Category: battery life

How to Check AirTag Battery Life

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AirTags may be tiny button-shaped devices, but they still require power to perform tasks and communicate with the Find My network. No, this doesn’t mean you have to charge it, but it’s still important to keep an eye on the battery life, since they’ll need to be changed every so often. Let’s review some additional info on AirTag batteries, and how to check their battery life.

What type of battery do AirTags use? How long do they last?

AirTags use a CR2032 battery for powering the little trackers.

Apple states that your AirTags will last one year on…

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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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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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How to Check iPhone Battery’s Cycles

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Want to check the battery cycle count of an iPhone? If you’ve ever wondered how well the battery on your iPhone has aged over time, you may find that checking the battery cycle count can help you get a rough idea of battery health and usage. Knowing how many battery cycles your iPhone has been through can help to determine if the devices battery is in good shape, or if it may be time to consider a replacement.

If you’re not aware what battery cycle count means, it’s a measure of the total number of times a battery is fully charged and depleted. For…

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How to See Battery of Game Controllers on iPad & iPhone

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If you have connected an Xbox controller or PS4 controller to an iPhone or iPad, you may be wondering if it’s possible to see what the battery life is of those connected game controllers.

It turns out that much the same way you can check the battery life of Apple Pencil or AirPods, you can also quickly check the battery percentage remaining of connected Bluetooth gaming controllers too in iOS and iPadOS.

Note to see battery life of the game controller, it must be connected to the iPhone or iPad via Bluetooth, turned on, and within range of the device. This is…

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