164: How To Preserve Battery Life on iPhone

Always charging your iPhone? Here are some fixes…

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Battery Life Blues
  1. Carry Portable USB Charger
  2. Troubleshoot App Battery Usage:
    Go to Settings….Battery…Battery Usage
  3. Turn off Location Services or Background Apps Refresh
  4. Close Down Apps
    Power Down and Re-Boot iPhone
    Update to latest iOS

Portable USB Chargers I Like (by Anker):

How To Preserve Battery Life (Part 2):

  1. In Mail…Switch from Push to Fetch (Manual) (Settings>Mail>Accounts>Push>Fetch>Manual)
  2. Turn off Bluetooth (Settings>Bluetooth>Off)
  3. Turn Down Brightness (Swipe Up on Home-screen or swipe down from top right corner on iPhone X)
  4. Display & Brightness Set auto-lock to 30 seconds (Settings>Display & Brightness>Auto Lock>30 seconds)
  5. Turn on Night-Shift Mode (Swipe Up on Home-screen)
  6. Turn off Background Apps Refresh (see above) (Settings>General>Background Apps Refresh>Off)
  7. Turn off Location Services (Settings>Privacy>Location Services)
  8. Turn On Low-Power Mode

Lower Power Mode affects:

  • Email fetch
  • “Hey Siri”
  • Background app refresh
  • Automatic downloads
  • Some visual effects
  • Auto-Lock (defaults to 30 seconds)

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