E-Cigarette Maintenance E-cigarette is not designed to last forever, but we are able to extend the life of it with occasional maintenance. Battery Keep the batteries fully charged. The manufacture recommends to charge the batteries full 8 hours before initial use no matter the charger indicator changes or not. On subsequent charges, 3-4 hours are enough. For Joye eGo, as it carries a fast USB charger, 4 hours is enough for initial charges and 2-3 hours for subsequent charges. Clean the connection parts of the battery and atomizer with a clean paper tissue occasionally. ALWAYS make sure batteries are dry before placing in a charger. Always clean your connectors on chargers and batteries mainly for ego style batteries. If you find corrosion on your connectors that can not be cleaned replace as soon as possible. Atomizer When you get your atomizer, you should take the following steps to prepare for a best experience. a. Blow out your atomizer, your atomizer comes along with "primer liquid" to keep it moist. Simply blow hard from the threaded end until no more liquid comes out. b. Then, fill your cartridge, use the dropper slowly fill the empty cartridge, DO NOT OVERFILL IT. c. Drip two drops directly onto the metal coil of the atomizer. d. Connect with a fully charged battery and a cartridge. keep the atomizer clean and don't let it dry out. Replace the cartridge when the performance diminishes. Here are steps to completely clean the inside of the atomizers, it is recommended to be done every day or every two days: a. Blow out the atomizer from the screw end with slightly high pressure air. b. Drip small amount of regular alcohol into the atomizer, then rinse out with distilled water, shake out well, then blow out with compressed air. c. Connect the atomizer with a working battery, drip several drops of e-juice into the atomizer, then you may get good vapor. After all, it is not a real cigarette. Please change your smoking habit a little bit. Do not draw too hard and frequently. Please slowly inhale to give the atomizer time to heat the liquid.