Fix iPhone Battery Percentage Problem for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus or S Series iPhones
Edited by Train Wreck, Anonymous, VisiHow, Eng and 1 other
There are only a few things that can go wrong with your iPhone 6, 6s, 6+, or 6s+ battery. However, with newer model iPhones and batteries, technical faults that require replacing the battery are rare. Most problems you have with your iPhone battery can be fixed without a repairman or with VisiHow as your repairman. Perhaps the easiest of these problems to fix is when your battery is not showing the correct charge. This can happen when you see your battery might be at 30 % or 20 %; and then, the charge immediately drops down to 10 % or 5 %. This happens when the phone's operating system loses synchronization with the battery. It's actually quite easy to fix. Read on for our tutorial on how to fix your battery when it's reporting the wrong level of charge. Don't forget to check out our article on how to increase iPhone battery life when you have finished!
- 1 Restart the iPhone
- 2 Reset Phone Settings
- 3 Additional Tips
- 4 Questions and Answers
- 5 Comments
Restart the iPhone
Many times, simply restarting your iPhone will correct the problems with your battery. As you will see in the section below, we take an iPhone with a 9 % battery charge, plug it into a charger, and then restart it. Once we've restarted the phone, the battery shows 22 % charge. This is an increase of 13 %. Even allowing for the time spent between plugging in the charger and taking the photos for this tutorial, we can see at least a 10 % increase in battery charge in five minutes or less. That means that our iPhone should fully charge from zero battery up to full battery in less than 50 minutes. Obviously, this is unrealistic; and it indicates the software problem that we will show you how to fix now.
- 5When the phone has been restarted, take note of the battery percentage.Sometimes, it will be increased; and other times, it will still be low. Simply wait 3 to 5 minutes, and you will see a significant increase in battery life. In our case, you can now see the battery life has been restored to 22 %. For those of you paying attention, the last time shown on the phone in our photo was 12:54 PM; and the time in this photo is 1:02 PM. That's only eight minutes. Keeping in mind that we are writing a tutorial and taking photos as we do this, we can safely assume that at least 10 % battery was restored over a five-minute period.
- 6This is how you quickly restore battery life without resetting phone data or settings.You can see in the photo below that over the last 12 minutes, our battery life has increased approximately by 10 % more. This is still somewhat unrealistic in terms of how much the battery really has been charged, but it's much more accurate than the 10 % battery life we gained earlier in five minutes.
Reset Phone Settings
If you find that you're still having problems with your iPhone reporting an inaccurate battery level, you can reset the phone settings. Keep in mind that once you reset phone settings, you will need to enter WiFi and other passwords again. However, you will lose no data if you follow the steps below. If you do not follow the steps below and you select the wrong type of phone reset, you will lose your data. Make sure you're aware of this and follow the steps below carefully.
- 9Your phone should now restart itself, and you will see the default lock screen.Notice that this process will also have reset your password, so you only need to swipe to unlock the phone. As mentioned previously, all of the settings will have been deleted. This includes custom screensavers and other custom details or functions that you may have had on your phone.Advertisement
- Remember that there are many different things which can cause your battery life to display incorrectly. Most of the time it just requires a restart.
- The most popular problem with the sudden battery drainage is cold. You must operate the phone only within the indicated temperature range: from 32° F to 95° F (0° C - 35° C). If your phone has been exposed to lower temperatures and shows a lower percentage or turns itself off, you will need to warm up your phone to the operational temperature to restore the battery percentage. You may resort to keeping the iPhone phone in the pocket closer to your body or warm it in your hands to turn it on for a minute and make a quick call.
- Make sure your iPhone is running the latest version of iOS, as sometimes there are application errors that can create problems with the operating system for specific phones.
Questions and Answers
My iPhone 6 battery percentage goes down suddenly and when I plug in charger it suddenly jumps from 20 to 35 % and when I again unplug charger it goes from 35%to 22%, this is what I am facing, please give me better solution from my problem?
My iPhone 6 battery percentage goes down suddenly and when I plug in charger it suddenly jumps from 20 to 35 % and when I again unplug charger it goes from 35%to 22%, this is what I am facing, please give me better solution from my problem? I have tried: I restart my iPhone several times and reset all settings. I think it was caused by: I don't have any idea
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