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How to Deal with iPhone 6 Battery Drains Fast Problem

Last Updated On: August 4, 2017

If you are owner of Apple iPhone 6 smartphone and you are facing a faster battery drain issue on your smartphone then don’t worry. In this article, we have mentioned about the how to fix iPhone 6 battery drains fast issue.

In this guide, you will find the complete details to fix fast battery drain issue. As we all know that the Apple iPhone 6 smartphone backed by an only 1810 mAh Li-Ion Non removable battery that offers up to 14 hours of talk time on the WCDMA connectivity. But most of users are still looking that how to fix fast drain issue of Apple iPhone 6 smartphone. So if you are one of them, and want fix this issue on your iPhone 6 smartphone too. So follow below mentioned methods to fix all battery related issue on your smartphone yourself.

Fixing iPhone 6 Battery Drains Fast Problem

iPhone 6 Battery Drain Overheating

The faster battery drain issue on any smartphone is caused by the overheating of smartphone. Most of user are also facing overheating problem on their iPhone 6 smartphone because of water damage. If you have ever dropped out your iPhone in the water and then If you have tried out to switch on your smartphone by pressing power button that mean you need to visit your nearest apple service center because your smartphone may have hardware problem.

What kind of things keeps your smartphone overheat

As we all know that that the iPhone 6 smartphone is a most powerful smartphone from all angles. So you can play high-end games, streaming HD quality videos, Watch online YouTube Videos, capture photos and Full HD quality videos.

On your smartphone, the heavy gaming and long online streaming time, and other heavy workload can overheat your smartphone. If your smartphone running on the outdated software then you have to update your smartphone as soon as. Because, the outdated operating system of the smartphone can cause the problem of overheating on your smartphone so that’s why we recommend to update your smartphone operating system.

If you are a fan of YouTube and like the watching videos from media streaming website Like YouTube, Netflix, etc for a long time. For watching videos and movies online, the Apple iPhone 6 smartphone a great device and it also offers a great battery backup while watching movies and videos online. If you are streaming media from online for a long time then your iPhone 6 smartphone may get overheat.

Watching movies or playing videos online constantly on your smartphone will can require more processing power and battery to process all things for you. So you can estimate that while watching movies or videos online, your smartphone will consumes more battery power along with it will also overheated.

The Air ventilation is another reason that may cause the overheating problem on your Apple iPhone 6 smartphone. Sometimes if you put out your iPhone in the bag. And you find that your smartphone start to get overheated in your bag. In this condition, take out your iPhone from the bag and remove the protective case of your smartphone. This will may prevent the phone from getting hot.

To Fix fast battery drain issue on your iPhone 6

Here, below we have listed a few methods that you can follow to fix fast battery drain issue on your Apple iPhone 6 smartphone. So follow our all below mentioned methods to fix fast battery drain issue on your smartphone.

Restart

If you are facing common problems on your iPhone 6 smartphone like heating etc. So you can fix all common issue by rebooting your smartphone. To reboot your smartphone, first of turn off your smartphone and by just pressing power button. A slider button will appear on screen, just slide to turn off your smartphone. Wait few minutes and press the power button to restart your smartphone.

Rebooting the smartphone will force close all the apps that running in the background. If your smartphone have very common issue then it will fix it. But after applying this method, you are still facing the same problem on your smartphone then follow the next method.


Enabled “Low Power Mode”

You can also save a little bit of battery power by enabling the low power mode on your smartphone. iOS 9 is a most powerful operating system and comes with a one of the best features called “Low power mode” which allows your smartphone to consume low battery power. The “Low Power Mode” also turns off some of the features on your smartphone to save battery.

It turns off some visual effect, main sync, automatic download, and it will also dim screen brightness. If the battery of your smartphone gets low down to 20% or less than your smartphone will automatically notify you to turn on the “Low Power Mode”. If you turned on the Low Power Mode on your smartphone then you will see battery icon in yellow color instead of black color.

