Apple has almost perfected its batteries over the years with the most advanced technologies that give better battery life than competitors. Even then, many iPhone users find that their battery gets drained quickly throughout the day. Many are still not sure why this is happening with their iPhones.
After researching a lot on this matter, we have found the reasons behind it and they are mentioned below.
- Enabling the Background App Refresh option
- Turning on the location services for all the applications
- Battery health
- Outdated iPhone software
- Unnecessary widgets are used on the screen
These factors described above may have the potential to decrease the battery level on your iPhone. Don’t worry, this can be fixed using the troubleshooting ideas explained in the article below.
Fix 1 – Turn On Low Power Mode Settings
Step 1: Open the Settings app first on the iPhone.
Step 2: Then go to the Battery option.
Step 3: Click the Low Power Mode toggle button to turn it on as shown below.
Fix 2 – Disable the Location Services on the iPhone
Step 1: Unlock your iPhone and head toward the Settings app.
Step 2: Now tap on the Privacy & Security option from the menu list.
Step 3: After that, click on the Location Services option at the top.
Step 4: Scroll down all the way to the bottom and tap on the System Services option.
Step 5: Turn Off all the options except Emergency Calls & SOS and Find My iPhone by clicking on its toggle buttons as shown below.
Step 6: Once done, scroll down a bit and disable the iPhone Analytics, Routing & Traffic, and Improve Maps options by toggling its switch to grey as shown.
Step 7: Also, enable the Status Bar Icon option at the bottom to let you know when any of these services make a request for location services.
Step 8: Now tap on the Significant Locations option.
Step 9: Disable the Significant Locations option by tapping on its toggle button as shown.
Step 8: Once done, go back to the Location Services page.
Step 9: Here, click on the Share My Location option.
Step 10: Turn Off the Share My Location option by clicking on its toggle button.
Fix 3 – Turn Off the Background App Refresh settings
Step 1: To do so, first, you have to go to the Settings app on your iPhone.
Step 2: Then go to the General option from the settings list.
Step 3: After that, scroll down and tap on the Background App Refresh option.
Step 4: Now click on the Background App Refresh option at the top.
Step 5: Select the Off option from the list as shown below.
Fix 4 – Do Not Share iPhone Analytics Reports
Step 1: Launch the Settings app.
Step 2: Go to the Privacy & Security option from the list as shown below.
Step 3: Now at the bottom of the page, click Analytics & Improvements.
Step 4: Then turn off the Share iPhone Analytics option by clicking on its toggle switch to grey as shown.
Step 5: Similarly, disable Share iCloud Analytics, Improve Safety and Improve Siri & Dictation options as well.
Fix 5 – Remove Unwanted Widgets
Step 1: Go to the Wigdet screen by keep swiping your home screen to the right.
Step 2: After reaching the Widget screen, long tap on the Widget which is not necessary.
Step 3: Once the content menu list appears, select the Remove Widget option from it.
Step 4: Click Remove on the popup option to remove the widget from the screen.
Step 5: After it is done, do the same to remove all the unnecessary widgets from the screen.
Fix 6 – Turn On Reduce Motion settings
Step 1: First of all, go to the Settings app.
Step 2: Scroll down and choose the Accessibility option from the list.
Step 3: Next, tap on Motion.
Step 4: Turn On the Reduce Motion option by clicking on its toggle switch to grey as shown below.
Fix 7 – Check the Battery Health for replacement
Step 1: Open the Settings app on your iPhone.
Step 2: Then click on the Battery option.
Step 3: Now select the Battery Health & Charging option on the page as shown below.
Step 4: Here it will show the battery health that is Maximum Capacity.
Step 5: If it shows 100%, battery health is good.
Step 6: But if the battery capacity is less than 60 or 70%, you need to think about replacing the battery by visiting the Apple Store.
Update your iPhone Software
Several iPhone users noticed that it was a software bug and after they had updated their iPhone to its latest iOS version that fixed the bug and it improved the battery drainage problem. So we recommend checking if there is any update available and downloading and installing it.