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OnTheWarpath58 02-02-2013 01:02 PM

MASSIVE iPhone 5 battery drain while in standby
 
Mrs. OTW58 recently started a new job and was given an iPhone 5 as her business line.

No issues to speak of until the last day or so, but the battery is draining ridiculously quick.

Took it off the charger this morning around 9:00 at 100% - then turned off LTE, Wifi, closed all open apps, turned down the screen brightness and turned off location services for everything but Maps and Weather.

The phone hasn't been used at all today. Nothing.

Now 5 hours later, the battery is at 33%

WTF?

JASONSAUTO 02-02-2013 01:06 PM

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Guru 02-02-2013 01:16 PM

This is the problem we have had with iPod Touch for the last few years. Never figured it out. Been a problem since iOS 4 really.

Fruit Ninja 02-02-2013 01:17 PM

thats how my ipod touch was, sometimes batteries just fail.

OnTheWarpath58 02-02-2013 01:19 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Guru (Post 9372660)
This is the problem we have had with iPod Touch for the last few years. Never figured it out. Been a problem since iOS 4 really.

Weird.

First issue I've ever had with an Apple product. I have a 6+ year old MacBook that has only needed a battery, (which Apple paid for, even out of warranty) numerous iPhones and an iPad2.

Never a problem.

Just looked, it's down to 28% now.

Guru 02-02-2013 01:21 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by OnTheWarpath58 (Post 9372667)
Weird.

First issue I've ever had with an Apple product. I have a 6+ year old MacBook that has only needed a battery, (which Apple paid for, even out of warranty) numerous iPhones and an iPad2.

Never a problem.

Just looked, it's down to 28% now.

turning wifi off helped mine but don't know what to tell you on yours. Did she upgrade to iOS6 this week? Also, did you push and hold home to make sure nothing else was running in the background/

RyFo18 02-02-2013 01:22 PM

Download the app "Carat". It will take a week to collect data but it tracks the processes on your phone and lets you know which apps are sucking up your battery. It also compares your phone's battery to all the phone batteries it has data on and gives you a "J-Score" 1-100 on how well your phone battery works compared to others.

Great app, to say the least.

Fish 02-02-2013 01:22 PM

A quick reboot could likely solve the problem. Hold down the Power button for 10 seconds, until you see the Power Off slider. Power it off, then back on by holding the Power button again.

Usually this occurs when an app goes nuts or has a memory leak. If that doesn't fix it, I'd recommend a complete backup and restore from iTunes.

DaveNull 02-02-2013 06:09 PM

How's your LTE signal? If its marginal, then the phone is likely trying really hard to maintain the connection.

OnTheWarpath58 02-02-2013 06:34 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by DaveNull (Post 9373356)
How's your LTE signal? If its marginal, then the phone is likely trying really hard to maintain the connection.

I turned it off completely.

Damn near everything is off, and it still ran through the entire battery in 6 hours, without ANY use.

Dave Lane 02-02-2013 07:11 PM

My iphone 5 runs for days without a charge. With everything enabled.

OnTheWarpath58 02-02-2013 07:17 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Dave Lane (Post 9373428)
My iphone 5 runs for days without a charge. With everything enabled.

Yeah, it's gotta be a defective battery.

PaulAllen 02-02-2013 07:42 PM

Apple doesn't make bad products bro, you must be doing something wrong.

Valiant 02-03-2013 01:02 AM

Depending on connection, it is better to leave on wifi.. If not, it will be switching or lookign for a better signal.. Of course, even with all that.. Iphone is generally good on battery life, there might be something wrong.. Might want to take it in..

Shag 02-03-2013 08:28 AM

I've heard that restoring the device as a new phone can sometimes help with situations like this. PITA, but might be worth a shot.

Any new apps added shortly before the issue started? There have been problematic apps in the past.


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