How to Extend Battery Life on iPhone 5 Effectively

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According to Apple, the iPhone 5 works with more than 8 hours of talk time on 3G, more than 8 hours of the internet on 3G, and more than 8 hours of LTE. It also works more than 10 hours on Wi-Fi, more than 10 hours of video playback, more than 40 hours of audio playback, and the last is more than 225 hours of standby time. If you are the iPhone 5 user, it is great to know how to extend battery life on iPhone 5. Follow these iPhone 5 Tips to entend your iPhone 5 battery.

About The Battery Usage

For most people, they love listening to music, and at the same time surfing the internet. It makes the battery drains out quickly. The battery life also depends on the connection you choose whether you go with a 3G/LTE network or a Wi-Fi.

It is better always to check the usage and standby time since it is fully charged. To do so, go to Settings app, choose General, choose Usage, Scroll down and then tap “Time since last full charge” section. Alternatively, you can choose on Cellular Usage to find the amount of time for calls.

It is helpful information to find the amount of time your device awake, and in use since the last when it is fully charged. When you are on call, listening to music, using email, browsing the Internet, receiving and sending text, it means the phone is awake.

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Some Ways to Extend Battery Life on iPhone  5

1. Set Auto-Lock Interval

By doing this, after your device enters the inactivity, it can turn off faster. You can configure the auto-lock interval. It can be 1 minute or 5 minutes. Below is the way to set it:

Go to Settings app > General > Auto-Lock.

2. Disable Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi takes more battery life on your iPhone 5. It is because the Wi-Fi chip tries hard to search for the available network. Therefore, you must disable the feature. Below is the way to disable Wi-Fi on your device:

Go to Settings app > Wi-Fi> Disable Ask to Join Network (toggle it off).
By disabling the Wi-Fi, it means that the device only can join the known Wi-Fi networks automatically. It only happens if you manually select a network.

3. Dim The Screen

How to extend battery life on iPhone 5 can be by dimming the screen. You can extend the battery life by lowering the screen brightness, or you can turn on the Auto-Brightness to let you adjust the brightness based on the lighting conditions. Below is the way to set the Auto Brightness:

Go to Setting app > Brightness & Wallpaper > Auto-Brightness (Enable this feature by toggle it on).

That is all about some ways you can do to extend the iPhone 5 battery life.

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