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How to save your iPhone battery life

Tips on how to get the most out of your iPhone battery

The Apple iPhone is a fantastic smartphone and is regarded as one of the best devices to use. However, the biggest criticism people have about it, is that the battery life is quite poor. As many iPhone users are constantly using their devices, the power begins to drain and the next time you look at the battery percentage, it’s on its last legs.

Below are 4 tips on how to save your iPhone battery power:

1. Close Unnecessary Apps – With the iPhone now capable of multi-tasking, when you open an application, it remains open in the backgroud. This reduces your battery life significantly. To close these unused apps:

  • Firstly double tap the home button and you will see the apps you have most recently used pop up

  • Then, hold down on any one of these apps until they begin to wiggle

  • Tap the red close icon on all of the apps that are open and they should disappear

This will close all of your open applications that were running in the background and this should significantly improve your iPhone battery life.

2. Reduce watching many videos – Constantly watching videos on YouTube or other video sharing apps significantly reduces your battery life. The video along with the sound exerts a lot of power out of your battery, leaving you will very little power left to make an urgent phone call.

3. Adjust the brightness – Changing the brightness on your iPhone display will help save its power. The brightness is often set too high resulting in a drained battery. To reduce the iPhone’s brightness:

  • Open up ‘Settings’, tap on ‘Brightness’

  • Scroll the brightness scroll bar to the left to reduce the brightness of the screen

  • Also make sure the ‘Auto-Brightness’ is on – This will automatically reduce the brightness in well lit areas

4. Get a portable battery charger – If you need to top up your battery on the go or just want it full of power, purchase a portable battery charger. Below are some suggestions:

All the above tips will ensure that your iPhone battery doesn’t run out of power. The next time you need to make an urgent phone call, FaceTime your friend in America, or send an important email; you can be sure that your iPhone has plently of life in it.

Did any of the above tips work for you? Let me know by leaving your comment in the box below:

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