Smartphones do come with a number of facilities, but with them also comes the battery issue. Many times your phone’s battery is dead in the hour of need. One of the most popular reasons for your iPhone battery drainage is heavy use of the Facebook app. It is an accepted fact that Facebook app eats away most of your battery. Also, the Facebook messenger aids its parent app, both these apps can drain all the battery life of your iPhone in no time. Other than the two above mentioned apps, there some other popular apps as well that cause the death of your iPhone’s Battery. We have listed these apps below.

  • Google Maps
  • Google Chrome
  • Twitter
  • Skype

The important thing to remember here is that the app that you are going to use the most is going to be the cause of your phone’s battery drainage. Below, we have listed ways of managing iPhone’s battery usage and preventing it from getting drained quickly.

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Battery Usage:

In order to save the battery of your iPhone, the first thing that you need to do is check which apps are responsible for its drainage. You can do that by going to Settings, from there you need to keep an eye on battery usage. There you will be able to find the culprit among the list of apps that are draining your phone’s battery. You will get all the information including the amount of battery consumed by a certain app, the amount of time it spends running in the background and a couple of things more. To free onscreen and background time of an app, simply tap on it.

Background App Refresh:

To further save the battery of your iPhone, you need to turn off the apps that run in the background i.e. the background refresh app feature. To turn it off, you need to go to Settings, then to General and look for Background App Refresh option. Toggle off this app to prevent apps from running in the background and consuming the battery.

Add to Home Screen:

This last method is an interesting one and it is very useful for battery draining social media apps especially Facebook. All you have to do is launch Safari, from there go to Facebook and log in. Once this is done, look for the share icon that is usually located at the bottom, center of the screen. By tapping on it, a screen with the URL and name will pop-up. To add the icon to your home screen, you need to tap on the Add option.

The icon will look like the Facebook app, but when you launch it will be open Facebook in the web browser instead of the app that drains most of your iPhone’s battery. Likewise, you can use this method for other social media including Twitter etc.

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The only drawback is that this particular trick is possible if you use Safari on iPhone. Browsers like Chrome and Opera won’t be able to give you this feature. But since you have an iPhone, this hardly can be a problem. Or if you don’t want to optimize your battery consumption, you just can enjoy using the media apps.


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