The Apple iPhone 6 and the Apple iPhone 6 Plus has been launched globally a few months back with iOS 8 on board. After the launch, people complaint a lot regarding the iOS 8 software and then, the company has done some bug fixes and everything has gone to normal. Have you also bought the Apple iPhone 6/iPhone 6 Plus? If yes, then you are at the right place to gain some valuable information regarding your device. Are you happy with your iPhone’s battery life? If no is the answer then, we are going to help you today.
How to improve iOS 8 battery life:
The Apple iPhone 6 is having a smaller battery as compared to the Apple iPhone 6 Plus. Thus, the battery life of the iPhone 6 Plus is more than that of the original device. Anyway, first of all you will have to see what eats your battery the most. Well, connecting to Wi-Fi is necessary and you can not do anything regarding it, but still you can save a lot of battery.
Check Battery Usage: When you are using your device you should always check which application is eating your battery life the most. In the image above, you can see that this Apple iPhone 6 is getting a lot of battery drained by Whatsapp. So, what to do? You can obviously turn of Wi-Fi, Many people have myths that, turning the Whatsapp application off will not show you the recent messages. It is not like that you will still get your messages.
This is a very important factor if you want to get a better battery life. Apart from that, do check out the second application and then, also try to close all the applications as when they are running behind they are still eating your battery and you are not known to this fact. To check your battery usage, go to Settings–>General–>Usage–>Battery Usage. This will surely help you to keep an eye on the apps which are eating your battery.
Brightness: This is also a contributing factor and we prefer the brightness to be low as brightness and battery life are inversely proportional to each other. Also, the device comes with Retina HD displays and both these devices have very good brightness. So, it will surely help you a lot.
Notifications and Alerts: This is an another reason for your poor battery life, Well, you should not ignore this part as probably this is eating your battery life the most. There are many games and applications present in the App Store which send custom notifications. So, they are just useless. You should immediately turn off those game notifications specially. For better use, just allow one or two apps to send you notifications.
The alerts, beeps, vibrations and other stuffs also eat your battery life a lot. If you are a busy person and get emails every 10 minutes then you should turn the alerts, beeps off as it will surely help to save battery life and these things are annoying too. If possible, then change your phone’s profile to silent mode. It also helps a lot of battery by stopping all unnecessary sounds to come from the speaker.
In the Settings–>Email,Contact Settings you can set a perfect refreshing rate. So, it will help you too.
App Refreshing rate: The applications are always running in the background and they are also eating your battery life. So, you should fix a perfect refreshing time when all the applications will be updated and this will help your battery life as there are many applications which refresh after every 5 minutes. Go to General–.Background App Refresh and disable those which you don’t need.
The Apple iPhone 6 plus is having a better battery life as compared to the Apple iPhone 6, but you can use these same remedies to save your battery life. Go to Settings–>General–>Accessibility–>Reduce Motion this is going to remove all the motions from your iPhone. There is a parallax motion in your iPhone which helps your home screen to make the background things mover in motion.
The Apple iPhone 6 always track your locations so, to save battery life you can go to the Privacy and then location settings just go and disable the location tracking by those apps which are not necessary for you.
The users can also turn the Do not disturb mode on which will help a lot to save your battery. Also, if your battery is 100% charged and it can be placed with the charger then keep it there and let it charge as there is nothing like over charging. So, after 100% if you are still charging your phone then there will be no issue. Also, if you are not using Bluetooth just turn it off and if you are away from your home then turn off your Wi-Fi.
There are many users who do not turn off their phones and it is recommended to turn your device off as it is going to clear all the RAM processes. Sp, turn off your device regularly. So, these were some most important battery saving tips and this is how you can improve your iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus battery life.