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Six Power Saving Tricks Help Extend iPhone Battery Life

Feel your iPhone battery drain quickly? This guide we offer you some useful tips to help you extend iPhone battery life. Applied to iPhone X/8/7/6s/6/5s/se which are running in iOS 12. This will be helpful for you when going traveling or a business trip.

Check What App Drains Your iPhone's Battery

You can find the information about battery usage under Setting > Battery. You can see a list of the apps and how much the app has used the battery. It will display the information for the past 24 hours as well as the last several days. This information helps you determine if you are constantly using certain apps or it could be due to background activity.

View battery usage

Closing out or deleting some unnecessary apps is a really good idea to save battery life. To make your iPhone's power last longer, if you would like more precise ways to manage your device's battery life, do as follows:

Disable Background App refresh

Stop apps running background, so that extends your battery life. When disabling background app refresh, apps will stop running and updating in the background.

  • Go to Settings app.
  • Tap General, tap Background App Refresh.
  • Disable background refresh by tapping Off option.

Turn off background app refresh

Adjust iPhone Brightness

To improve your device battery life, you can reduce the brightness of your screen. You can drag brightness control down or up to adjust the brightness of your display in Control Center.

Change screen brightness

Lock Your iPhone Screen

When the screen is on, they are consuming power. Make sure your screen is locked when you are not using iPhone. We suggest you develop a habit to lock iPhone screen with lock screen shortcut dot on the home screen.

Lock iPhone screen

Turn on Reduce Motion


  • Go to Settings app.
  • Tap General > Accessibility > Reduce Motion.

Reduce motion

Turn off Location Services

Location Services to inform the exact location of your device as well as with iCloud or the Apps allows. Report your location at all times, it is not very much privacy and it also runs more battery power. So you should turn off Location Services whenever at home and when not necessary.

To disable it, you just go to Settings > Privacy > Location Services and select Off.

Turn off location service

Turn on Low Power Mode

Low Power Mode was developed to help users to extend the use of devices by automatically turning off a lot of unnecessary features. Want to save power, you can turn Low Power mode On to prolong battery life mode. There are 3 ways to enable low power mode in iPhone.

Turn on low power mode