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Hyloba

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Sep 30, 2014
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Hi,

I'm not eligible for a 6s battery replacement, but I've recently been having some problems. Phone shutting off at around 15%, battery draining 1% per minute while doing nothing strange. All while some months ago I could use Waze with screen on for an hour with only 15% battery drop. Also I used to be able to use my phone for 2 days, now I'm struggling with 1 day, modest use.

Edit: also strange, yesterday I looked in the battery settings, and the Phone app showed slightly over 50% use with audio, 1 minute on screen.

Are this the problems the eligible iPhone 6s users are getting? Or is it something else entirely?
 

erichui84

macrumors member
Nov 23, 2016
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Hi,

I'm not eligible for a 6s battery replacement, but I've recently been having some problems. Phone shutting off at around 15%, battery draining 1% per minute while doing nothing strange. All while some months ago I could use Waze with screen on for an hour with only 15% battery drop. Also I used to be able to use my phone for 2 days, now I'm struggling with 1 day, modest use.

Edit: also strange, yesterday I looked in the battery settings, and the Phone app showed slightly over 50% use with audio, 1 minute on screen.

Are this the problems the eligible iPhone 6s users are getting? Or is it something else entirely?

Sounds like a battery issues to me. I've had this happened to my iPhone 5s (after about 22 months) and iPhone 6s (after about 11months) and both times I've got my phone replaced (they broke my phone when they tried to replace my 5s battery and they didn't have battery in stock for the 6s)

When it happened to me, my phone would randomly shut down at say 20% (sometimes even 30%) and when I charge it for 1 minute it might go back up to 50%.

I did also tried to do a factory restore as a new phone and not loading backup for both and it did the same thing, and they were able to see the issues at the Apple store so they just replaced my phone.
 

Newtons Apple

Suspended
Mar 12, 2014
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Jacksonville, Florida
Hi,

I'm not eligible for a 6s battery replacement, but I've recently been having some problems. Phone shutting off at around 15%, battery draining 1% per minute while doing nothing strange. All while some months ago I could use Waze with screen on for an hour with only 15% battery drop. Also I used to be able to use my phone for 2 days, now I'm struggling with 1 day, modest use.

Edit: also strange, yesterday I looked in the battery settings, and the Phone app showed slightly over 50% use with audio, 1 minute on screen.

Are this the problems the eligible iPhone 6s users are getting? Or is it something else entirely?

You need to take it to Apple and have them diagnose it.
 

macdragonfl

macrumors 6502a
Jan 11, 2006
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Ft. Lauderdale,Fl
I decided to replace my battery myself, surfing the web find two amazon best selling batteries:

https://www.ifixit.com/Store/iPhone/iPhone-6s-Replacement-Battery/IF314-011

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B075YYVSDZ/ref=cm_sw_r_oth_api_V2ZbAbC1WNXVM

Anybody knows which one is better ???
Does this replacement solve die problem of 6S ???
ifixit has been around a long time, I would go with them. It should solve your issues. There is a slight chance it will not, but usually it will. Nothing is guaranteed, until you try.
 
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BigMcGuire

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Jan 10, 2012
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My wife had a 6s+ with the SAME problems. Would randomly shut off below 60%, restart to be at 8% and watch it charge from 8% to 60% in 3 minutes. We took it to an Apple store near Los Angeles only to have them say there was no problems with the phone or battery (even though I saw the test fail 3 times in a row). After paying $80 to get her battery replaced, they gave us her phone back in such bad shape (half of the backlight wouldn't turn on, phone restarted constantly every few minutes) that we said goodbye, went to the usual Apple Store we go to (should have done this first) and walked out with a replacement 6 mins later and a sincere apology. Didn't get the battery cost reimbursed but lesson learned.

The battery problems weren't just the 6s.

My wife and I's 8+ phones seem to be doing very well. :)
 

hosseinmet

macrumors newbie
Jun 27, 2017
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ifixit has been around a long time, I would go with them. It should solve your issues. There is a slight chance it will not, but usually it will. Nothing is guaranteed, until you try.

Does it necessary to replace the display adhesive when i change the battery ???
 

FunkyTang

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Sep 16, 2008
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