VERY Poor Battery Life on iPhone 4s

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by jwhite878, Oct 24, 2011.

  1. jwhite878 macrumors regular

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    Hey guys. Today, I brought my iPhone 4s to school, like I always do, and noticed that when I boarded the bus to leave, my phone was nearly drained. About 90 seconds later, it completely shut off. This was about 8 hours after receiving a full charge. My usage for the phone was minimal: about 20-30 minutes of music, 1 hour email fetching, and maybe a web page. I left it in my locker for the bulk of the day. I realize that the dual core cpu must require more battery life, but this is simply atrocious. Do I have a defective battery or is this simply the way the phone is?
     
  2. harringbones macrumors newbie

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    Here's a good fix; I haven't had trouble since: http://bit.ly/sFsKZD
     
  3. jwhite878 thread starter macrumors regular

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  4. nwmtnbiker macrumors 68000

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    Battery life is also pounded my your cellular reception too. Weak signal = chitty battery.

    I'm sure we would get what apple claims if we all lived in a perfect world.
     

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