1. flatlined#IM's Avatar
    I recently got a Charger & Hotsync Dock Cradle Amazon.com: Fosmon« Black Dock Cradle Hot Sync & Charge Charger For Apple iPhone 3G / 3GS + USB Adapter Cable: Electronics

    I leave it on at night anywhere from about 7p till about 7a depending on the night. I was wondering if this is OK on the battery/iPhone? Also when I get calls/text or check email I take it out and put it back on thru the night, would this hurt the mattery/iPhone?

    01-04-2010 08:37 AM
  2. BENGRIMM's Avatar
    I wouldnt leave it on all that time , this will wear out the battery , just pop it on and charge it then take it off . Continualy charging it like that gets the battery hot and that decreses life . Also make sure you run the battery dead at least once a month .
    01-04-2010 12:56 PM
  3. en0c's Avatar
    But the charger should turn off when the iPhone is fully charged?
    01-04-2010 01:06 PM
  4. BENGRIMM's Avatar
    If I plug phone in it doesnt swicth off of charge , it still keeps the lightening bolt in the corner . But maybe , but I wouldnt risk it .
    01-04-2010 01:31 PM
  5. en0c's Avatar
    Even after it's 100% fully charged? That sounds a bit wrong.
    01-04-2010 01:45 PM
  6. flyingember's Avatar
    lithium ion batteries stop charging when they're full. it's a fundamental part of the technology
    01-04-2010 03:23 PM