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Excessive charging

Is it bad for the phone (or battery) to hook it up via USB to a computer several times a day?


I have a 16GB memory card installed, loaded with mp3's and I like to play them on my computer while I'm at work. I'll usually unplug my phone and take it with me when I go on breaks or lunch, and plug it back up when i get back. Is this bad?

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My Device: Passport • Z30 • Z10 • Torch9850 • Playbook
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Re: Excessive charging

No , it is not. The Lithium Ion batteries such as in your BlackBerry "appreciate" a topping off charge, and particularly don't like to be constantly drained to 15% or so.


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Re: Excessive charging

Great read. Thanks for sharing.