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sudden battery drain

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rlubinsky71 Calculating status...
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Jan 25, 2013 11:58 AM

All of sudden my battery is drained half way thru the day?  I didn't make any setting changes or add any new apps - ideas?

iPhone 5, iOS 6.0.2
  • whatheck Level 5 Level 5 (4,040 points)
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    Jan 25, 2013 1:09 PM (in response to rlubinsky71)

    How are you using the iPhone> The battery could drain quicker than normal if you are streaming videos, playing graphics intensive games, or using it in an area with very poor signal.

     

    Take a look at this Apple page, it has tons of tips for improving battery life -> Apple - Batteries - iPhone

  • rickfromharleysville Calculating status...
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    Jan 25, 2013 1:24 PM (in response to rlubinsky71)

    Cellular signal strength has alot to do with this as well. A weaker signal causes the phone to boost it's sensitivity, thus consuming more battery power. I know when our network extender goes down at work, my phones battery discharges much faster.

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