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Tips For A Longer Lasting Battery
Over time, The capacity of your iPhone battery will deteriorate. Apple introduced a feature within the settings of your iPhone to check the health of your battery. Settings>Battery> Battery Health. Have a look and find out how your battery is performing. Over time the battery health will naturally decrease as time goes on with charging your device. The lower the % health the less you will find your battery lasting and the increasing amount you will be charging your iPhone will be spent. These batteries are designed to last around 500 charging cycles, One cycle will be used every time you charge your device so 500 equates to roughly 2 years. As a contract on your phone is for this length of time ? As you come to the natural end of your contract and get your super dooper new iPhone you wont notice this decrease in battery health. As we know we are keeping hold of your devices or passing them on so after 2 years battery life will become an issue. So ? How can you extend the life of your battery?
Tech Tip 1 Control Your Brightness The higher the brightness, the more power is being drained from your battery, keep the brightness on low, this way your battery lasts longer.
Tech Tip 2 Turn Off Location Services f the location services are always turned on, your apps on your phone is constantly requesting for your location update which means the processing load on the battery goes higher. You can manage location services by turning this off for all apps or certain apps if you really need them on, you can also choose to have it on only if you're using the app. Doing this will save the processing load for your battery.
Tech Tip 3 Turn off 4g/5g and Use WiFI Wi-Fi connections uses less battery power than 3G & 4G. In a poor connectivity area, your device is constantly looking for a better signal which drains your battery quicker. When using Wi-Fi, your device does less hunting.
Tech Tip 4 Enable Power Saving Mode All Smartphones have Low Power Mode. This reduces the performance of the phone and uses less power from your battery so when this is turned on your battery gets a longer life during the day!
Tech Tip 5 Auto Lock Your Phone Auto-lock allows your device to be on 'sleep mode' you have various of settings on when the device should Auto-lock, the quicker it Auto-locks the more battery you save!
If your battery is on its last legs and battery health is below 85% its maybe time to change your battery. All our batteries come with a 12m warranty for peace of mind and fitted same day service by experienced techs.
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