Having an iPhone with enough battery life to get you to your next charging station is important for everyone. It’s a terrible feeling to need your phone only to find out that it has unknowingly died in your pocket.
The second part of tips can help you extend your battery life so that you can use your phone when you need it most.
7. Dim that Screen
The LED screen on the iPhone provides you with beautiful picture quality, so it can be tempting to turn the brightness all the way up to enjoy it to the fullest extent.
This can drain the life out of your battery quickly, though, so as tempting as it is, if you want to save your battery life, dim your screen.
8. Don’t Neglect Updates
It may seem like a pain to constantly update the apps on your phone, but most of the time it is worth it.
Many updates feature bug fixes that can improve the way the app runs and decrease battery usage as well.
9. Put Those Emails to Sleep
It’s always nice to get a notification when a new email hits your inbox, but the constant push can quickly drain the life from your battery. If you don’t need to receive notifications for new emails, you can fetch your email manually by going to Settings, Mail, Contacts, Calendars, and Fetch New Data.
Make sure Push is off, and you can set it up to fetch the mail at certain intervals or set it to manually fetch mail.
10. iPhones Need Rest, Too
If you never Auto-Lock your phone, your screen will remain on, draining that precious battery life. It’s a good idea to allow your phone to sleep when you aren’t using it, and you can do this by going to Settings, General, and then Auto-Lock.
Choosing the shortest time possible (usually 1 minute) will put your phone to sleep quickly and save your battery from working overtime.
11. Geotag No More
It can be fun to look back and see all of the places you’ve been, but it really isn’t necessary, especially when it drains your battery to have Location Services on at all times. There are many apps that utilize Location Services unnecessarily, so it is a good idea to turn the setting off until you actually need to use it.
You can do this by going to Settings, Privacy, Location Services and then turning it off. Whenever you use an app that needs to use it, you will be prompted to turn it on once again.
12. Stop Sharing
If you aren’t constantly sharing files over Air Drop or Bluetooth, there is no reason to keep these features on, slowly draining your battery throughout the day.
You can deactivate both of these features by swiping up on your screen to bring up your phone’s Control Panel and then making sure that neither of these is highlighted, indicating that they are active. If they are, simply touch each one to turn them off.
It is not the end…
Now you know almost everything there is to know about saving your valuable iPhone’s battery life.
These very simple tips can make a big difference and may mean that you have your phone when you need it most. But if you ever need help, LaptopMD is always here for you.