If we know that temperature is the biggest enemy of your battery, it is best not to use the phone while it is charging.6.- Turn off the connections you don't useIf you are not going to use Bluetooth, Wi-Fi or GPS at a certain time, it is best to keep them off. Your phone will use less battery and resources, and it will stay on standby for longer, which helps protect it.7.- Deactivate automatic synchronization for services you don't needAutomatic data synchronization in the background is one of the most resource-consuming functions on your device, both in processing time and in connection to the data network. If you don't need an app to be always alert, turn off its automatic syncing.8.- Do not install applications but you are going to use them, and do not save many filesWe already know that solid memories are very robust and stable, but they have a limited lifespan by time of use and read / write cycles. So, make sure not to save too many files or always occupy the memory almost to the full, save the data on a PC, and if you haven't used an app in the last 3 months, you may not need it installed ...9.- Do not use apps to clean your smartphoneThese applications consume resources, slow down the smartphone and generally get along quite badly with the native Android resource manager. Do not use them, they are not necessary because Android already has a manager, and if you need to free up memory space, it is best that you spend half an hour eliminating what you do not need.10.- Do not use _'task killers'_ or apps to close processesExtensible to the applications that clean your smartphone, we can speak of the 'task killers', those apps that are dedicated to killing applications and processes without order or consensus with the native Android manager, multiplying the expenditure on resources when the apps that have been reopened closed ... If you can avoid these types of apps, do it.11.- Do not continually close your applicationsIf you are going to use an app every ten minutes, it is best to keep it loaded in memory. The Android manager will keep it in an ‘Idle’ state, inactive, but it will not need to be fully charged when you open it again, saving resources and energy as well as working much more fluidly.12.- Use a lightweight _launcher_ and don't configure too many 'widgets'We know that Android is customizable to the millimeter, but if your desktop is too heavy, the phone will slow down and heat up more as it requires more processing capacity to load it. If possible, use lightweight and well-optimized launchers like Nova Launcher, and don't configure too many 'widgets' on your desktop or loading them will consume more resources and energy.