Apple rolled out its latest iOS 7.1.2 update for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch last week. As usual, this was just an iterative update to bring in some bug fixes and improve performance. However, quite a huge number of users are complaining an intensive case of bad battery life after the upgrade. If you too are suffering from this battery problem, this guide will hopefully help you to fix iOS 7.1.2 battery life issue.
Fix iOS 7.1.2 battery life issue:
Apple's latest iOS 7.1.2 OS update was released with a primary purpose to fix a bug involving encryption issue with mail attachments. Even during the update process, users complained getting a black screen with nothing happening. We already shared a small tutorial with you on how to fix iOS 7.1.2 frozen screen problem. As the guide helped with getting the latest Apple OS, we hope this one will help you get your previous battery life back on your iOS device, if not better.
iOS 7.1.2 was a small 20 MB update to fix a couple bugs and is advised to be installed on your iOS devices, especially because it patches the email encryption bug. After updating, if you do face the battery drain issue, here is how to fix iOS 7.1.2 battery life issue with a simple 5-minutes operation.
Steps to fix iOS 7.1.2 battery life:
Reset all your settings as it, most of the times, fixes battery issues related to OS updates:
- Go to Settings > General
- Scroll down and tap on Reset > Reset all Settings
- Enter the passcode when prompted and that's just about it.
Your iOS 7.1.2 powered device will reboot and clear settings, it will not remove any of the content on your iOS device. This trick will help you save from any trips to Apple Store and will get you back a good battery life.
However, if that did not work out for you, you can restarting your iOS device especially if you haven't done so in long time. Restarting helps the device flushing out unnecessary data and seems to improve the battery life too. To do so, hold down the Power and Home buttons simultaneously until your screen goes dark and the Apple logo comes up.
In case that too didn't help you, you may consider going for a complete reset with the Erase All Content and Settings options in the Reset tab.
Let us know which one the tricks help you fix iOS 7.1.2 battery life issue, if any of the above did work out for you. While none of the fixes shared above give guaranteed results, they're definitely easier to try and fix battery issue than visiting a store.