How To Identify & Optimize Apps Draining Your iPhone & iPad BatteryNovember 30, 2018
Long lasting battery is one of the main factors to consider when buying a smartphone. This is not a factor to be considered when buying an iPhone due to the lower capacity battery they always feature. Featuring this lower capacity batteries with compact shapes has helped Apple bring a lot of their designs to life without having an iPhone that looks big and bulky.
Since Apple doesn’t feature high-capacity batteries on iPhone, they rely so much on software for battery optimization, in other to have long-lasting battery life on iPhones. iOS updates have always presented an update in the software for battery optimization. Part of the new features that iOS updates have brought for battery optimization, is the ability to identify power draining apps. Sometime ago, I posted an article on how to Optimize Android Smartphones but today, I am going to give steps on how to identify power draining apps on iOS and optimize your iPhone/ipad.
How To Know Which App is Draining Your Battery on iPhone/iPad
- Open the settings app on your iPhone/ iPad, navigate to Battery and scroll down to battery health
2. Select the last 10 days or 24 hours tab and click on show battery usage.
The percentage figures on the side of each app, tells how much battery the app has consumed for the duration of time you seek, be it 24 hours on 10 days. A higher percentage number indicates that the app has consumed or is consuming a lot of power from your battery and you should pay attention to the app.
While scrolling through your list of apps and their battery percentage use, iOS may suggest things to you that will save your battery life. These suggestions may include, reducing brightness, putting your phone on low power mode e.t.c. You will have to pay attention to these suggestions, in other to optimize your battery performance.