Lithium-ion batteries use a chemical reaction to generate power. As the battery ages this chemical reaction can no longer complete perfectly, which can result in the creation of gas. This gas will lead to a swollen battery and lost of battery health.
If the battery internal layers don't maintain proper separation, due to damage or defects, can result in swelling or in small instances even an explosion can occur. If you remember the story of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, a defect could have been the reason why they would catch on fire.
Avoid leaving a battery uncharged for a long period of time. Leaving a battery uncharged can cause also lead to the creation of gases. As a result, if you have devices that you rarely use and use lithium-ion batteries then we recommend you occasionally charge them to keep the battery working.
You should also avoid exposing the battery to excess heat or charging the battery too often since this would ware of the battery much quicker
Purchase high-quality chargers. The reason why purchasing high-quality chargers are important is because cheaper chargers tend to save money on key components and might lead to a swollen battery.
Absolutely Not!!!! While doing research on swollen batteries I saw a couple of videos suggesting you carefully puncture the battery to remove the gas and put a tape over the whole. This is extremely dangerous plus putting a defective battery back into the phone doesn't make sense.
Undoubtedly replacing the battery on your Samsung Galaxy phone is going to be the best option to fixing a swollen battery. Replacing the battery will give your phone better battery life and extend the life of the phone.
Repair Option 3: Mail it in to us
We offer Samsung battery replacement for Samsung Galaxy phone's and tablets. We're located in Orange County California so you can stop by if you live locally or you can mail to us. I'll leave the contact information at the end of this article.
We also offer other Samsung Phone repairs at our Orange County phone repair store.
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