How To Save & Extend Battery Life On iPhone: A Life Saving Guide
I hope that a major Apple representative is reading these words: the iPhone’s Battery sucks.
It makes no sense that for every 30 minutes of heavy iPhone usage, you need to charge it for another hour. It makes no sense that your grampa’s 1990′s brick-phone can last a week without re-charging, while your iPhone 5 can’t last a mere 5 hours.
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And it makes no sense to pay so much money for this treat.
But as long as the marvelous piece of plastic known as iPhone has full control of our lives, we must adhere to its guidelines and just learn to get along.
Fortunately for us, the iPhone’s alternative is even worse, and stopping Android Apps from running in the background is a little tougher, thus saving and extending its battery life takes a lot more effort.
So hold your mobile horses, take a deep breath, and follow these tips. They will assure you a longer and a happier relationship with your iPhone.
It’s a little known fact that automatic Email fetching is an iPhone battery murderer.
Save and extend your battery life by modifying it wisely.
Go to Settings, ‘Mail, Contacts, Calendar’, Fetch New Data and select ‘Manual’ for better battery life performance.
The time your iPhone takes to Auto-lock has direct affect on its battery life, due to the usage of active Apps and lightning.
Shorten it by going to Settings, General and Auto-Lock.
Extend the iPhone’s battery life by reducing your screen’s brightness.
Go to Settings, Brightness, and slide as low as you can to save some power.
Not using Bluetooth features right now? Then keeping it On is a complete waste of battery life!
Disable it by going to Settings, General and ‘Bluetooth’.
Not driving and traveling through a foreign land at the moment? Then off with the Location Services option, pronto.
Shut it down by navigating to Settings, General and ‘Location services’.
Playing Apps is fun and addictive, and so does watching vids on the YouTube App and messaging our friends on WhatsApp.
As hours fly by, we forget leaving all those precious Apps on in our iPhone’s background, and they just swallow up our battery life.
Save lots of battery precentages by double clicking the iPhone’s main button, then tap-and-hold on each App icon to be able to shut it off.
We know that getting Push notifications from your favorite Apps is an awesome way of staying connected and updated on the go, but consider minimizing the amount of Apps that have access to push notifications, as each one is a serious Battery consumer.
Go to Settings, ‘Notificiations’ and manually disable Push Notifications for Apps you hardly use.
Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi.
The ultimate Battery drainer is also our favorite feature for saving money on internet connections when on the go.
If you don’t need it, then kill it by going to Settings and ‘Wi-Fi’.
Keep your iPhone away from extreme weather changes.
It might sound like a neglectable thought, but studies have shown that exposing the device to extreme temperatures can cause severe battery mal-functions.
So if you are going to the beach, just leave the iPhone in the car. If you are a penguin off to visit his family at Alaska, deposit your iPhone with a friend back home.
USE YOUR GODDAMN IPHONE A LITTLE LESS!