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Fix iOS 6.0.2 Battery Drain Issue on iPhone 5 and iPad Mini


It has become norm that every new firmware release of iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad ends up with screwing battery life. Recently Apple had released iOS 6.0.2 for iPhone 5 and iPad Mini to fix the wifi bug but as soon as users started upgrading to iOS 6.0.2, they quickly noticed that battery life after upgrade is worst and quickly drains even in standby mode.

Charging Icon on iPhone

Up until now there is no official comment on battery drainage issue provided by Apple, though a few unofficial workaround to fix this bug did surfaced on Apple support forum. Looking at the responses from users it seems this solution did help in fixing iOS 6.0.2 battery drainage issue.

If you are on iOS 6.0.2 and have battery performance issue then simply follow below steps.

How to Fix iOS 6.0.2 Battery Drain Issue on iPhone 5 and iPad Mini

1. Close all the apps using app switcher, double click home button, now press and hold app icon and click on close button. Do this for all apps.

iPhone App Switcher to Close Apps

2. Now open settings app from and go to General -> Reset and tap on Reset all settings option. This will not delete your data or apps, it only resets network and iOS settings

iPhone Reset Network Settings

3. Now reboot your iPhone/iPad Mini

4. Now charge up your iPhone to 100%

The above fix is unofficial fix and not issues by Apple. Let us know in comment if this helps you in resolving battery life issue on your iPhone 5 iOS 6.0.2.

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