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|1. (WO2018182176) METHOD FOR PREVENTING OVERCHARGING OF BATTERY AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE THEREFOR|
|Applicants:||SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
|Title:||METHOD FOR PREVENTING OVERCHARGING OF BATTERY AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE THEREFOR|
Various embodiments of the present invention relate to an apparatus and a method for preventing overcharging of a battery in an electronic device. Here, the electronic device comprises a battery, at least one processor, and a memory electrically connected to the at least one processor, wherein the memory can store instructions which, when executed, causes the at least one processor to: when connected to an external power supply, set a charge safety time corresponding to the external power supply; charge the battery on the basis of at least a part of the power of the external power supply; and update the charge safety time on the basis of a change in at least one from among a charge current and a discharge current of the battery. Other embodiments may also be possible.