Battery life bad or is it me

radtechy

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What’s the deal with this battery life? 35% left.....13 hrs standby being connected to WiFi all day except for a total of maybe 90 mins. My iPhone 8 killed these stats.

Also how do you read these numbers on the battery app?
 

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You will have a noticeable decrease in battery life going from the 8 Plus to the X/XS, but those numbers don’t sound right. An hour of talk and some fb and music shouldn’t be enough to get you to 35%.

If you restored from a backup of your 8 Plus, it could be as simple as that. Try running it down to 0% and letting it reboot itself after depletion and then charge it up to 100%. That will calibrate it.
 

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I did the blue sparkle thing to setup the new phone. But agree that the battery life shouldn’t be this low. I didn’t have the screen time in to see how many times I picked up and unlocked etc
 

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I didn’t do the blue sparkle thing, but it sounds fun. <jealous>
 

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That’s when you hold up the camera from the old phone using the new one. I’m sure you know this but I couldn’t tell if you were being funny or serious
 

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That’s when you hold up the camera from the old phone using the new one. I’m sure you know this but I couldn’t tell if you were being funny or serious
Just playing.

Let me know how it goes after the battery calibrates.
 

radtechy

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I guess this is a little better today. Being I ran it down this much I’m gonna completely drain it to zero. How sure are you about this battery calibration method?

 

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Pretty sure. If it’s reading inaccurately, this should fix it.
 

radtechy

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This is today so far. Connected to WiFi most of the day I was at work so not as much use. 73% with that use and 12 hrs off charger

If I extrapolate this it’s looking close to 8 hrs use

 

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I must say the xs max was said to have 30 min longer battery life. NOT TRUE!
I never run out of battery the end of day I don’t make it to the afternoon now. I already calibrated the battery and reloaded ios12 from laptop


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radtechy

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It’s the damn antennas killing the battery life and even the WiFi problem I had here is my ookla speed tests for the 8, XS and X.

First shot the X worked. I brought the XS back to Verizon and got an X last night

 

radtechy

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I'm expecting a software update to solve a lot of this.
I didn’t wanna take that chance, cause when I see the antenna problem if that’s due to hardware I can’t see how software will fix it
 
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I must say the xs max was said to have 30 min longer battery life. NOT TRUE!
I never run out of battery the end of day I don’t make it to the afternoon now. I already calibrated the battery and reloaded ios12 from laptop


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Really? My iPhone XS Max lasts a full day. Depending on usage maybe.


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