Warning to MILLIONS of iPhone owners – one simple mistake could ruin your battery life

YOU could make a simple iPhone mistake every day.

Worse, it could slow down your iPhone and even cause battery life issues.

Don't keep closing your iPhone apps


Don’t keep closing your iPhone appsCredit: apple

If you close your apps on an iPhone, you are making a big mistake.

It’s a common myth that closing apps increases battery life or performance.

But that’s exactly what it is: a myth.

In fact, it’s much better not to close apps if you want your iPhone to work properly.

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Closing apps can cause them to take even longer to load next time.

That’s because the iPhone is designed not to be blocked by apps.

“When you see your recent apps, the apps aren’t open, but they’re on standby to help you navigate and multitask,” Apple explained.

“You should only force close an app if it’s not responding.”

Part of the problem is that it’s tempting to think apps are running in your “carousel.”

But they really are frozen from your iPhoneso they don’t consume resources while you’re doing other things.

“Apps running in the background are effectively ‘frozen’, severely limiting what they can do in the background and freeing up the memory that is being used,” said famed gadget author John Gruber, who runs the Daring Fireball to blog.

iOS is really, really good at it.

“It’s so good at it that unfreezing a frozen app uses a lot less CPU (and power) than restarting an app that’s been force quit.

“Force quitting your apps not only doesn’t help, it hurts.

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“Your battery life will decrease and it will take much longer to switch apps if you force quit apps in the background.”

If this surprised you, read our guide to the most common iPhone myths.

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