You’re Using Your iPhone Incorrectly – 7 Simple Hacks To Instantly Increase Battery Life

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EVERYONE knows that annoying moment when your iPhone battery is running low.

It’s a problem that always seems to come at the worst possible time – but there are ways you can maximize the juice.

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Simple changes to save iPhone battery have been revealedCredit: Alamy

iPhone batteries have only gotten better and better over the past few years, so the rapidly declining performance is usually due to what we’re doing with them.

Try some of these tips to see if it makes your iPhone last a little longer.

Switch to Wi-Fi instead of data

Always choose Wi-Fi over your data whenever you have the option.

Not only does this save your data, but Wi-Fi uses less battery power.

Switch to WiFi

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Switch to WiFi

Reduce iPhone brightness

Lighting is a real power guzzler.

Shutting it down even a little will save precious battery.

Just slide down from the top right and you will see the brightness slider.

Reduce iPhone brightness

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Reduce iPhone brightness

Turn on power saving mode

With the battery saver mode, the iPhone can cleverly reduce power consumption for you.

This is done in a number of ways, e.g. B. by preventing apps from updating in the background.

Performance is also sacrificed, so you might find things slow down a bit.

To turn on sleep mode, open ideas and find battery.

Switch from here Low power mode on.

Low power mode

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Low power mode

Turn on dark mode

You can go a step further from reducing the brightness and switch to dark mode.

Dark mode dispenses with light features entirely, saving juice.

Many apps now also support it, including WhatsApp and Instagram.

To activate it go to ideasfollowed by screen brightness.

Select under “Appearance”. Dark.

Turn on dark mode

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Turn on dark mode

Stop updating apps in the background

Apps running in the background are one of the biggest power consumers.

Of course, it’s designed to be useful – WhatsApp, for example, will constantly update for new messages, and Gmail will do the same for new emails.

If there are apps that you don’t need to constantly update, it might be a good idea to just stop them from doing so.

Go to ideasthen General.

Next go to Update background app.

From there, you can either turn off all background app updates, or individually select the ones you want to stop from the list.

Disable background app refresh

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Disable background app refresh

Turn off notifications

Apps that regularly send notifications also affect the battery.

You can turn them off by going to ideasthen notifications.

Choose show Preview and set it never or When unlockeddepending on what you prefer.

Alternatively, you can select individual apps from the list and turn off notifications from the ones you don’t want.

Change notification settings

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Change notification settings

Disable boost to wake

Have you ever noticed how your phone lights up just by touching it or picking it up?

That’s the raise-to-wake feature, meant to come in handy when you need to take a quick look at notifications or the time.

But of course it consumes battery.

So if you don’t need it, turn off the feature by going to ideasfollowed by screen brightness.

Turn on the switch next to Raise to wake up out.

Spin up to wake up

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Spin up to wake up

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