Is your iPhone's battery draining fast?

Smartphones, in particular the iPhone, seem to attract more battery life complaints than any other device out there. Maybe it’s because we use the thing so much and don’t realize it, or maybe it’s that we rely on it so heavily for so many aspects of our lives.

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The first thing that most iPhone owners do at the slightest hint of a battery problem is dive into the Settings app and begin flipping switches to turn stuff off. But this violates the first rule of troubleshooting — if it’s not broken, don’t fix it.

Before any switch flipping happens, the first thing you need to do is ascertain whether you have a battery issue in the first place.

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