How to check if your iPhone battery may need replacing
Nowadays, the phone are way more than just making a phone calls. Therefore, it is important to have a long lasting battery on your iPhone whether you use your devices for work or for play, you’ll need power to keep them going. Every rechargeable batteries will deprived it’s effectiveness gradually over the times and there’s no exception for your iPhone’s battery.
In our research, the average iPhone battery retains only 80 percent of its original capacity after 500 cycles. So if you charge your iPhone battery every night for a year and a half, the battery meter would still read a hundred percent but your battery life would only last 80% as the battery can no longer hold the charge well like before, then you may start to noticed that you need to charge your iPhone more frequently.
How to check if your iPhone battery may need replacing?
Today, we are going to share the six signs that maybe it’s time to replace your iPhone’s battery.
1. Short battery life
iPhone’s CPU throttling ‘feature’ will purposefully inhibited/throttle iPhone performance as the battery degrades over the times. For older iPhones which aren’t affected by CPU throttling, the only sign of a dying battery will be shortened usage times.
2. iPhone gets overheated
It might be a sign for a new battery replacement if you notice that your iPhone is becoming overheated easily during heavy use or charging.
3. Your iPhone is lagging
iPhone lagging could be due to CPU throttling for iPhone 6 and higher. And, if you’re running iOS 11.3 or higher, you can check your battery health by going to the Settings > Battery > Battery Health > Under peak performance capability, if you see a warning that your battery health is significantly degraded then it’s time for a iPhone battery replacement.
4. Battery gets bloat /swell
You may start to notice some unexplained bowing or case separation along the sides of your phone. The batteries can sometimes swell due to a failure of the smart circuitry or physical damage.
A swollen battery is something that requires immediate attention. In a more serious cases, you might even see some unexplained screen cracking. No matter how you discover it, the swollen battery should be disposed properly and do it as soon as possible.
5. iPhone often shuts down itself
If your iPhone suddenly shuts down itself when the battery is around 20%-40%, and this could possibly means something wrong on he iPhone calibration.
You may follow the steps below to calibrate your iPhone.
- Use your iPhone until low battery and let it shuts down itself.
- Plug your iPhone into the original charger and let it charge uninterrupted to 100%.
- Once it’s charged, perform a soft reset by holding your sleep/wake button and your home button down until the Apple logo shows up.
- If none of the above solve the sudden shut down problem, then it’s time to replace a new battery.
Lithium-ion batteries have a voltage range in which they operate safely and this is enforced by the power circuitry. As lithium ions age, their internal resistance grows, so when the phone does something processor-intensive. It will draws significant current and pass this current through the increased battery resistance and you get added heat generation and substantial voltage drop.
6. iPhone only works when charger is plugged in
Your iPhone is only works when the charger is plugged in. In this case, no matter how long you charged, the phone will shut down as soon as you disconnect the power cord. This is definitely the sign you need to replace the smartphone’s battery.
located your local iPhone repairs store in Melbourne if you’re experiencing any of these battery problems, get your iPhone 7 battery replacement and iPhone 6 battery replacement done soonest possible.