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  Reply # 1868231 18-Sep-2017 20:43
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I am having similar problems with my 6S+, but I don't think Facebook is the issue because the battery drain still occurs when I totally close the Facebook app. Interestingly the battery drains abnormally quickly when the device is in use, but not when the device is sleeping. 

 

When my new iPhone 8 arrives I am going to run the 6S dead flat, then factory reset it. If that doesn't resolve the issue then I will call Applecare as it still has three weeks of coverage remaining. 

 

I will post here if I make any useful discoveries.


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  Reply # 1868238 18-Sep-2017 21:00
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danza:

 

also protip: do not install the facebook app on ios device.

 

That has not been a problem for me.


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1868325 19-Sep-2017 07:22
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danza:

also protip: do not install the facebook app on ios device. it gives rise to some advanced tracking ability to suggest friends even though you guys have zero mutual friend and were just on the same wifi network or been in the similar area
instead, use the web browser version and just make a shortcut to that on desktop

facebook was also the culprit of bad battery life a while ago because they had a bad update

 

 

 

Thank you for that!  I was wondering why FB was suggesting all these people I had never heard of.  What a stupid 'feature'. yell


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  Reply # 1868356 19-Sep-2017 08:17
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danza:

facebook was also the culprit of bad battery life a while ago because they had a bad update

 

For my case, that does make sense to me about facebook being the culprit.  But I'll never know for sure. 

 

I was amazed how quickly the battery was draining. But as I say, it wasn't for too long and the problem corrected (probably after updating facebook to a corrected version). 

 

 

 

 


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  Reply # 1868403 19-Sep-2017 09:32
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The only times when my battery drains are when signal is poor, or when I'm out of data (presumably the thing keeps trying to get something from the internet).

 

That said I keep background apps OFF.

 

THe other thing I can think of is GPS - something might have been allowed to use GPS "At any time, even when the app is not running"

 

I once used an app called "Here NOW maps". That thing never shuts down unless you shut it down, so it was navigating me all throughout the 5 hr wedding reception and luckily at the end of it I remembered the way back home at 1 am)!




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  Reply # 1868428 19-Sep-2017 10:19
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I have been unable to track down the culprit. I deleted FB as suggested but no difference. The battery App is giving no real  useful information. IOS 11 is due in a few days, I think I will ride it out a do a reset and clean install as such then and see what happens. 





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  Reply # 1868441 19-Sep-2017 10:32
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Done a hard reset?




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  Reply # 1868444 19-Sep-2017 10:35
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Not yet as I figured with the new OS due in a few days I would do it then. If the release was further out I would do that now.





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  Reply # 1868447 19-Sep-2017 10:43
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A hard reset is easier than drinking water.




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  Reply # 1868452 19-Sep-2017 10:53
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Yeah know that, I do that once a week anyway. I was thinking delete/restore. I am doing that on the later this week.





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  Reply # 1868454 19-Sep-2017 11:01
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Ah I see. Ok. Good luck fixing this issue!




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I installed IOS 11 on my iPhone yesterday and today the battery usage seems to be back to normal.





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