People are realizing that a simple change in iPhone settings will extend battery life forever

IPHONE is filled with amazing features to get the most out of your device.

But with so much on offer, it’s inevitable that the battery will power some of them.

Apps can consume battery in the background

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Apps can consume battery in the background

For the most part, the iPhone is well-optimized to manage the battery so that it lasts as long as possible.

Over time, the battery can let up – what is normal and happens to every smartphone.

Whether you simply want the battery to last as long as possible, or your battery is old and you need whatever you can get, you should try to limit background app refreshes.

Background App Refresh is designed to keep apps running when you’re not using them.

Everything is up-to-date the next time you open it.

For example, your Facebook newsfeed and even Messenger need it to notify you.

If you turn it off, your iPhone will not constantly check for new content.

Instead, it only updates once you open it.

Another side effect of background app refresh is that it uses data. So those with limited data might want to turn those off as well.

It’s very easy to disable.

How to turn off background app refresh on iPhone

Everything you have to do is open settings and select Generally.

Find from there Update background app.

Then tap Out of.

Of course, there are other ways to save battery.

Turning the brightness down also helps massively and now many apps offer dark mode.

How to switch to dark mode

open that settings and find screen brightness.

Turn on under Appearance Dark.

While you’re here, it’s also a good idea to set the auto-lock to 30 seconds.

That means your screen will turn off much sooner when you’re not using it.

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Just tap Auto lock below and choose 30 seconds.

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