Apple has revealed a help doc on its web site that gives a workaround for fixing poor battery efficiency after updating to iOS 14. The new doc comes simply after the Cupertino firm noticed a number of customers reporting battery life points even after updating their iPhone to iOS 14.0.1. Instead of directing affected customers to show off or on any explicit settings, Apple mentioned in the doc that erasing all content material and settings from the iPhone operating on iOS 14 would possibly assist reviving its battery life.
The help doc lists seven points that customers might need to be confronted after putting in iOS 14.0 and watchOS 7.0. While the six preliminary points are associated with the lacking well being and exercise knowledge in addition to inaccuracy of the info obtainable on the Fitness app or Health app, the seventh situation talked about in the doc is particularly associated with the “increased battery drain” drawback. This appears to be a fairly enormous situation if we take a look at consumer complaints on social media.
iOS 14 actually killed my iPhone 11 Pro Max’s battery life. Usually by this time of the day I might be at 80% or so. Right now I’m on 47%. For the report, I had the iOS 14 beta and the battery life appeared higher in beta?? @Apple
— Caleb (@CalebKesler) October 4, 2020
@AppleSupport Whoa. iOs 14.0.1 main battery drain, days later. Whyyyyyyyy? Sigh. Hate having to recharge mid day once more. Battery well being 92%. iPhone 11. Should not be so.
— Livin’ (@LJDEM) September 30, 2020
Apple has famous in the doc that in case you are amongst the affected customers and experiencing “two or more” of the listed points, you should unpair your iPhone and your Apple Watch, again as much as iCloud, and erase all content material saved in your iPhone. After that, the corporate has beneficial restoring your iPhone and Apple Watch from the current backups.
This just isn’t the primary time that Apple is dealing with complaints about battery efficiency by means of its new iOS launch. It noticed similar issues with some of the big iOS updates in the previous as effectively. However, it appears somewhat fascinating that the corporate wasn’t capable of deal with the battery draining — in addition to the well-being and exercise knowledge associated points — regardless of bringing iOS 14.0.1 as a bug repair replace.
That mentioned Apple could quickly launch iOS 14.0.2 to natively repair the battery drawback. If you’ve, nevertheless, not but up to date to iOS 14, it’s best to attend for some days till the problems reported publicly are mounted.