Many Apple users reported that their iPhone’s battery is draining fast than usual after the latest iOS version 13.5 update. The iPhone’s battery is draining fast than usual and this problem seems to occur after upgrading iPhone or iPad to iOS 13.5.
This problem seems to be a software issue and Apple will fix this issue in future updates. But for now, here are some steps you can follow to temporarily fix this issue.
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Fixing iOS 13.5 Battery Drain Issue on iPhone and iPad
Turn Off Apps Access Location
Turning off your location settings will increase your iPhone’s battery life. This can fix your iPhone’s battery drain problem. Here’s how to get to your Location Services settings:
- Open the Settings app.
- Then tap Privacy.
- Choose Location Services.
- Tap the Location service Toggle.
Alternatively, you can individually restrict Apps location service and can help you to fix the iPhone battery draining problem.
Turn on Low Power Mode
Enable Low power Mode to get extra juice on your iPhone as it cuts down background activities like background downloads and automatically lowers your iPhone’s brightness. Here’s how to turn on low power mode:
- Open Settings.
- Scroll down and then tap Battery.
- Choose the Low Power Mode toggle.
When Low Power Mode turned on, the battery icon will be yellow, which lets you know when it’s active.
Activate Dark Mode
iPhone X, XS, XS Max, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max supports Dark Mode and can save a bit of battery life. Here’s how:
- Go to Settings.
- Then choose Display & Brightness.
- Tap the Dark option.
Rebooting your iPhone resolves many issues on the device and battery drain problem as well. You can Force Restart it using a special key combination.
For iPhone X/XS (Max)/XR, you need to press and hold the Side button and either volume button until the slider appears on the screen.
Restore your iPhone to its factory default settings
Restoring your iPhone will lead to data loss and before restoring always backup your iPhone. This step will lead to restoring your iPhone to factory settings and fix the iPhone battery problem on iOS 13.5.
Follow these steps to restore your iPhone via iTunes.
- Open iTunes on your computer or Mac.
- After opening iTunes on your computer, connect your iPhone or iPad to the computer using the USB cable or lightning cable.
- Then go to your device menu.
- After reaching device menu, click the Restore button.
This will erase your device data and then install the latest iOS version available. When your iPhone is finished restoring to factory settings, it will restart on its own. Just wait until it’s finished restarting and you can set it up as new by then.