Do I need a new iPhone 5 battery?

Discussion in 'iPhone 5' started by Mrw1974, Nov 15, 2014.

  1. Mrw1974

    Mrw1974 New Member

    Oct 29, 2011
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    I think I need a new battery. This iPhone 5 does qualify for the apple battery replacement program.
    What do you guys think? ImageUploadedByiCafe Forums1416071517.795706.jpg
  2. MoneyMaker79

    MoneyMaker79 Genius

    Dec 15, 2008
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    That does not look good at all if I see it correctly, and being at 57% already. The question is, do you have a nearby place that is a part of the battery replacement program. I did not with my iPhone 5.
  3. Europa

    Europa Moderator
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    Dec 12, 2008
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    Yes, I would get it if it's eligible. Your battery usage could very well start to decline since your battery is affected by this known problem. Call Apple if you don't live near an Apple Store. Many cities have authorized retailers such as Simply Mac that can handle standard warranty Apple Care claims such as this one.
  4. Ledsteplin

    Ledsteplin Genius

    Oct 29, 2013
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    I'm not too far behind with my 5. I get a bit over 6 hours per charge with heavy (time) use. Candy Crush will run it down.

    Sent from my ancient but trustworthy iPhone 5.

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