Should i let the battery run down before charging it?

Discussion in 'iPod touch' started by ThisIsMyName, Oct 2, 2008.

  1. ThisIsMyName macrumors regular

    ThisIsMyName

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    Should i let the battery run down before charging it? wondering if it will help the cycles and make the battery last longer?
     
  2. SnowLeopard2008 macrumors 604

    SnowLeopard2008

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    no that would count as a cycle, and lithium ion batteries have a limited number of cycles. try not to drain it past 50%. every few months or so, you should drain it until it shuts off, just to calibrate the battery.
     
  3. allinon72 macrumors newbie

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    That is the most ridiculous thing I have ever heard.
     

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