Shuld you fully charge the iPad 2 before using the first time

Have started using after set up and sync. Is this ok or should I have charged it fully first.?

  • Asked by Mary G
  • 01-Aug-2011
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3 Answers from the Community

  • Best Answer:

    It is not necessary. Lithium-polymer batteries do not suffer from "memory effects". Just make sure to complete a charge cycle at least once a month and keep the device out of extreme hot/cold environments. A charge cycle is when the battery's power is entirely consumed. So if I use 50% of the battery today, charge the battery back to 100%, and use 50% of the battery again tomorrow, that will have completed a single charge cycle. The battery typically lasts a certain number of charge cycles before it degrades to about 80% of the original battery capacity.

    • Answered by Ryan C from Newmarket
    • 24-Mar-2012
  • yes. It should be charged fully to improve the life of battery

    • Answered by Uday D
    • 21-Aug-2011
  • yes

    • Answered by Alex A from Sydney
    • 16-Mar-2014