So, the first day I started this project, I stopped charging until my phone absolutely needed it. And I quickly learned that I was doing it all wrong. My first day I barely got through 8 hours before I was in single digits. At the time I didn’t think that was so terrible — especially since I hadn’t actually been trying to conserve battery life. But as I dug into the various settings, I realized that conserving battery isn’t just about turning things off and on. It’s also about being aware of how I — and my apps — were using my phone.
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