This is why you should never charge your iPhone overnight

- Advertisement -spot_imgspot_img

Do you always leave your iPhone on the charger all night, so that you can be sure that you start the day with a freshly charged phone in the morning? You better stop doing that.

It turns out that it can be life-threatening.

Technology expert Scott Polderman warns on TikTok that there are major risks associated with overnight charging. “Apple has issued a warning about charging your iPhone overnight. This caught my attention because I charge my phone overnight and I think most people do that. The concern is really about where the phone is while charging.”

“It is important that the phone has ventilation,” he explains. “If you have the phone plugged in next to the bed and you fall asleep and it’s under the covers or it ends up under your pillow and it’s not getting any ventilation, it could cause injury.”

He also says that it is better if you do not have your phone next to you in bed at night. “You don’t want to have prolonged skin contact with the cable, especially when you’re sleeping. Cheap or defective chargers can cause problems, but there have been problems even with the chargers that come with the phone.”

The fire brigade previously advised that you should not leave your phone on the charger at night. “More than half of home fires have something to do with the plug,” said Rudi Buis of the Dutch Association of Insurers. According to him, fires are mainly caused by inferior chargers that are not original. Leaving the device on the charger for longer than necessary can also cause a fire due to overheating. Once the device is charged, you should immediately unplug it. This prevents a device from being ‘overcharged’, something that is ‘life-threatening’ according to the fire brigade. This also applies to tablets or laptops.

- Advertisement -spot_imgspot_img
Latest news
- Advertisement -spot_img
Related news
- Advertisement -spot_img