Conventional wisdom says to plug your phone in at night when you go to bed and unplug it in the morning. The thing about that is you’re probably doing more harm than good.
The New York Times reports frequently charging your iOS, Android and/or Windows device causes the lithium ion batteries to corrode at an accelerated rate.
If you want to save your battery you can do two things, according to the article. Recharge with a less powerful charger and keep your device from overheating.
For a more detailed explanation, read our article about this phenomenon by clicking here.