Does your iPhone operate slowly? Does it crash seemingly at random and for no reason? At what time does the battery go from completely charged to flat? Battery degradation could be the issue. The majority of people, however, are blissfully ignorant of how worn out their battery is.
According to Apple, the battery in the iPhone is designed to retain up to 80% of its nominal capacity after 500 complete recharge cycles. If the battery deteriorates, either more than 500 recharge cycles have been completed or the battery charge capacity is even below 80% of the rated capacity.
The problem is that due to Apple, the user cannot access any of this data. Unless you’ve been thorough about keeping track of your battery recharges, which takes time. — then you most likely have no idea how frequently you’ve recharged your iPhone.
Finding out how your battery is holding up to the demands being made on it is simple if you are using iOS 11.3 or later. Click on Battery in the Settings app, then select Battery Health (Beta).
You’ll notice the following if your battery needs to be replaced since it is worn out:
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You will be given the option to turn off performance limitations and information on how to get the battery changed if the battery is worn. Keep in mind that power management will be turned back on if the iPhone abruptly shuts down due to battery life.
If your iPhone restarts and you get a notification saying This iPhone has undergone an unexpected shutdown when it reboots, there’s another sign that your battery needs to be replaced. iOS will automatically apply performance throttling after a crash like this.
Are there any negative repercussions when performance throttling is disabled? No, not besides raising the possibility of an unplanned shutdown of your gadget. In fact, disabling performance throttling may give you extra days, weeks, or even months if your iPhone has only crashed once.
Or it might crash in a very quick manner!
And it’s crucial to keep in mind that even more, recent iPhones may experience battery wear. Here is my account for replacing the battery in an iPhone 6s that had troubles after using it for roughly 18 months.
Here are some suggestions to lessen future crashing if your iPhone has crashed and you do choose to switch off performance throttling:
- Avoid exposing your iPhone to extremes of heat or cold as these conditions place a lot of strain on the battery and increase the likelihood that it will shut off unexpectedly.
- The display is a significant battery drain, so lowering the brightness seems to help by releasing some additional juice.
- You might need to avoid using some programs until you get your battery changed because they might be more power-hungry than others and more prone to crash.
Three metrics are important to consider:
- Design capacity: This is the battery’s initial capacity.
- Full charge capacity: This is the battery’s current capacity.
- Cycle count: This is the count of the recharge cycles the battery has gone through.
So, these are some of the ways in which you can look and find out when to replace an iPhone battery. We trust that this was helpful and the information was of value to you.