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Battery life problems with iPhone SE, iPhone 6s, or iPhone 6s Plus? Here's the fix!

If your iPhone battery life isn't what you expected, here's how to troubleshoot!

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How to use battery settings on iPhone and iPad

This article explains how to turn on Low Power Mode for iPhone and iPad. It also explains how to enable viewing battery percentage in the status bar.

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How to manage Background App Refresh on iPhone and iPad

Background refresh is part of what allows any app for iPhone or iPad to appear to be multitasking all the time. But sometimes you want to cut back on power and data usage. So lock it down!

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Uninstalling Facebook for iPhone is pretty great for battery life

Don't hate the Facebook network — hate the Facebook app's background bloat.

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Secret power-savers: Extend your iPhone battery life now!

The iPhones 6s already get good battery life, but here's how to take them to the next level!

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Comic: Thinner Isn't Always Better

Happy Saturday, iMore! Because Rich is awesome, he's letting us run some of his Mac-themed comics from the Diesel Sweeties archive on weekends. Bonus comics, woo! We hope you enjoy.

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Battery life problems with iPad Pro? Here's the fix!

The iPad Pro isn't just the biggest and most powerful tablet Apple's ever made, it's one of the most power efficient. That includes the new A9X chipsets and the variable refresh rate in the 12.9-inch display. Combined, Apple promises the same 10 hour battery life of every iPad that's come before. But if you're not getting that, if your iPad Pro isn't lasting as long as you need it to, here's what you can do about it!

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How's your Apple Watch battery life?

Apple said the Apple Watch should last you through the day — so is it?

The currency of mobile devices is battery life. Every feature from the lightness of the hardware to the brightness of the display to the data being transferred has a price paid for in power. Watches are even smaller than phones, which means they have less energy to begin with and have to pay even more attention to efficiency. That brings us to the Apple Watch and for some of us, the battery life we've experienced during our first full week of using it.

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Apple Watch battery life: 8 power saving tips!

Apple has done everything they can to maximize battery life on the Apple Watch. Now here's what you can do!

The OLED display, the S1 computer-on-a-chip, the Watch OS software, Bluetooth Low Energy — it all works in tandem to ensure the Apple Watch is sipping power rather than sucking it. Yet battery life remains the single greatest constraint in mobile. It's the currency you use to pay for every pixel and every bit. If you're running low on power, and you have your charger close by, you can simply plug in and keep going. If you're away from your charger, however, there are still a few things you can do to eke out a little more time. They'll cost you some convenience and some fun, but they'll keep you going for as long as possible.

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Why the iPhone doesn't have a thicker, bigger battery

One of the most common misconceptions when it comes to the iPhone is that Apple could simply double the thickness to double the battery life.

It then follows, under that train of thought, that Apple is deliberately sacrificing longevity for cosmetics. That the company is putting an obsession for thinness over usability. I used to wonder about that myself. Then I had the chance to speak to some people in the industry and discovered that batteries and battery life are, well... complicated.

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