All Your Mobile Devices Need A Rest

Not Just Your Phones — If You Want Them To Perform For You

Barb Ann Johnson
2 min readOct 9, 2021


Photo of someone seated at a table, working on a mobile tablet, with an open laptop in the background.
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All Devices Means — All Devices

After reading my article, Give Your Phone A Rest, a reader jokingly responded, “I don’t suppose blogging on my tablet instead is what you meant… lol.”

I didn’t mean that actually, and I have to publicly admit the article didn’t imply the inclusivity of all mobile devices; although I didn’t think I needed to say that. But I understand the need to spell it out plainly. We’re all too busy to guess and make assumptions.

I apologize

So Yes! The need for REST, applies to all mobile devices. If you’ve been operating any of your mobile devices non-stop, they need a rest; at least overnight and failing that, an hour or two if you absolutely can’t do without your mobile device for longer than that.

Consider Investment In Back — up Devices

If All Your Work Depends On Them

But I repeat — Give your mobile devices the full rest they need. Don’t continue to make blind assumptions that our mobile devices can handle the rigors of 24 — hour continuous up time. I personally don’t have all that faith in technology. It’s already shown us on more than a few occasions that it isn’t without faults.

Give your devices the rest they need. They’ll last longer. Don’t run them into the ground. If you do, you’ll do it at the risk of ruining your device and the inevitable coughing up of additional monies for replacements.

Don’t Say I Didn’t Warn You

I hope this article has been helpful.

Thank you for reading,

Barb Ann

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Barb Ann Johnson

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