Battery Drainage with newest Firmware.

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by misterjay, Jan 14, 2013.

  1. misterjay
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    macrumors regular

    Sep 19, 2012
    Biggest mistake I have done! I was getting 8-9 hours on 6.0.1, now that I have udpdated.. My phone is acting like it's being used when it's just on standby!! The Apple Genuis bar told me that I needed restore FULLY and start clean in order to fix this problem. There was a "Defect" in the software.


    I cant even get 4 hours out of my phone without dying. Anyone else having this problem/solution? I let it drain to 0 then charge it back up, nothing.
  2. Jordan921
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    macrumors 68040


    Jul 7, 2010
    Bay Area
  3. darster
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    macrumors 68000

    Aug 25, 2011
    Double sucks. My battery life is even better.
  4. darricksailo
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    macrumors 601


    Dec 18, 2012
    I think apple is still signing iOS 6.0.1 so see if you can fully restore back to 6.0.1
  5. jkauff
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    macrumors member

    Oct 4, 2012
    Did you physically put the phone into Restore mode before starting the Restore? I had the same battery problems as you, but it's much better since I did the Restore. Still not as good as 6.01, though.

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