How to Save Battery on iPhone X (iOS 13.5 included)

by Jenefey Aaron   Updated on 2020-05-26 / Update for  iPhone Fix

Does anyone else have problem with battery drain on ios 13.5. In my case its worse than before 35-40%. Can’t wait for new update to fix this."

There’s no doubt that Apple’s new iPhone X is the hottest smartphone around the world right now. OLED display, new camera design, Face ID and many other cool features have attracted many fans. However, some users have also complained some bugs in this brans new device, iPhone X battery drain fast is one of them. This issue does occur frequently especially after updating to the iOS 11.2/13.5 software. In this guide, I’ll show you some useful tips to save battery on iPhone X/10/8.

1.Restart Your iPhone X

Whenever iPhone X battery drains rapidly while charging, sleeping or not in use, try to restart it fist. There’s a little difference to reboot iPhone X compared with the older brands.

  • Quickly press the Volume up button and release.
  • Quickly press the Volume down button and release.
  • Holding the side button until you see the Apple logo.
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2.Quit Background Running Apps

Some people are used to running many apps at the same time and forget to close them when not using. This is a common reason for iPhone X battery dying issue. Try to close some apps on your device will save some battery percentages.

Since there’s no Home button on iPhone X, swipe up from the bottom of the screen and hold your finger in the display. Long press on the screen and then swipe up the apps you want to quit.

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3. Download the Latest Update

Apple will release new iOS software periodically to fix bugs in the former versions. If your iPhone X battery drops quickly, go to Settings -> General -> Software Update to update to the latest software version.

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4. Turn on Low Power Mode

iPhone will get into low battery mode when the power is less than 20%. However, you can also turn on low battery mode anytime, this will disable some features like AirDrop, iCloud Sync, but is an effective way to stop iPhone X battery running out quickly.

Go to Settings -> Battery, toggle on Low Power Mode.

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5. Use Wi-Fi

For many iPhone users, it’s not strange that cellular network is draining battery a little bit faster than Wi-Fi. Use Wi-Fi as long as you can is also an easy tip to extend battery life on iPhone X.

6. Disable Raise to Wake

The “raise to wake” feature will turn on iPhone screen once you pick up it, this will also use some battery power. Just navigate to Settings -> Display & Brightness to toggle off this function is also a good way to increase iPhone X battery life.

7. Free Up iPhone X Storage

Most people will restore all the previous data on their old iOS device to iPhone X. Also they will download many new applications and store new files in this new brand device. The storage could easily be taken up too much and will lead to battery draining problem. I recommend you to try Tenorshare iCareFone, an easy tool to transfer files from iPhone X to computer for backup and clean iPhone storage with only simple clicks.

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  • Download and install Tenorshare iCareFone on your Mac or PC. Run the program and connect iPhone X to computer. Select “File Manager” once the device is detected.
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  • Now choose the file you want to move to computer and click "Export" to save them. You can also use the software to delete the files after transferring.
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Moreover, if you are worried about the junk files or app caches accumulated too much on your device, Tenorshare iCareFone can also help you to clean them.  

Switch to "Clean & Speedup from the main interface and then click "Quick Scan" to scan all the unnecessary files. After scanning, you'll be able to clean the junks one by one easily.  

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8.Reset All Settings

If your iPhone X battery is still not lasting long after trying the tips above, reset all setting will be the choice.

Go to Settings -> General -> Reset -> Reset All Settings.

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9. Downgrade iOS

When a new software update on iPhone X makes the battery draining faster than before, try to downgrade to the old version if you don’t mind. If you have created backup in iTunes, you can directly go back to the former software version by restoring. But if you haven’t, check how to downgrade iOS 11.2 to iOS 11.1/11.0.3 without iTunes.

10. Restore to Factory Settings

Well, when all the above tips failed to help you out, restore iPhone X to factory settings seems to be the last choice. Remember to back up iPhone before restoring. Just open iTunes and connect iPhone to computer, click the phone icon once detected. Click “Restore iPhone” option to get your device to its original state.

That’s all the tricks we’ve gathered to fix iPhone x battery drain fast problem currently. We’ll keep focusing on this issue and share more iPhone battery saving tips with you.

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