Most of us put the iPhone in charger at nightThere is no problem with it, but there is a common habit that many users make, which is leaving the phone under the pillow, or covering it while charging, and this habit is very dangerous, and Apple warned that it is a fatal mistake, and you need not to do this again, so as not to Your life is at risk.

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Risks of covering the iPhone while charging

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Apple warned on its official website of the dangers resulting from leaving the iPhone charging when sleeping; Doing so may result in fire, electric shock, injury, or damage to the device or other property. And Apple explained that these risks increase the chances of their occurrence when your iPhone is completely covered, and there is no ventilation during the charging process, and placing it under the pillow may increase its temperature, damage it, and even a fire.

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It also stated in the security note published by the company, that iPhone users should not sleep on the device, power adapter, or wireless charger, or even put the iPhone under the cover or body while it is connected to a power source.

 In addition, the company indicated that the chances of a fire increase in the case of using third-party chargers to charge your iPhone. Because some charging wires are poor or damaged, and do not work with the same safety standards as Apple products, and charging using these cables may lead to a risk of death or injury, and Apple recommends the need to rely on “Made for iPhone” wires that comply with international safety standards.

Finally, it's not just about avoiding charging while sleeping, Apple also said that you shouldn't charge your device near wet places like a sink, bathtub, or wash basin. Chargers should be disposed of as soon as they are damaged and discontinued when they become corroded or have liquids spilled on them.

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