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6 tips to save battery on iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

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6 tips to save battery on iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus
iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus is one of the best device available in the market, and I believe that you must be enjoying the experience of the new flagship from Apple, but one of the common problem we all Apple users face is the problem of battery draining issues. Everyone's expectations from their device is, the battery should last for a day at least.




If you are also facing the similar issues with your new iPhone 7, then this article is for you. Today in this article we are going to talk about Six tips which will help you get maximum out of new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus battery.

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Always keep software up to date

Ensure that your iPhone 7 is running on the latest version of iOS. To fetch updates manually on your devices, head over to Settings>> General>> Software update. If you see an update is available, just connect your phone to a power source, ensure that it on a stable Wi-Fi connection and update wirelessly. Alternatively, plug your iPhone to the PC and update using the latest version of iTunes.




Optimize your iPhone settings to save power

There are a couple of ways you can save power; first, is to adjust your screen brightness and use Wi-Fi instead of cellular data.

You might either lower the screen brightness or turn on auto-brightness. To reduce screen brightness, swipe up from the bottom of the screen to launch the Control Centre and then drag the brightness slider to the left. Auto-brightness adjusts your iPhone's screen to the lighting condition automatically. To enable this feature, go to Settings>> Display & Brightness and set Auto-Brightness to On.

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It is recommended that you use Wi-Fi, as it takes less power than the mobile network does. Therefore, always switch to Wi-Fi. Turn on Wi-Fi by going to the Control Centre, then tap the Wi-Fi icon and log in to your desired Wi-Fi network. Alternatively, go to Settings>> Wi-Fi to get a Wi-Fi network.




Enable low power mode

Low power mode is another way to conserve battery on your iPhone 7. When the battery level of your device goes down to 20% and then again to 10%, your iPhone lets you know and turn on the low power mode with just one tap. To enable it manually, go to Settings>> Battery.

This feature does the lot of things to save power on your iPhone, as it reduces display brightness, optimizes your phone's performance and minimizes system animations. Apps like mail will not download content, and other features such as AirDrop, iCloud sync and Continuity will be disabled, although you can use other key features like calls, emails, messages and accessing the internet. Once your phone is charged, the low power mode switches off automatically.

Check battery usage

You can manage your iOS device's battery life by seeing the proportion of battery used by each app by going to Settings>> Battery. You might get to see a couple of messages listed below the apps.

Background activity: This message means the battery was used by the apps while it was running in the background. To extend battery life, you might consider turning off the Background App Refresh by going to Settings>> general and then turn the feature off.

Also, try fetching data manually or increase the fetch interval. For this, navigate to Settings>> mail, Contacts, Calendars>> Fetch New Data.

Location and background location: This message means the app is using location services. To enhance the battery performance of your phone, turn off the Location Services. Go to Settings>> Privacy>> Location Services and set it off.

Home & lock screen: This means the home screen and lock screen was displayed on your iPhone. If any app frequently wakes your display with notifications, try to turn off push notifications for that app. Go to Settings>> Notifications then tap the app and set Allow Notifications to Off.

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No Mobile coverage or low signal: This means you are in low network coverage area and your iPhone is searching for better signal or, it could be that you have used your iPhone in low-signal conditions. In either case, your battery life is affected. In such situations, turn on the airplane mode. Open the Control Centre and tap airplane mode icon. When the airplane mode is on, you won't be able to make or receive calls.

Power on your PC to charge iPhone

Make sure that your computer is plugged in and power on when you are charging your iPhone 7 using the USB cable. If the computer is turned off, in sleep or standby mode, your iPhone's battery might drain.

Remove battery case while charging

Keep in mind that charging your iPhone inside the case may generate excess heat and as a result affect the battery capacity. Therefore, it is advised to remove the case while charging.

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