To enable Low Power Mode on your smartphone follow these steps:

  • Press the “Home button” then tap on “Settings
  •  Scroll down and tap on “Battery” option
  •  Tap the slider button activate
  •  Now tap the Continue option (If the popup message will appears)

Turn off the “Location” services

You can also save bit of battery power by turning off the Location service on your smartphone. The Location services of your smartphone consume more battery power than other application. It allows you to locate your smartphone, and other social media applications like Facebook, we chat etc uses the location service to get your location.

The camera of the iPhone also use the location service for GeoTag feature. On the iPhone, you will find the plenty of application that use the location services. So turning off the location service is the best way to save bit of battery power. So follow the below mentioned steps to turn off the Location services of your smartphone.

  •  First of all, press the Home Button then tap on “Settings
  •  Scroll down and tap “Privacy” option
  •  Select the “Location Services
  •  Here, you can see slide button, only you have to slide right to turn off location services completely.

Here you can also keep turn on location services for selective application that you have installed on your smartphone. If you don’t want to turn off the location service on your smartphone, then you can also save battery power by selecting the accuracy of the location services. To set location accuracy follow below mentioned steps:

  •  Go to the “Settings” of your smartphone
  •  Then, select the “Location” option
  •  Here you will find the three options: High accuracy, Battery Saving and Device Only
  •  You can set any one according to your needs

Here, The High accuracy is the highly accurate GPS based location service which uses the Mobile data, WiFi and GPS to determine your accurate location. The Battery saving Mode, which uses the low battery power to determine your location. While the “Device Only” mode only uses built-in onboard GPS hardware to determine your location.


Turn off Mail “Sync”

By Turning off sync settings on your smartphone you can also fix the fast battery drain issue on your Apple device. If you turn off the Sync feature then your smartphone will not sync any new mail or notification. With the turning off this feature, your smartphone will saves more battery power and as the result, you will get the more battery backup time.

So we recommend you to use the sync features only when you need it. After turning off the Sync features on your smartphone, Go to the battery settings on your iPhone 6 smartphone and here you can check which installed application is consuming the more battery power. Then, you can uninstall the battery killer app from your iPhone 6 smartphone.


Dim iPhone Screen’s Brightness

As we all know that the Apple iPhone 6 smartphone comes with a high resolution Retina Display that mean the iPhone’s screen can consume more battery power during using smartphone. The display of the smartphone let you see crystal clear visuals, text, images, videos, and other things at high quality.

But we all know the bright screen light can use more battery so, you can save bit of battery power by dimming your screen’s brightness. Your Apple iPhone also allows you to set the brightness settings to the automatically. Follow below mentioned steps to set your screen brightness.

  •  Tap the Settings
  •  Now tap on “Display & Brightness” option
  •  Here you can adjust the brightness of your smartphone screen

If you don’t like to set manually screen brightness setting of your smartphone, then you can also choose “Auto Brightness” option. This feature will automatically adjust the iPhone screen brightness level by using the ambient light sensor.


Find and Shut the battery killer App

The Apple iPhone 6 smartphone has lots of interesting feature that allows you to track which installed application uses the most battery power. The battery features also allow you view the list of all installed apps, and you can also view which app uses the most battery power than other apps. It also allows you to change “List view.” Here you can choose the “Last 7 days” or “Last 24 Hours” options to change the list view. Follow below mentioned steps to find the app that uses the most battery power.

  •  Tap the “Settings
  •  Now Scroll down and select the “Battery” option

Here you can find the all listed apps in order of their power consumption, As the result, you will easily find that application on the top of list which uses the most battery power than other apps.


Clear Cache files on iPhone

On your iPhone, you can also clear the cache files to free up the smartphone from all junk files. On the App Store, you can find and install the cache cleaner app on your smartphone which allow you to clear cache file from your smartphone easily. So, follow below steps to clear cache data from the smartphone.

