Apple Reportedly Fixing Misleading iPhone 6S Battery Life Issue

By Aatif Sulleyman on at

Apple is reportedly working on a fix for an iPhone bug that causes the battery percentage level to freeze. It’s believed to affect both the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus, and can trick users into thinking they have more power to eat into than they actually do.

While it may seem like you’ve hit the battery life jackpot and will remain on 80 per cent forever and ever, and never have to worry about chargers again, in a second you could be right back down to 14 per cent. Boom. Nobody likes 14 per cent. According to Apple, the issue comes up when you switch time zones, whether manually or automatically, however, I know users who’ve experienced similar issues without all the fun of travel.

For now, the company recommends restarting your phone and diving into the Date & Time menu to ensure that your iPhone's clock sets itself automatically. However, the upcoming iOS 9.3 update will hopefully address the issue properly. [Ars Technica]

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