The latest version of iOS 5.1.1 was seen releasing by Apple this year in May promising several added features in the operating system. However, a minority of users started complaining that their iOS based devices are consuming their device battery life to a great extent. Though the issues are still not common in majority of users, yet some amount of iPad and iPhone users were seen with this complain once they went for an over-the-air (OTA) update of their devices. However, by following a couple of troubleshooting tips rendered by Apple Support Communities could rescue you from this battery consumption issue. The following are the steps involved in the fixing battery issues once you have had your iOS 5.1.1 upgrade in your iPad or iPhone devices.
Before you try these troubleshooting tips, you need to ensure that you have created a proper backup of your data found in your iPad or iPhone devices. This could be done by plugging your device into your PC or Mac and then just open the iTunes and then sync it. In case, if you have a jailbreak or unlocked devices, it is recommended not to try out these troubleshooting steps. For this, you require your official activation SIM card before following the troubleshooting steps.
Steps involved in fixing the battery life issue
In order to do the needful, simply follow these steps discussed below and get rid of this problem in your iOS 5.1.1 based devices:
Step 1 – In the first step, you are supposed to open the Settings and then tap to navigate at the General option wherein you will find Reset option. Now, simply tap the option ‘Reset All Settings’ seen over the top side of your screen. By trying this step it will not going to delete your content stored in your device including videos, images, music or the various applications. Hence, no need to worry, as you are not going to lose anything vital in your devices.
Step 2 – Your iPad or iPhone device would then prompt you for some basic setup information like reconnecting to the Wi-Fi network, like what you find after purchasing a new device. Now, you are supposed to use your device so that your battery simply drains down to zero percent.
Step 3 – Once you see your device battery completely drained out, you are now supposed to plug it into your power source (prefer a wall outlet for this) and charge your iPad or iPhone without disturbing the device till the battery reaches to 100 percent. If you do not see your battery percentage, you are then supposed to open the Settings and then navigate to the General Usage option and check the device charge in percentage by simply flipping the switch to ‘On’ over the battery usage option.
By following these three simple steps could help you in resolving your battery problem especially when you update your iPad or iPhone to iOS 5.1.1 through over-the-air (OTA) method. So, with these simple steps as discussed above, all your battery woes seen in the iOS 5.1.1 would settle down.
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