Manually:

First of all, follow below mentioned steps to clear cache files of “Safari browser”

  •  Open the Settings app on your iPhone
  •  Now Scroll down to the “Safari” option, tap it
  •  Again, scroll down and select “Clear History and Website data
  •  Now the popup box will appeared on the screen with the option “Clear History and Data”
  •  Tap on “Clear History and Data” option to complete the process

Follow below mentioned steps to clear “App data”
If you use apps like Facebook, Twitter, Emoji keyboard etc that means you need to clear cache and junk files of these apps because, these apps store plenty of junk and cache files.

  •  First of all, open the “Settings
  •  Scroll down and select the “General” then choose “Storage and iCloud Usage
  •  Tap the “Manage Storage” option
  •  Here you can select any app that has large storage
  •  Choose “Delete App” option to uninstall the application then reinstall app from the App Store

Stop Background App Refresh

The iPhone also offers a feature that allows you to select the app which you want to run in the background. In other words, you can set the background app setting according to you. The Background running process of app can consume most battery power. So to save battery, you need to close the background running process. Follow below mentioned steps to prevent automatically refresh app content in the background.

  •  Tap the “Settings
  •  Now tap the “General” option
  •  Then, you have to select “Background App Refresh” option

Here you can turn off the background app refresh for any individual Installed apps. With this features, you can select any app that you don’t want to run in the background.


Calibrate the iPhone battery (Without jailbreak access)

If you are still facing the fast battery drain issue on your smartphone then you need to use this method to fix the fast battery drain issue on your smartphone. In this method, only you have to calibrate your smartphone battery manually. This method is for those smartphone who don’t have any Jailbreak access. So follow below mentioned steps to calibrate that battery of iPhone 6 smartphone.

  • First of all, Discharge you Apple iPhone 6 completely until it turns off
  •  Again press power button to turn on and let it turn off
  •  Now connect charger to the phone in off condition, let the iPhone charge fully until the smartphone says the 100 percent
  •  Now Unplug the charger and Turn on your iPhone
  •  If the battery indicator not says 100 percent then connect the charger to the smartphone and let it charge fully until it says 100 percent
  •  Unplug your smartphone and reboot it. After reboot, if it does not says 100 percent then again connect the charger to the smartphone and let it charge fully until it says 100 percent
  •  Now repeat this cycle up to 4 time
  •  If your battery indicator says 100 percent, then let your smartphone battery fully discharged automatically and let it turn off

Now charge your iPhone without any interruption and you are done.


Calibrate the iPhone battery (With jailbreak access)

If you have iPhone with jailbreak access then you can use this method to calibrate the battery of your iPhone. So follow below mentioned steps to calibrate iPhone battery with jailbreak access.

  •  First of all, Discharge you Apple iPhone 6 completely until it turns off
  •  Again press power button to turn on and let it turn off
  •  Now connect charger to the phone in off condition, let the iPhone charge fully until the smartphone says the 100 percent
  •  Now Unplug the charger and Turn on your iPhone
  •  If the battery indicator not says 100 percent then connect the charger to the smartphone and let it charge fully until it says 100 percent
  •  Unplug your smartphone and reboot it. After reboot, if it does not says 100 percent then again connect the charger to the smartphone and let it charge fully until it says 100 percent
  •  Now repeat this cycle up to 4 time
  •  If your battery indicator says 100 percent, then Boot your smartphone and Install the battery Calibration app (Make sure the battery is a 100 percent before launching the app)
  •  Now calibrate your smartphone battery, Once you’ve calibrated your battery
  •  Discharge your iPhone battery until it says 0 percent and let your phone turn off itself.
  •  Now charge your iPhone battery again without any interruption and you are done.

We hope this tutorial on fixing your iPhone 6 battery drains fast has helped you. Do share your reviews in the comments below if you want us to add something in this article to help our other readers.

About Bharat Dudhrejiya

Bharat Dudhrejiya loves to write about android smartphones and tablets. He also loves to read books, playing cricket and games on phone. He currently owns Galaxy Note5.

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