Finding the right charge cycle is no longer necessary, as the new lithium batteries do not have a memory effect. However, there are other tips and tricks to follow when maintaining the battery. The battery should not be completely discharged every time, otherwise your battery will lose power faster. In order to increase the life expectancy of your battery, you should nevertheless completely discharge the battery approximately once a month. Also, you should not leave your smartphone battery under power all the time. Instead of leaving the phone plugged in all night long, charge it once more in between. Your smartphone battery will feel most comfortable between 40 to 80%. Heat should also be avoided. Leaving your mobile phone on the dashboard or hat rack in the summer will give you a short battery life. Among other things, you should also avoid that the phone does not overheat itself. Therefore, turn off the unnecessary background application to reduce processor performance.