How To Fix Battery Draining Issue On iPhone 11, 11 Pro And 11 Pro Max

There have been reports of the new models of iPhone: iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max batteries draining faster than usual. Although these iPhone models was just recently released to the public, there has also been concerns from Apple users that despite the newness of their iPhone why their batteries are already draining faster. This can be frustrating, especially to those who are always on the go and needs their iPhone for their day to day living thats why it is important to conserve battery life. 

There can be a variety of reasons why batteries are draining faster. It can be because of a bug from the recent update, or perhaps there is some issues with the recently installed apps or current apps on their iPhone. The settings on your iPhone could also affect battery consumption.  

If you own an Apple iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max or any other iPhone models, we will be glad to assist you with any concerns that you may have with your device, feel free to contact us using this form. This is a free service by the way. We asked, however, that when you do contact us, please try to be as detailed as possible about your concern so that we can accurately assess and give appropriate solutions. 

 

POTENTIAL SOLUTIONS ON HOW TO FIX BATTERY DRAINING ISSUE ON iPHONE 11, iPHONE 11 PRO AND iPHONE 11 PRO MAX

The first two solutions that will be mentioned below involves a little bit of troubleshooting on your device while the rest are ways to help save battery life by managing features that may cause battery life to drain faster. 

Solution 1: Force Restart iPhone Device

This is perhaps one of the most easiest and reported to have solved almost all of iPhone issues. In this case, doing a force restart on your iPhone that can somehow solve drainage problems as this refreshes your iPhone, force quitting all opened app that maybe causing the battery to drain faster.

To force restart  iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max, simply do the following below:

  1.  First, press and then  quickly release the Volume Up Button. It is located at the left side portion of your iPhone device.
  2. Next, press and  quickly release the Volume Down Button. It is also located at the left side just beneath the volume up button. 
  3. Then, press and hold Sleep/Wake Button. It is located at the right side of your iPhone  device.
  4. Continue pressing on Sleep/Wake Button until the  ‘Slide to Power Off” appears. When that happens, you can now release Sleep/Wake Button. 
  5.  Finally, slide starting from the left to right on “Slide to power off” to power off your iPhone Device. 
  6. Wait for a few seconds, the iPhone will automatically restarts. 
  7. Wait for iPhone to normally start.

Solution 2: Update latest Software

It is of utmost importance to always update your iPhone device to the latest software available. Updating to the latest software fixes bugs and issues relating to battery draining issue on iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max

To check and update to the latest software:

  1. Go to Settings from the Home Screen
  2. Tap on General
  3. Next, tap on Software Update
  4. It will display if your iPhone is up-to-date but if there is an available software to update, tap on Download and Install
  5. Update process will now begin. 

Solution 3: Adjust Screen Display

There is a possibility that the cause of the battery draining faster on your iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max is because of the settings on your screen display. Make sure to change your iPhone screen dimmer on for daytime use and enable auto-brightness in order for it to auto adjust according to the lightning conditions with the use of a light sensor that is built-in to your iPhone device.

To adjust the brightness of the screen manually, you have two options on how to do this: 

Option 1: Drag the Sun Icon when you opened the Control Center by swiping down from the upper right corner of your device.

Option 2: Go to Settings from the Home screen of your device, tap on Display & Brightness, then drag the slider to adjust brightness

To enable Auto-Adjust function, simply:

  1. Go to Settings from the Home Screen of your device.
  2. Tap on Accessibility
  3. Tap on Display & Text Size
  4. Toggle ON Auto-Brightness tab.

Solution 4: Disable Raise to Wake feature

Enabling this feature can consume your battery life since we are used to holding our iPhone device most of the time thus placing your iPhone in an upright position either intentionally or unintentionally somehow drains your battery as it automatically lights up. 

To disable Raise to Wake feature:

  1. Go to Settings from the Home Screen
  2. Tap on Display & Brightness
  3. Toggle OFF Raise To Wake tab

Solution 5: Enable Low-Data Mode

Enabling this mode not only reduced usage of data network use from apps on your iPhone but also can help extend battery thereby helping fix battery draining problems on iPhone 11, 11 Pro And 11 Pro Max. 

To enable Low Data Mode:

  1. Go to Settings from the Home Screen
  2. Tap on Cellular tab
  3. Then tap on Cellular Options tab
  4. Turn ON Low Data Mode

Solution 6: Disable Background App Refresh feature

The main function of this feature is keeping app always refreshed to be able to run apps smoothly, however if your main concern now is regarding your battery, it is wiser and recommended to disable it. To do this:

  1. Go to Settings from the Home Screen of your iPhone
  2. Tap on General
  3. Then tap on Background App Refresh
  4. Disable it by turning it OFF.

Although you can also have the option to not completely turn it off by choosing and selecting only which apps that you need the most to be refreshed most of the time. 

Solution 7: Manage Location Services Feature

Location Tracking can overkill the life of your battery on your iPhone thereby it is recommended to manage your location service feature not to track you on all apps all the time. You can either choose to track you on a particular app “Once” and when an app tries to locate you again a prompt will appear if you want to be tracked or not. This does not only helps battery draining problems but also keeping you secured with privacy as well. 

To manage Location Services: 

  1. Tap on Settings from the Home Screen
  2. Tap on Privacy
  3. Then tap on Location Services
  4. Choose and select While using the App on each of the apps

Solution 8: Enable Dark Mode

Since the dark mode feature is now available on iOS 13 update and most of Apple iPhones that supports the update, enabling Dark Mode feature can help fix battery draining issue on iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro max. Why is that so? Its because pixels of the OLED screen displays from iPhones 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max is shut off thereby reducing too much consumption of your battery. As with iPhone 11 with a Liquid Retina Display, enabling Dark Mode feature also helps resolves the problem. 

To enable Dark Mode:

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Tap on Display & Brightness
  3. Tap on Dark Mode to enable it.

Solution 9: Disable Automatic Downloads

If Automatic Download is on, from the name itself it automatically downloads and updates apps purchased and installed on your iPhone. This means it constantly refreshes to search for available update especially if connected to a WiFi thereby consuming battery life. 

To Disable Automatic Download:

  1. Go to Settings 
  2. Tap on iTunes & App Store tab
  3. Then, under the Automatic Download section, you can turn Off for Music, Apps, Books and Audiobooks and App Updates. You always have the option to select one or you can select to disable all. 

Solution 10: Enable Optimized Battery Charging

This is an efficient feature that keeps track of charging routine on a daily basis. Enabling Optimized Battery Charging feature helps resolve battery draining issue on iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max by waiting to finish charging your iPhone to more than 80% level. This is to help the battery from taking on the extra load. 

 To enable Optimized Battery Charging feature:

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Tap on Battery
  3. Then tap on Battery Health
  4. Toggle ON next to Optimized Battery Charging tab

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