How to charge your phone if the power goes out (and why you SHOULDN\'T use the \'battery hack\' taking Twitter by storm)
From battery packs, solar panels and hand splits to DIY chargers using 9 v batteries, there are dozens of ways to charge your phone without using a typical charger.
However, experts warned today that many people will not work
Some people may damage your phone permanently.
Scroll down to view the video of the Daily Mail.
Com\'s own tests, online reviews, and expert opinions are clear, and some of them work better than others --
Some people can even damage your phone.
Here are some options: make a DIY charger using a 9 v batteryA video, show how to make a charger with a 9 v battery, go viral on Twitter today and get deleted from the site.
Probably because this method is a flop.
This is also dangerous, experts say. DailyMail.
Com tested it and found no success.
The parts needed to make this charger are the 9 v battery, the spring on the pen, the car charger adapter and the phone.
To assemble it, connect the metal point on the car charger adapter to a sprocket on the battery.
Next, connect one end of the pen bar spring to another sprocket, and then connect the other end of the spring to the metal piece on the side of the car charger.
Then connect the charging cable to the USB port of the phone and car charger as usual. DailyMail.
Com tried to charge the iPhone 5S in this way and found that it eventually lost power.
The phone starts at 13%.
After 15 minutes of using the DIY charger, it is still 13%.
The phone is 14% after 15 minutes of making sure the connection is secure and trying.
Another connection check, the phone is 16% after 15 minutes.
But soon, an error message appeared on the phone reading \"this attachment may not be supported.
After reconnecting and charging the iPhone for 15 minutes, its battery is only 9% --
Less than at the beginning.
Battery expert Matthieu Dubarry, an electrochemist at the Hawaii Institute of Natural Energy, told the Daily Mail.
Com trying to charge the phone with a 9 v battery is definitely not a good idea because of the voltage.
\"You don\'t want to put anything after 4. 5 volts.
\"It\'s really bad,\" he echoed . \" He stressed that batteries below 9 v should not be used.
If you try too long and the battery is too hot, the phone can explode.
Sometimes this happens right away and sometimes it can take two or three days.
He said that the power of 5 or 6 cell phone batteries is equivalent to a grenade.
\"It\'s risky and we don\'t want people to be hurt because they tried something on the Internet without knowing it.
He explained that the iPhone may have a security device that prevents it from accepting the charge of the 9 v battery, which is why the error message \"this accessory may not be supported\" pops up.
Several online tutorials also show how to charge your phone with acidic fruits such as oranges, lemons or apples, copper wire and zinc and copper nails.
To do this, insert a zinc nail and a copper nail into a few pieces of fruit so that the nail can be closed but not touched.
Next, the copper sheet of one fruit is connected to the zinc of another fruit using copper wire to make up the circuit.
Then, open the USB end of the charging wire, connect the wire to the copper end in the fruit circuit, and plug it into the phone.
Other methods include metal plates or coins.
But be careful before you try this, and be aware that it may also damage your phone.
Dubali told the Daily Mail
Com this method works on paper, but it is unlikely to charge your phone or damage it.
It\'s possible, he said, but the food is better than charging the phone.
The backup battery pack is the easiest and safest way to charge your phone.
When you have power, you can charge these devices in advance and then use them to charge your phone (and other devices) later when you can\'t reach the socket or have no electricity.
They can buy online or at department stores and convenience stores for less than $20.
There are also advanced versions that can charge your phone six times.
The solar cells of the Solio Classic2 battery pack use this small 10. 1-
Ounce devices, you can use solar energy to charge your phone.
Simply expand the sun facing panel to charge the device itself (it takes about 10 hours) and then you can charge the phone. Inc.
Tested the $100 Solio device and was able to charge the iPhone in 90 minutes.
Also in 90 minutes, the charging time for their iPad has increased by 20%.
This is a bit affordable option, more versatile than the traditional backup battery pack, as it doesn\'t need to be charged at first.
Eton boostturbine2000 this device is the most manual way to charge your phone.
This is a $60 manual crank that is about the size of the smartphone itself and has a retractable crank that you can turn to charge the phone.
It takes a lot of labor to charge your phone.
To be exact, it will take three hours to drive.
But if you need an emergency call, a crank is enough for a 30 second call to generate enough power.
Vindur portable wind turbines two electricians designed the world\'s first portable Turbo phone charger to allow people to charge their phones using wind alone.
It starts as Tricity on Kickstarter, and a device folds into a 12-
Then expand into a vertical turbine to charge the USB device.
To open the product, you can pull the aluminum leg out and put it on a tripod or flat plane.
The top of the leg is a turbine with three blades.
They capture wind and rotation, providing green energy to generators capable of providing 15 watts of electricity.
There is also an internal battery to store energy if you don\'t need it.
The inventor claimed that when
Charging, the Turbo can charge your phone four to six times.
After raising $75,000, creators now sell a new version called Vindur for $399.