Top 10 Solutions to Fix the iOS 12/12.1 Battery Issues

The article comes to introduce some possible tips to fix your iOS 12/12.1 battery issues in case that your iPhone or iPad battery meets any problem such as battery drain fast.

By iMobie | Posted on: Sep. 04, 2018, Last Updated: Nov. 05, 2018
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iOS 12 brings so many nice features. For example, the improved iOS 12 performances make apps faster to launch, keyboard faster to pop up, and Camera quicker to open. Doubtlessly, all the new features require a better battery life of your iPhone or iPad. But sadly, there are some users reporting the iOS 12/12.1 battery drain problem. To get you all out of the iOS 12/12.1 battery issues, we post the article here. Read for further details.

Top 10 Tips to Fix the Common iOS 12/12.1 Battery Issues

The tips below will help you resolve the common iOS 12 battery issues. For example, your iPhone or iPad battery drains fast, heats up randomly and the battery goes down fast, or shuts off with battery to spare.

Tip 1. Reboot your iPhone/iPad

To restart your iPhone 8 or earlier, or iPad, press and hold the Top (or Side) button until the slider appears. For iPhone X, you need to press and hold the Side button and either volume button until the slider appears on screen.

Tip 2. Reset All Settings

On your iPhone or iPad, go to Settings > General > Reset > Reset All Settings to factory default settings.

Tip 3. Enable Low Power Mode.

On your iOS device, go to Settings > Battery > Turn on Low Power Mode.

Tip 4. Turn on Airplane Mode

Just enable Airplane Mode when you are not using the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

Tip 5. Turn off Background App Refresh

When you turn on this feature, the app will work in the background and use the battery If you don’t need the apps refresh automatically, just Go to Settings > General > Background App Refresh > Turn it off.

Tip 6. Turn off Location Services

Open Settings app > Privacy > Location Services > Turn it off. Or you can also set it to enable the services while using the app.

Tip 7. Disable iCloud Keychain

Go to Settings > iCloud > Keychain > Turn it off.

Tip 8. Set Auto-Lock at 30 Seconds

The Auto-Lock setting decides when to shut off your iPhone or iPad screen. You know that Low Power Mode forces Auto-Lock to be 30 seconds. So, you can just set it as short as 30 seconds. To do this, go to Settings > Display & Brightness > Auto-Lock on your iPhone or iPad. Then select 30 Seconds.

Tip 9. Downgrade to Old Version

If all the above methods cannot help you, then you can downgrade from iOS 12 to the relatively stable iOS 11.

Tip 10. Restore Your Device

It can erase all the settings and content on your device, so this is the last option. You can first restore from one backup to have a try, if it does not work then you have no choice but to restore your device as new.

The Bottom Line

The common solutions discussed in the article would help you deal with the iOS 12/12.1 battery issues. If you find any other useful ways to save iPhone or iPad battery life efficiently, welcome to share with others in the comments section below.


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