Apple has printed a assist doc on its web site that gives a workaround for fixing poor battery efficiency after updating to iOS 14. The brand 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. As an alternative of directing affected customers to show off or on any explicit settings, Apple mentioned within the doc that erasing all content material and settings from the iPhone working on iOS 14 may assist reviving its battery life.
The assist doc lists seven points that customers might need confronted after putting in iOS 14.0 and watchOS 7.0. Whereas the six preliminary points are associated to the lacking well being and exercise information in addition to inaccuracy of the information out there on the Health app or Well being app, the seventh subject talked about within the doc is particularly associated to the “elevated battery drain” downside. This appears to be fairly a giant subject, if we have a look at person complaints on social media.
iOS 14 actually killed my iPhone 11 Professional Max’s battery life. Often by this time of the day I might be at 80% or so. Proper now I am on 47%. For the document, 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. Shouldn’t be so.
— Livin’ (@LJDEM) September 30, 2020
Apple has famous within the doc that if you’re amongst the affected customers and experiencing “two or extra” of the listed points, you’ll want to 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 advisable restoring your iPhone and Apple Watch from the latest backups.
This isn’t the primary time that Apple is dealing with complaints round battery efficiency by way of its new iOS launch. It noticed similar issues with some of the big iOS updates up to now as effectively. Nonetheless, it appears a bit fascinating that the corporate wasn’t capable of handle the battery draining — in addition to the well being and exercise information associated points — regardless of bringing iOS 14.0.1 as a bug repair update.
That mentioned, Apple could quickly launch iOS 14.0.2 to natively repair the battery downside. In case you have, nonetheless, not but up to date to iOS 14, it’s best to attend for some days till the problems reported publicly are fastened.
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