Do I charge or turn off?

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  1. Jugnoop

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    I will be travelling out of country for six weeks. I will be taking my Iphone & ipad mini with me but leave my Ipad4 at home. Should I leave it plugged in or turn it off & not charge until I return. Any advice will be greatly appreciated.

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    Either should be fine for six weeks, but make sure it's got a good charge on it before you shut it off if you choose that. And make sure you actually turn it off, not just put it to sleep (press the power button until the slide to turn off appears, and slide it off).
     
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    I'd just fully charge it, unplug it, and turn it off.
     
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    No problem.
     
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    It is ok letting it charging. Most of smart gadgets now don't accept power anymore when its full.
     
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    At first, I would have given the same advice, i.e. charge up the iPad and then shut off completely; but the other day I came across an Apple support article HERE - section pertinent to this discussion quoted below. Now, storage timing (e.g. several weeks, a month, or more) is vague ('long term'), but appears that Apple is recommending a 'half charge'? Not sure that one way or another would make much of a difference, especially if done rarely. Dave :)

     
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