Massive overnight battery drop

Discussion in 'iOS 6' started by PedroDias, Feb 5, 2013.

  1. macrumors member

    Sep 9, 2012
    I'm not really sure if that's an iOS 6.1 or an IPhone 5 issue but I noticed it just today. My battery has droped from 48% the moment i slept to 33% when i woke up.
    Does someone else have the same problem?
  2. macrumors 68030

    May 27, 2008
    15% in 8 hours? not really that massive.

    although sometimes something just gets a bit weird, try rebooting your phone.
  3. macrumors newbie

    Dec 9, 2007
    This can be due to many things such as:

    • 4G
    • Wifi
    • Location Services
    • Many opened apps

    If you had had some or all of these apps/services open, then you've just answered your question. :)
  4. macrumors newbie

    Apr 10, 2009
    There are several threads about this.
    I had the problem for a while (that the battery is empty after just a few hours of standby). Then did a network settings reset, and it worked for a few weeks (so the physical phone seems alright). Now it is back. Last night 6 hours, no 3G - 100-0%. Crazy.

    Apple says nothing about it....keeps charging 699 for the phone though.
  5. macrumors 6502a


    Jul 3, 2011
    I would try a restore of the iPhone 5 (on 6.1) if you prefer earlier and you are able to, just downgrade to 6.0.2, 6.0.1 or 6.0 until iOS 6.1.1 or 7.0 releases. Knowing Apple 6.1.1 or 6.2 will be around soon to patch exploits that were uncovered recently in the iOS Community.
  6. macrumors newbie

    Feb 7, 2013
    If you are running MS Exchange and syncing a calendar, turn it off.

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