Do you play while charging your phone?

Gopnik

Member
A lot of people can't wait for their phones to get fully charged so they play while it's being charged. Do you play games on your phones while the battery is charging? Do you think there is any impact on the device's health or of it's safe overall?

Before I used to play mobile phones while my phone was plugged in but I have stopped doing that as it was getting too hot, at least I think so. I would prefer to wait for the battery to hit 100% and then play whatever I will be playing on the phone. Also, that thing decreases the battery's life.
 

Nova

Member
I used to play games and watch movies. But I heard recently in the XDA forums that doing such things would be bad for the phone. And often it can damage due to the over heating. So when you want to charge the phone, it's better to avoid using it any way.
 

TopSilver

Member
I don't play phone games anymore but interestingly enough I used to play nintendo DS and 3DS games while it was on the charger all the time. Mainly because I don't care for taking it off the charger im too lazy. I am also like this with my laptop. You may laugh but in all honesty I have not taken my laptop off the charger in around 3 years. Not even once except maybe to move positions. I should really start taking advantage of it's portability.
 

Nova

Member
I have seen some people damage their mobiles while playing such games while charging. And it can be pretty difficult for the device to not get heat up while charging. So in order to avoid the damage to the mobile it is always better for the phone to charge while stopping every function that we do with device.
 

Jelineex

Member
I am also guilty with using phones while charging. I cannot wait to continue what I started doing. I like to play, listen to music, watch movies and the social media activities. ( Ha.Ha.Ha ) I felt the heat but I ignored it. I know that it's a bad habit and it might result to danger. However, I am more responsible in using gadgets than before. I add limitation to every activity.
 

Ash

Member
I don't really play much on my phone other than Clash Royale so I usually just wait until it's fully charged. I do watch TV shows and movies on my phone whilst it's charging in the night though
 
I tend not to. And often it can damage due to overheating. So it's better to avoid using it in any way when you want to charge the phone.
 

Barida

Member
Because of the low quality and supply of electricity in my country, the answer is yes. I have a mobile device that is rugged and strong, from my personal assessment, and I have had no issues with playing of games while the phone is still charging. That is one of the ways that I ensure that the battery level don't go low.

For those living in countries with constant supply of electricity, I see nothing wrong with charging your phone and playing games with it later.