How to Extend the Lifespan of Your Mobile Phone

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We do live for our smartphones nowadays. It takes the main part of our lives from when we wake up to when we go to bed. Some people depend on their smartphones to work, study, and keep in touch with family. And these devices are now the crucial device is part of the daily life and routine of most users.

But we sometimes forget, it is a machine. And like every machine, it needs some good maintenance and care.

This way, it is quite important to keep it in a good shape. Avoiding losses and unnecessary expenses. Otherwise, we can end up spending more money on upgrades than expected.

Lucky for us, there are outstanding companies specialised in fixing mobile phone problems such as liquid damage repair, broken screen, or camera.

But thinking about it, here are some useful tips that can help you extend the lifespan of your device in simple steps.

Avoid Risky Situations 

Everyone has that friend who loves to take the most creative selfies, and it does not matter how challenging it will be for them, the bad news is that you just need to take a wrong decision, and some lack of attention to cause some damage (or even lose) your device in the blink of the eyes.

Avoid Extreme Temperatures

High or very low temperatures can also damage your cell phone. The best thing to do is avoiding leave the phone exposed to the sun, or in a cold place. Hot or cold environments can harm your smartphone for good.

Download From Reliable Sources

I am guilty here. Sometimes, I do not check information properly and download apps or games from unreliable sources. Yep, this is quite dangerous. Apps in official stores. Always download apps only from reputable sources, such as official Apple stores and the Play Store.

Protect Your Device

This is a tip for distracted people like me and always drop it on the floor. The greatest care ins this case is investing in accessories. In this case, choose a good protective screen film and a hard and durable cover that will certainly avoid headaches in the future.

Avoid Contact with Water

Water and mobile phone are not a match. But we all already got in trouble because of it. I remember dropping my husband’s phone on the beach once. We were lucky to recover it in fractions of seconds.

But ideally, if something like this happens, it is better to dry it with a hairdryer and then store it in a bowl containing rice. It is known that this grain is very useful for removing moisture from surfaces. Leave the device there for a few days and try to turn it on again. Have you ever tried it before? I am a bit sceptical. The best thing to do is avoiding wet surfaces.

Be Careful When Cleaning it

Yep, it is quite important It is important to keep your cell phone clean regularly. The best way to do this is to use wet tissues with a pure alcohol solution. Water is not recommended as it can enter the internal structures of the appliance and damage it.

And of course, the lack of cleaning of the appliance can lead to a reduction in its useful life since its sides will start peeling off. Also, dirt particles are likely to get into the phone’s ports, such as the one reserved for charging the battery or using headphones.

Now that you know some of the risks you need to pay attention and take care of your cell phone so that it lasts for a long time!

Simone Ribeiro
Hi! I'm Simone, a citizen of Britain, where I live for over a decade, and of Brazil, where I was born. Midlands Traveller is where I combine my passion for travelling, business and an Eco-friendly lifestyle.

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