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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    Selectively turn off/on radios - Bluetooth

    If you don’t need WiFi or Bluetooth or 3G, turn off the radios!

    Settings > General > Bluetooth

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    Enter the Airplane mode

    If you want to disable all the radios on your iPhone, the easiest way to do this is using Airplane Mode:

    Settings

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    Location, location, location! #1

    iO 5 bought with is a lot of Locations Services features, but all of these features have a negative effect on battery life.

    Settings > General > Location Services

    Either disable the whole lot, or selectively enable it for a specific set of apps. The more apps that can use Location Services, the more juice they’ll use.

Topic: Wi-Fi

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