iOS 11 Battery Life Improvement: Smartphone have always been haunted by high battery consumption and Apple devices that run iOS 11 are victims of the same fate. There are several factors behind the rapid consumption of batteries. After identifying them, we were able to come up with several ways to improve iOS 11 battery life on iPhone and iPad. In this post, we are listing down whatever we found out and hopefully it will extend your iOS 11 battery life as it did for us. We recommend you follow as many of the methods as possible.
Steps to Improve iOS 11 Battery Life
The iOS 11 battery drain is a real problem, for which we have got 5 different solutions. You will need to follow all or at least, most of them. To improve iPhone & iPad battery life, you’d first need to track your battery usage and find out which apps cause greatest battery consumption. In order to track the power consumption of your device, you need to: Go to Settings>Battery. Here you are able to see the Battery Usage of the Last 24 Hours and of the Last 7 Days. You can see the apps consuming most of the power. Now here are 5 methods to improve the battery life of iOS 11 devices (iPhone & iPad).
Stop Auto-Fetching Data
You might not know but iOS 11 has the ability to fetch new data automatically to your device. You will need to turn that off.
Go to Settings>Accounts & Passwords>Fetch New Data> turn off “Push”
Limit Notification Display
Get rid of those endless alerts, and allow notifications from only select apps. This method is proven to solve quite a lot of iOS 11 battery issues.
Then you’ll see icons of apps that are installed on the iPhone/iPad. Tap on the one’s you don’t require alerts from. Turn off the ‘Allow Notification’ tab.
Switch On the Low Power Mode
One usual way of improving iOS 11 battery percentage, is to adjust the display and brightness of your Apple device. And it’s even better when you turn on the Low Power Mode. What it does is, it disables a number of features (like automatic downloads, app refresh in the background) that consumes a lot of power but aren’t that necessary. All you need to do is:
Open Settings>Battery> turn on “Low Power Mode”
Unsync Messages And iCloud
By default, all your messages are automatically synced with iCloud. The process is responsible for eating up a ton of battery power; hence turning it off would improve battery life of iPhone and iPad.
Open Settings>Messages>then turn off “Messages on iCloud”
Reboot Your Apple Handset
Sometimes, the simplest fixes are the best fix. Over the course of usage, you may have made a number of unwanted changes, so rebooting your iOS devices might be a good idea. It worked for us so there is no harm in trying.
To reboot iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, you need to long press both the volume and power button. For other iPhone and iPads, you will need to press and hold the home button along with the power button.
There are a couple of other tricks up our sleeves like keeping all your apps updated, clearing app history on regular intervals and updating the OS whenever possible.
We hope this tutorial helps you to improve iOS 11 battery life of your Apple device (iPhone & iPad). Currently, the OS is only available in beta version and most of these tricks are easy to follow so that you can pull them off without hassle on the beta versions. In case you want to return to the familiar territory of iOS 10, we have a downgrade guide too. Lastly, let us know if these fix work for you.