The iPhone X is one of the best flagship phones on the market. Apple’s 10th anniversary iPhone comes with a lot of exciting features that set it apart from its predecessors like curved OLED display, Face ID, portrait selfies and no home button. However, like any other iPhone release, the X has its own issues. One such issue lies in battery life.
In reality, poor battery ranks among the biggest concerns when it comes to Apple devices. This year, the problem still persists on the iPhone X. If you have recently noticed an unusual amount of battery drain, then we are here to help.
In this guide, we have compiled a list of the best tips and tricks that help you deal with iPhone X battery problems. Before proceeding with our article, ensure that you now have the latest iOS software update installed on your device. Head to Settings > General > Software Update and check for updates.
Find out which apps are draining your battery
If your iPhone battery power fails to meet your daily needs, then you need to identify battery hogs. Fortunately, with a modern version of iOS, you can easily check how much battery you have left on your device and the amount of battery used by each app. Here is how.
Step one: First off, launch the Settings app from your home screen and then hit Battery to proceed
Step two: Once you are in, you should see a list of all apps that are now using your battery power under the Battery Usage section
Step three: Now just simply look for an app that is draining battery life on your device. Once you have identified that app, remove it from your device.
If that app is now using location services on your device, then you can turn it off. To do this, head to Settings > Privacy > Location Services and disable location services for that app.
Some iPhone apps need to access your Location Services information. While this may come in handy in some cases, using location services may drain your battery quickly. If the above-mentioned tip fails to work for you, it’s a good idea to turn off Location Services for all the apps.
You can also prevent apps from using location services in the background. To do this, head to Settings > Privacy > Location Services and select an app that is now using location services on your device. Once you are in, hit While Using the App. This option allows the app to use location services only when you are opening that app.
Low Power mode
Power mode has been an essential part of iOS for years, allowing users to get more time with their iPhone and iPad. Low Power mode automatically turns off when your device hits 80 percent charged. Once enabled, Low Power mode turns off background app refresh, automatic downloads, and some visual effects to save battery life. To enable Low Power mode on, head to Settings > Battery and turn on the switch for Low Power mode.
Disable motions and effects
iOS is getting more visually appealing, mainly thanks to the introduction of effects and motions. However, those visual effects may have a huge impact on battery life and performance.
To disable motion effects, head to Settings > General > Accessibility > Reduce Motion and turn on the switch. You can also turn off Dynamic Wallpaper by opening Settings > Wallpaper > Choose Wallpaper and select the Still option.
Restore your iPhone X
If none of the above tips works for you, then the last hope for success is to restore your device as new. Before proceeding, make sure you have already made a full backup of your device in case something goes wrong during the process. After that, head to Settings > General > Reset and select Erase All Content and Settings.
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