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Iphone 4 battery life just horrible any help?

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albertofromnewhall Level 1 Level 1 (60 points)
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Jan 21, 2013 11:39 AM

My iphone 4 battery has just been horrible it dosent last me a whole day.

Today I unplugged my phone at 10:05 am and it's 11:37 am and I'm down to 85%.

I have no clue what could be wasting my battery life so fast.!

Any suggestions?

I'm on the latest firmware

iPhone 4, iOS 6.0.1
  • RoggerrrXD Calculating status...

    I have the exact same problem. If i unplug mine it will literally just shut off and show the 'connect to charger' symbol even though it is at 100%.

  • Dogsrul Level 1 Level 1 (20 points)

    Do you have bluetooth on? because if you do it will really drain you battery fast. Also if you use facetime alot

  • Dogsrul Level 1 Level 1 (20 points)

    Also if you can in settings on some phones you can manage your battery

  • RoggerrrXD Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    The actual problem is with iCloud. Delete the account off your phone and leave it like that. iClould isn't really neccessary unless you use it to store photo's. It's annoying for me because I use photo stream a lot. I switched it off today and it saved my battery from dying. It was at around 86% after 6 hours on standby but it stayed at 86% for like 4 hours so... I only really text, tweet and listen to music on my phone but it's rediculous. Apple need to sort out their buggy firmware... 

     

    Any way if you can't be asked to read all that...

    TURN OFF iCloud!!!! AND Leave it to charge to 100%

     

    If this doesn't work...

    Turn off bluetooth (you don't really need it unless you use bluetooth headphones etc.)

    Turn off Wifi when you're out: so much battery is wasted in the background searching through wifi networks that you aren't connected to!

    Turn off location services: unless you use Google maps or (if you dare) Apple maps for navigation

    Turn off "push" mail: this basically makes you're e-mails show up in your inbox without you refreshing it yourself... This is a HUGE waste of battery.

     

    If ALL of those still do nothing...

    TURN OFF 3G, CELLUAR, DATA ROAMING, iMessage etc. And put your phone into "Airplane mode".

    This basically turns your iPhone into an iPod but this is only if you can see your phone drop 50% in less than an hour. Plus most people only use their iPhones for music anyway... I HOPE THIS HELPS!

  • bublin_07 Calculating status...

    i have the same problem, since i done a software update my phone gets VERY hot and the battery loses charge withing 3hours.. if you check how long the battery "should" last in settings it says 7 hours or something and is flat within 2.... i have done rests complete factory reset and has not helped at all... i think its a software update ... i have tryed all the easy things like wifi bluetooth etc push emails etc to be turned of but still heats up.. HELLLLP

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