How to Make Your iPhone Last (Almost) Forever

4. Don’t Always Use a Case


A case is good, or even essential, to save the phone from the damage it can get from drops and scratches. It is, however, a good idea to take the case off while you are charging the phone. Even Apple recommends you do so. This is because charging the phone generates heat. A case can trap that heat and damage the battery and the phone. This will shorten the lifespan of the phone.