iPhone/iOS 5 battery saver tips

iPhone/iOS 5 battery saver tips

Summary: Everyone wishes they could get more out of the battery built into their iPhone or iPad. Apple has set up the operating system with convenience in mind, and some of these settings don't necessarily give the best battery life possible. Fortunately, there’s a lot you can do to help you squeeze more out of each charge. Let’s take a look at a few things you can do.


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    Notifications #3

    Second, control which apps are visible on the Lock Screen by switching off View in Lock Screen … the more you have showing, the more often your screen will flick into life, draining precious battery power.

  • Disable diagnostics

    Another possible battery-eating culprit in iOS 5 is Diagnostic & Usage data:

    Settings > General > About > Diagnostics & Usage

    Set this to Don’t Send.

  • Don’t go to the cloud

    iCloud syncing takes a lot of juice too. Turn off what you’re not using at:

    Settings > iCloud

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