Apple has seeded the iOS 11 beta 3 to fix some initial problems but they still continue to appear on many iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. One of them is the battery life issue, which is unpredictable and a number of iOS 11 beta users are still complaining about the fast battery drain.
If your iOS 11 device is running into the battery issue, here are some fixes you can try before thinking about downgrading to iOS 10. Some of tips will only take you a few minutes to complete. We recommend you to take about 15-20 minutes to check what does, and doesn’t work for your device.
Restart Your Device
If you see your device’s battery drain fast, the first method you can do is restarting your handset. Hold and press the Power button until the slider appears, slide to switch it off. After that power it back on.
Take A Look At Your Apps
iOS beta always comes with unpredictable bugs, so there is also a good chance for the apps causing problems. For example, they work harder than it should be
If your battery life is not as your expectation, let do an investigation with the apps on your device. Head to Settings > Battery and dig into the Battery Usage. Here. You’ll find the apps eating up the most your battery. If you see some apps out of the ordinary, try deleting them to check if your battery life has already been improved.
Enable Low Power Mode & Put It In Control Center
iOS comes with a useful feature to save the battery, named Low Power Mode, without affecting your device’s functions.
To enable Low Power Mode option on your phone, go to Settings > Battery > Low Power Mode and enable it whenever you need it.
From iOS 11 version, it also allows you to bring the Low Power Mode shortcut into Control Center. After that, simply swipe up from the bottom of your device’s screen to bring up the Control Center.
Also read: How to Install iCleaner-Like for iOS 10 Without Jailbreak
Manage Your Display
Some iOS 11 beta users have complained about the auto-brightness function. This might be a blessing in disguise. The sensors inside your iPhone and iPad will take responsibility for adjusting the screen automatically to fit with the environments. However, sometimes these sensors do not work properly. If you feel your screen is too bright for no reason, your battery will be eaten up very fast.
That you should think about turning off Auto Brightness feature. Go to Settings > Display & Brightness > Auto-Brightness and disable it. Once it has been disabled, although you have to adjust your screen brightness manually, it is extremely easy in iOS 11. Swipe up Control Center and adjust the screen as your feeling.
Reset All Settings
If none of these above tips work, the last resort you can try is resetting your device’s settings.
To do this, head to Settings > General > Reset > Reset All Settings and then enter your passcode when being asked.
This process will take about five minutes to finish and it will restore the settings on your device to the factory defaults. However, before getting started, you should ensure that you have all of your Wi-Fi passwords handy because after the restoration, your device will forget all of them.
Here are five typical tips to help you fix the battery issue on your iPhone/iPad running iOS 11. If you see this post useful, let’s know in the comment below.