iPhone 6 Battery Problems: A Troubleshooting Guide

One of the biggest problems with iOS 8 is the significantly decreased battery life. iOS 8 has been such a battery hog, some users have seen their iPhone 6 go from a full charge to zilch in under four hours. Check out the video above, which features ten tips designed to significantly improve your battery life. By following these ten tips, you should be able to see significant improvement in any device running iOS 8, including the new iPhones.

For additional advice about which settings might be causing your battery drain, check out our guide on how to improve battery life in iOS 8 devices.

If the tips above don’t improve your battery issues, the problem may be with the battery itself. If you want a step-by-step guide to replacing the battery in the iPhone 6, check out the video above. The video guide is rather short, but actually doing the replacement in real time can take 30-45 minutes. Please note that neither the makers of the video nor Heavy.com assume any liability for property damage or injury incurred as a result of any of the information contained in this video. It is unlikely that a brand new iPhone 6 has a bad battery, but not entirely impossible.

Curious about how the iPhone 6’s battery life stacks up against other phones? The video above shows a battery face-off between the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5, iPhone 4, and the Nexus 5.

Hopefully this troubleshooting guide will help you with your iPhone 6 battery issues. The battery drain problem is expected to be improved when Apple debuts the next iOS 8 update. If worst comes to worse, you can always bring your iPhone to the Apple Store and ask for a replacement.