Video: Make Your iPhone Last Longer With These Battery Preserving Tips

Maximizing battery life is something that many iPhone users deal with on a regular basis as we all want our iPhones to last as long as possible. Sometimes there are bugs in iOS that make the battery drain faster, and sometimes we just need to eke out as much as possible on a long day out and about.


In our latest YouTube video, MacRumors videographer Dan demonstrates some useful battery saving tips that can help you get the most out of your iPhone's battery, so make sure to give it a watch.

We also have a detailed, in-depth guide with tons of additional tips on maximizing your battery life, which is well worth taking a look at if your iPhone (or iPad) battery just isn't lasting long enough throughout the day.

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Jakeycov Avatar
41 months ago
Stop looking at the bloody thing.
Score: 18 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Apple_Robert Avatar
41 months ago
Optimized Charging is not practical if you aren't on the same schedule all the time.

As to leaving the battery charging, create a Siri shortcut that turns off your phone charger once your phone gets to the battery charge level you want. That is what I do. I am surprised Dan didn't suggest that.
Score: 14 Votes (Like | Disagree)
now i see it Avatar
41 months ago
This article should be placed as a permanent sticky at the top of the iPhone forum
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jahall05 Avatar
41 months ago
I’m fairly certain optimized battery charging does not work if you turn off significant locations.
In fact…

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT210512
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Analog Kid Avatar
41 months ago

Sometimes there are bugs in iOS
I’m pretty sure my battery is draining faster under 14.5.1…. I noticed that exposure notification and the AppStore are high in my percentage rankings. AppStore has spent 3m running in the background and consumed 27% battery…
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Sp1ke Avatar
41 months ago

I don't see this message anymore. That's how :(


I use optimized battery charging and never get that message. Just because the message isn't appearing doesn't mean its not working in the background. Thanks for the big iphone pic.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)