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22 Careless Things You Must Stop Doing While Using Phones & PCs (No 7 Could Lead to Death!)

Very important and useful; here are 21 things you must stop doing on your smartphone to prevent accidents and/or death

In the era of smartphones and PC, many of us including myself have developed bad habits deliberately and unconsciously, these habits could determine how we are quick to disregard people who matter so much in our lives. Some of these evil habits could go as far as taking one’s life if not stopped.

Here is a complete list of things you need to stop doing while using the phone and PC, you’d be surprised to see how much negativity you’ve been affected by these gadgets. The pointers on Naijaknowhow will help you curb them if acknowledge and proper follow-up is given.

Without further ado, let’s dive right in!

Bad Phone and PC Habits: 22 Careless Things You Must Stop Doing While Using Phones & PCs

These Are Simple Ways To Prevent Accidents:

1. Do not use the phone while driving

It’s very wrong and could lead to fatal accidents. Instead, use the wireless/ hands-free device by connecting with your car speakers. This could come in handy in saving lives.

2. Putting phone under the pillow is risky

Don’t ever place your phone under your pillows while sleeping, it could heat up and eventually lead to a fire.

phone pillow

3. Unplug chargers

Always unplug phone chargers when the battery is full. Some phones may flame up after the battery might have gotten swollen by heat.

Tip 1: If you notice your phone getting unnecessarily hot, do this… remove battery if possible, kill running apps if possible or/and switch off phone if possible. Doing that little trick can go a long way in saving that device.

Tip 2: Get your PC to normal temperature when hot by working under a cool temperature, or positioning it close to a fan, or buy an external fan or a heat extractor when using a PC that always gets hot.

4. Don’t charge phones and use wired earphones concurrently

There are been reported cases of the phone exploding while being charged, thus having an earphone plugged in is not the best decision to avoid an injury through burns/electrocution or even death.

5. Don’t clean laptops with a wet cloth

Do not damp clean with rags laptops finished with metallic bodies while plugged in. An electric shock can be imminent.

6. Put phones away from your body

Put away phones and other gadgets that emit heat and electromagnetic waves from the body, did you know your mobile phones could lead to low sperm counts in men?

7. Do not leave phone camera light on

Be wary of accidentally leaving your phone’s camera lead light ON, prolonged use may lead to damage. In worse cases, a damaged camera could emanate from doing so.

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  1. I never knew that putting my phone under the pillow is wrong.

    It stops from today.

    Thanks for sharing this vital information.

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