See Which Apps Are Draining Your iPhone Battery
Edited by Jay
Quickly determine which apps are draining your iPhone or iPad's battery via Settings. If your device's battery appears to be draining quicker than usual, a rogue or outdated application could be the culprit.
How Do I Check My iPhone or iPad Battery Drainage?
From the Settings app, the Battery section is a great resource to use to gain a detailed Outlook on your battery's current strength, in comparison to its original output. You'll also see how much of your battery gets allocated to each app.
In the following tutorial, we'll cover how to check your device's battery performance for the last 24-hours or 10 days on specific applications. We'll also show how to check the overall health of your iPhone battery, in addition to managing Background App Refresh. For this guide, we used an iPhone 7 running iOS 12.3.1.
View Which Apps Are Draining Your iPhone or iPad Battery
Disable Background App Refresh to Minimize Battery Drainage
An excellent way to conserve power on your iPhone or iPad is to limit the apps that refresh in the background.
Tips, Tricks, and Warnings
- Ensure your device is running the most recent iOS version, and all your apps are up-to-date.
- Keep your device out of extremely cold or hot environments.
- Use Airplane Mode to reduce battery usage, when you don't need the internet.
- Get in the habit of charging your iPhone or iPad before it reaches too low of a percentage.