Any battery has a lifespan, and your iPhone battery is no exception to this rule. After 500 recharge cycles complete, the iPhone battery loses part of its initial performance; you will have to charge your iPhone much more often. In this case, the latter will need to be replaced. How to check if the battery of your iPhone needs to be replaced?
With iOS 10.2.1, Apple proposed an option allowing to know if the battery of its iPhone should be replaced. Note that this option is not available on versions of iOS prior to iOS 10.2.1. In addition, it is also not available on iPads or iPod touch.
Vcheck if your iPhone battery needs to be replaced
In order to check if the battery of his iPhone needs to be replaced, go through the following steps:
Open the app Settings on your iPhone.
Go down a little bit, then go to the section Drums.
If you see a message saying ” Your iPhone battery may need to be repaired », This means that your iPhone’s battery has reached, or almost, 500 recharge cycles. This does not mean that you need to replace your iPhone battery immediately; you can still use it until you decide to replace it. But, be aware that a battery that is not optimal can reduce the performance of your iPhone.
On the other hand, if you do not see any message of this type, it means that the battery of your iPhone is in good condition.
Some tips to better maintain your iPhone battery
iOS offers us several options allowing us to improve the battery life of our iPhone. But there are also other ways that we can protect the battery of our iPhone. Here are a few :
- Do not expose your iPhone and your other devices to too high or too low temperatures;
- Use Apple, MFI (Made For iPhone) certified chargers and cables;
- Remove the shell of your iPhone when charging, if it tends to heat up;
- Change certain settings on your iPhone (brightness, activity and location in the background);
- Activate the energy saving mode.
You can also read these articles offering tips and advice on how to optimize the use of your battery on iPhone:
If you have other tips to preserve the battery of your iPhone, do not hesitate to share them in the comments.
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