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02 Dec 2014

One of the most important tips provided by users and experts alike is to regulate the temperature in which the iPhone operates. The lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery with the iPhone functions very best in temperatures ranging from 32 to 95 degrees, or 0 to 35 degrees Celsius. At its extremities, the iPhone can continue to function between -4 and 113 degrees (-20 to 45 degrees Celsius) but temperatures beyond these ranges will be detrimental to your iPhone battery. In other words, leaving your iPhone in the freezer or in a fashionable car is probably not recommended. Keep it out of direct sunlight as well. - iphone

This next tip culled from forums and so on is not so clear-cut. There are several who claim that allowing the iPhone battery to fully discharge more than once a month is not advisable, although some believe that no harm may come of it. What seems to have a consensus would be that the iPhone battery has to be fully discharged from the full a discharge once a month in order to reset battery meter.

It is also helpful to have an idea of your actual usage plus your battery life in order that you can more fully understand your options. You can view your usage statistics within the Settings Menu under the General Tab then Usage. You will notice Usage, which is the time how the iPhone was in active mode therefore you were on a call, watching videos, listening to music, browsing the net, and so on. It will also show your Standby time, which is the total amount of time the iPhone may be running from its last full charge, whether in active mode or otherwise not. Usage divided by Standby time will provide you with a percentage of the time you're actively using your iPhone. The larger this percentage, a lot more you will need to charge your iPhone, so plan accordingly.

Updating for the latest official version of the software using iTunes will let you with taking care of the iPhone battery, but that is still up for grabs. Quite a few users complain that the update from 3 to 3.1 wreaked chaos on some applications. However, updates and patches should help improve the performance, so maybe that last one would be a bit of a fluke. At any rate, before updating your software, browse the forums to see what are the feedback is from individuals who have already updated their software.

And of course, the old standby of utilizing on the applications you will need, turning off push, 3G and reducing the brightness of the display and so forth are still part and parcel of keeping the iPhone battery in good condition for a longer period. Just because you've probably heard it before does not imply it doesn't work.

Something new, though. Some users have seen that proximity with a cell tower (thus providing use of a strong signal) extends it life. This may be because network searching is brought to a minimum. So make an effort to stay in areas with a decent signal. A last and final tip is to use your iPhone regularly, so that you massage the kinks out from the system and become knowledgeable about the peculiarities of your particular unit. After all, your phone is really a highly personal gadget, and really should be treated therefore. - iphone


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