How to Save Battery Life - iPhone W/ iOS 8 Complete Guide

This tutorial is meant to provide suggestions for saving your iPhone's battery life on iOS 8. It gives step by step instructions on how to turn off unnecessary, battery hungry features.

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How to Save Battery Life - iPhone W/ iOS 8 Complete Guide
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Adjust Brightness

Adjust Brightness

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Go to: Settings > Display & Brightness - The lower the brightness the better the battery life. Turn on auto brightness for optimum brightness in every scenario.

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Use Static Wallpaper

Use Static Wallpaper

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Go to: Settings > Wallpaper - Don't use a dynamic wallpaper to save battery. Use a still image instead.

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Control Center Options

Control Center Options

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Swipe up from the bottom of your screen to access control center. 1. Turn off Wi-Fi when not in use. 2. Turn bluetooth off when not in use. 3. Turn airdrop off when not it use.

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Turn Off Notifications

Turn Off Notifications

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Go to: Settings > Notifications - Turn off all notifications for unnecessary applications.

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Turn Off Location Services

Turn Off Location Services

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Go to: Settings > Privacy > Location Services - Turn off location access for unnecessary applications.

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Turn Off System Services Location Access

Turn Off System Services Location Access

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While still in location services, scroll to the bottom and open System Services. Turn off "Location-Based Alerts," "Location-Based iAds," and "Diagnostics & Usage."

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Turning off other options in this section will also help battery life. For instance, I have turned off the location service for "Spotlight Suggestions"

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Don't Send Diagnostics & Usage

Don't Send Diagnostics & Usage

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Go to: Settings > Privacy > Diagnostics & Usage - Choose Don't Send. This will save battery by not sending diagnostic information over the Internet.

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Reduce Motion

Reduce Motion

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Go to: Settings > General > Accessibility > Reduce Motion - Turn on Reduce Motion. This reduces the movement of your background which requires extra power.

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Turn off Background App Refresh

Turn off Background App Refresh

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Go to: Settings > General > Background App Refresh - Turn Background App Refresh off. This will disallow apps from automatically updating in the background

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Check Battery Usage

Check Battery Usage

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Go to: Settings > General > Usage > Battery Usage - You can now see a list of all of your apps and how much battery they consume. Use this as a guide to determine if you have power hungry apps.

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THAT'S ALL!! The combination of all of these things should significantly improve your battery life. THANKS FOR VIEWING! Looking to save battery in iOS 7? Check out this guide! bit.ly/1wTFkf6

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