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The 12 Things That Happen When Your Smartphone Battery Hits 1%

We've all been there. Put a Verizon Wireless device on your list this holiday season, and you'll never want to let it run out of juice.

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1. You pull your phone out of your pocket and aren't prepared for what faces you...

"WHAT? I was just at 20%! How did I drop to 1% so fast???
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"WHAT? I was just at 20%! How did I drop to 1% so fast???

2. You immediately dive into your bag for your charger.

"I know it's in here somewhere. I have, like, six of them. Gotta have at least one with me..."
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"I know it's in here somewhere. I have, like, six of them. Gotta have at least one with me..."

3. You don't have it with you. You turn to your friends...

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They either have different phones or are charger-less too.

4. Plan B. Start asking strangers if you can borrow their charger.

"Just to get back up to at least 15%... won't take long!"
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"Just to get back up to at least 15%... won't take long!"

5. No dice. You sit back down to collect your thoughts.

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"OK. Deep breaths. How do I prioritize what needs to get done before... no, can't even start thinking about the black screen yet. Focus!"

6. First, you have absolutely no idea how to get home. So, check your maps app, and write down directions.

"You think I actually know my way around my own city? I'd be SO doomed."
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"You think I actually know my way around my own city? I'd be SO doomed."

7. Next, you need to text your friend who is supposed to be meeting you but doesn't know where yet.

Can't leave him hanging. He gets REAL bad FOMO.
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Can't leave him hanging. He gets REAL bad FOMO.

8. Then, must take obligatory sassy-face selfie. Quickly post on social media.

"Hey girl, hey! OK, thanks, gotta move here!"
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"Hey girl, hey! OK, thanks, gotta move here!"

9. Group shot! Because your camera is by far the best and just has to be the one to take it.

"NO, YOU ALL LOOK FINE. NO TIME FOR ANOTHER ONE. TIME IS RUNNING OUT."
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"NO, YOU ALL LOOK FINE. NO TIME FOR ANOTHER ONE. TIME IS RUNNING OUT."

10. The seconds are ticking. Speaking of which, you need to check what time your yoga class is tomorrow so you don't stay out TOO late.

"YES, I can stay out for AT LEAST another two hours and be able to get my tree pose on, no sweat. OK, on a roll..."
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"YES, I can stay out for AT LEAST another two hours and be able to get my tree pose on, no sweat. OK, on a roll..."

11. One final newsfeed sweep to see what your other friends, who clearly had better things to do, are doing.

"They're doing the same thing we're doing... at the bar next door! Let's go meet them!"
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"They're doing the same thing we're doing... at the bar next door! Let's go meet them!"

12. And right as you are about to transfer money to your friend to close the tab, darkness descends.

"Aw, man, too bad. And I don't have any cash on me. Guess I'll have to pay you back later..."
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"Aw, man, too bad. And I don't have any cash on me. Guess I'll have to pay you back later..."

Well, your phone dying sucks ALMOST all the time. With a Verizon Wireless device, you may be too attached to let it happen again.