Category: battery

How to Check Apple Watch Battery Health

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If you’ve been using your Apple Watch for a long time, you may want to check its battery health to see if it’s still operating at peak performance, or if it requires a battery service. It’s pretty easy to check the health of your Apple Watch battery, so let’s review how to do that.

As you probably know, batteries don’t last forever. In fact, their performance slowly deteriorates over time. This applies to all battery-powered devices, which include the iPhones, iPads, MacBooks, and your Apple Watch. However, Apple makes it easy to check battery…

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How to Check Your Mac’s Battery Health

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Wondering about the health of your Mac laptop battery? It’s pretty easy to check the condition and maximum capacity of a battery in modern macOS versions, and if you’ve had your MacBook, MacBook Pro, or MacBook Air for aw while now, you may have noticed the battery performance isn’t quite what it was when you first got the machine.

We’re sure most of us already know how the battery in our electronic devices degrades slowly over a period of time. Accordingly, you cannot expect the top rated battery life on a MacBook that you’ve been using regularly…

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How to Recalibrate Battery on iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, & iPhone 11 Pro Max

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If you own an iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, or iPhone 11 Pro Max, and you’ve noticed less than ideal battery health for your device, this article is just for you. The good news is that there’s nothing wrong with your iPhone. And with newer iOS versions, you can recalibrate the battery for these devices.

Over the past few months, several iPhone owners have reported inaccurate estimates of the Battery Health feature in iOS. The issue primarily affected last year’s flagship iPhone 11 line-up, where the maximum battery capacity displayed was a lot lower than what…

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iOS 14.6 Battery Life Draining Issues? 8 Tips to Help

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Some iPhone and iPad users have reported that battery life is suffering after updating to iOS 14.6 on their device.

Battery draining issues are reported after virtually every system software update, and often issues with battery life are simply the natural result of installing a software update and the associated tasks that go on in the background after that update is installed.

Nonetheless sometimes there are bigger issues, bugs, or other quirks that can cause battery draining problems and reduced battery life of iPhone after installing an iOS software…

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MacBook Automatically Lowering Brightness on Battery? Here’s How to Fix it

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Is your MacBook Pro or MacBook Air automatically lowering the brightness of its display whenever it’s on battery? This may be happening for several different reasons, but it’s nothing you can’t fix. If you’d like a Mac laptop to stop adjusting display brightness on it’s own, read on.

Most of us are familiar with how power efficient MacBooks are when they’re unplugged. The new M1 MacBook Air promises up to 15 hours of wireless web browsing whereas the M1 MacBook Pro takes it up a notch and delivers 17 hours. These are some serious numbers, make no…

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Problems with iOS 14.5.1 Update? Can’t Install? Battery Draining Issues?

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It appears that some users are having issues with iOS 14.5.1 and ipadOS 14.5.1, ranging from problems installing the update, to battery issues or a hot iPhone / iPad after install. These type of problems are usually rare, but they can happen to some users after virtually any system software update, and thus these circumstances are generally not specific to this release.

Like most iOS and iPadOS updates, these issues are usually easy to resolve if you experience them.

Problems Installing iOS 14.5.1 / iPadOS 14.5.1

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How to Make Mac Turn Off or On Automatically

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Did you know that you can set your Mac to start up or shut down on its own? This is an energy-saving feature that macOS has to offer, and it has been available since the earliest days of Mac OS X. Regardless of how long scheduled booting and shutdowns have been available, many Mac users may not be aware of this handy feature.

When your Mac is idle, whether it’s a MacBook or an iMac, it still consumes power, just a lot lower than it typically would under load or regular usage. If you’re the kind of person who leaves your computer running all night, this…

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How to Quickly Turn On Low Power Mode on iPhone via Control Center

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Low Power Mode is a great feature on iPhone that can dramatically extend battery life of the device, with a few minor trade-offs. While many users are aware that they can enable the feature through Settings, or even with a Siri command, there’s another super fast way available to turn on Lower Power Mode, and to turn it off again too.

If you’re looking for the quickest way to toggle Low Power Mode on or off on iPhone, this Control Center method is the approach to go.

How to Quickly Turn On Low Power Mode on iPhone

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iOS 14 Battery Life Bad & Draining Fast? Here’s Why & How to Fix It

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Does it seem like your iPhone or iPad’s battery performance has worsened after updating to iOS 14 or iPadOS 14?

If you have recently updated to the latest iOS or iPadOS version and you’re having battery related issues, you’re not alone, and it’s not uncommon to run into these situations when new system software updates are made available.

Each year, after a major iOS update is rolled out by Apple, you may see a slew of complaints from users regarding reduction in battery life, various problems, and slow performance. If you’re one of those unlucky…

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How to Check AirPods Battery Life from Control Center on iPhone & iPad

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Do you want to quickly see the battery percent of your AirPods or AirPods Pro? Thanks to the Control Center on iPhone and iPad, it’s fairly convenient to check the battery life of your wireless earbuds.

Let’s say you’re in the middle of using an application or playing games on your iOS device. With the Control Center, it’s easy to take a quick peek at your AirPods’ remaining battery with just a couple of actions and determine when you need to charge them again.

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