Battery under ios 6.0.2

Discussion in 'iPad Mini Forum' started by AQ_OC, Dec 20, 2012.

  1. AQ_OC
    Offline

    AQ_OC Super Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Apr 28, 2011
    Messages:
    6,418
    Thanks Received:
    430
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Location:
    SC
    Ratings:
    +430 / 0
    Anyone notice a loss of battery life? Reports are of reduced battery life.
  2. Aaron stone
    Offline

    Aaron stone iPF Novice

    Joined:
    Nov 24, 2012
    Messages:
    63
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    Hmmm.....my friend said the same with his iphone 5 I wonder why?
    Last edited: Dec 20, 2012
  3. AQ_OC
    Offline

    AQ_OC Super Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Apr 28, 2011
    Messages:
    6,418
    Thanks Received:
    430
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Location:
    SC
    Ratings:
    +430 / 0
    It's only available for iPad mini and iPHone 5. if you have either, then Settings, General, Software Update.
  4. Sonicrobby
    Offline

    Sonicrobby iPad Junkie

    Joined:
    Dec 22, 2010
    Messages:
    505
    Thanks Received:
    17
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +17 / 0
    Significant drain from my iphone5, no real differences with my mini though (both are on 6.0.2)
  5. Gabriel1
    Offline

    Gabriel1 Super Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Mar 11, 2011
    Messages:
    17,132
    Thanks Received:
    746
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Cranbrook, Kent, UK
    Ratings:
    +747 / 0
    I was just about to say that my iPhone 5 was no different but just noticed quite a bit more battery drain than is normal.

    The Archangel
  6. skimonkey
    Online

    skimonkey Administrator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Sep 11, 2011
    Messages:
    18,556
    Thanks Received:
    1,041
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Michigan. USA
    Ratings:
    +1,102 / 1
    I haven't noticed my battery draining as what everybody is saying, but I'll certainly watch the next time I charge it. I charged it last night and have gone onto the forum, played some online games, Facebook and I am at 44% right now.
  7. AQ_OC
    Offline

    AQ_OC Super Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Apr 28, 2011
    Messages:
    6,418
    Thanks Received:
    430
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Location:
    SC
    Ratings:
    +430 / 0
    I can't say I have noticed it on my Mini yet either. And I don't have a 5.....
  8. idbvideo
    Offline

    idbvideo iPF Novice

    Joined:
    Nov 10, 2012
    Messages:
    18
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    UK
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    No difference on either mini or 5 here. Then I havent used them much today.
  9. scudder
    Offline

    scudder iPF Novice

    Joined:
    Sep 25, 2011
    Messages:
    58
    Thanks Received:
    6
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Edinburgh
    Ratings:
    +6 / 0
    Not noticed any battery drain increase on the 5 or mini, what I have noticed is my WiFi stays connected now on both devices whereas before it was a PITA. Happy!
  10. Gabriel1
    Offline

    Gabriel1 Super Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Mar 11, 2011
    Messages:
    17,132
    Thanks Received:
    746
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Cranbrook, Kent, UK
    Ratings:
    +747 / 0
    Well, today my battery appears to be fine......in fact it is still at 100% after two hours so yesterday must have been some form of usage glitch.

    The Archangel
  11. Joseph liong
    Offline

    Joseph liong iPF Novice

    Joined:
    Feb 11, 2011
    Messages:
    31
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Indonesia
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    Could it be another update for iphone5 or mini? Still waiting..
    My wifi on my mini is suck
  12. Martinbowden
    Offline

    Martinbowden iPF Novice

    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2012
    Messages:
    50
    Thanks Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Uk
    Ratings:
    +1 / 0
    My wifi has improved since update so well happy
  13. iBushPilot
    Offline

    iBushPilot iPF Noob

    Joined:
    Dec 29, 2012
    Messages:
    2
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    15 plus hours of battery

    image.jpg

    I have no problem with battery on mini after update.
  14. fil_b
    Offline

    fil_b iPF Novice

    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2012
    Messages:
    55
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Wolves - UK
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    I got about 12 hours use in 2 days since the update

    I check on the miss's iPhone

    She got 10 hours in 3days
  15. hushgrrlMD
    Offline

    hushgrrlMD iPF Noob

    Joined:
    Dec 29, 2012
    Messages:
    6
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    No problem with mine...my ipad mini lasts 2-3days before i charge again
  16. TheX
    Offline

    TheX iPad Fan

    Joined:
    Feb 16, 2011
    Messages:
    150
    Thanks Received:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    USA
    Ratings:
    +2 / 0
    I wish my 4s got the same battery life as my mini but I do use my phone a lot more to be fair.

    Attached Files:

  17. scifan57
    Online

    scifan57 Super Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Dec 3, 2011
    Messages:
    20,102
    Thanks Received:
    2,107
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Regina,Canada
    Ratings:
    +2,362 / 1
    According to your screenshot, you should get about 18 hours on a charge, based on 4 1/2 hours use with 75% battery life left. Does your iPad mini get even more battery life?
  18. AQ_OC
    Offline

    AQ_OC Super Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Apr 28, 2011
    Messages:
    6,418
    Thanks Received:
    430
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Location:
    SC
    Ratings:
    +430 / 0
    I think that screenshot is his mini, not his 4s. :)
  19. Snowlady
    Offline

    Snowlady iPF Novice

    Joined:
    Dec 7, 2010
    Messages:
    67
    Thanks Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Florida
    Ratings:
    +1 / 0
    My mini is about 3 wks old. I'm not happy with the battery. My old iPad was much better...I question the charger that came with it too...looks like the phone charger, and its very slow. Any one else?
  20. AQ_OC
    Offline

    AQ_OC Super Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Apr 28, 2011
    Messages:
    6,418
    Thanks Received:
    430
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Location:
    SC
    Ratings:
    +430 / 0
    It's a 5W charger and should be sufficient. However, I frequently use the 10W charger because it is much faster. As for the battery, mine is much longer, or at least as long as the iPad 2 I had, but noticeably longer than the iPad 3 I have now.

    What settings are you using for your brightness? If you have it up very high it will drain your battery very quickly. I keep mine at around 35-40%. I rarely use it outside, so I don't need or want a super bright screen.

Share This Page