As is often the case when it comes to software updates, iPhone users have been reporting decreased battery life after installing the new iOS 14 update.
But these new features come with a cost.
On Twitter, one user reported their battery dropping from 90 per cent to three per cent in just one hour after updating to iOS 14.
— pratish gupta (@pratishgupta16) September 28, 2020
Other users have had similar complaints.
iOS 14 literally killed my battery to death
— bryan (@BryTheGenius) September 30, 2020
Who else has an iPhone battery that just has been destroyed by iOS 14? My iPhone 11 Pro used to get to at least 9 or 10PM w/o a single charge. Now this thing is dying around 4 or 5PM?!?!
— Brian Tong (@briantong) September 29, 2020
In a blog post, Apple confirmed its users’ suspicions about reduced battery life and iOS 14.
“After updating to iOS 14.0 and watchOS 7.0, you might notice… Increased battery drain on your iPhone or Apple Watch.”
Apple also revealed there could be issues with the Health app and GPS-enabled workouts stemming from the update.
However, there is a solution to resolve these battery problems.
According to Apple, if a user is experiencing multiple issues they should unpair their watch and phone, back them up, wipe them and then restore them from backup.
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