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Power banks are very useful devices, providing us the power to charge our devices on the go. In an ever-increasing digital world, power banks have almost become an essential accessory. Having a dead battery now often feels like the end of the world, and without the means to charge your device you could feel totally lost, impacting numerous aspects of your life from your work to your relationships.

These handy tools are ideal for charging your USB devices on the go, including your phones, tablets, or portable speakers. With these handy tips from BuyaBattery, you’ll find everything you need to know about using a power bank, caring and storing it correctly. 


Caring for Your Power Bank

When using your power bank, it is important to remember that they can overheat. Thinking about the temperatures you are exposing it to is important when storing your power bank correctly. Batteries work best when used in room temperature or below. If you go beyond this point, you may not achieve optimal performance from your power banks.  

When storing and caring for your power bank, it is important to read the packaging and follow the advice and guidance of the manufacturer. They know their device best and offer this information to help prolong the life of the power bank. 

Things to Avoid

Always be careful when handling power banks. Try your best not to drop this. The device is made up of very fragile components. They can be easily broken or damaged if dropped or mis-treated. As BuyaBattery would advise with any battery or battery-related accessory, handle with care. 

To carry your power bank on you, avoid placing this in a pocket or bag which is also holding metal objects. The proximity to metal could short the output, even if your device has a button to enable power supply, it is best to be careful. 

Prolong the Life of Your Power Banks 

When aiming to get the most out of your power bank, one handy tip to use is to charge and discharge your power bank only partially. By charging your power bank only partially will actually help to prolong its life, as strange as that may seem.

Traveling with a Power Bank 

Power banks make for the perfect travel companion. They are easy to carry and will provide you with power during long journeys when you do not have access to mains. When travelling with a power bank, always check with your airline first before carrying this in your cabin luggage. There may be particular rules which apply to batteries in your luggage that you are unaware of.