iOS 8 Battery Power – How to Tell Which Apps Are Using the Most Energy

You can see which of your apps are using the most battery power. Go to Settings > General > Usage > Battery Usage. You can see which apps have used the most energy in the past 24 hours and the past week. Note that high ranking apps are not necessarily battery hogs. It may be you frequently used that app or the app was downloading or uploading data in the background. Apps you should be concerned about are those that appear at the top of the power consumption list even though you haven’t been using them much.

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About Andy Brovey

Dr. Andy Brovey, The Portable Prof, has over 30 years experience in educational technology, including teaching, administration and professional development. In 2007, Apple Inc. recognized his work and named him an Apple Distinguished Educator. Andy now runs a professional development business, working on site and online to help others make sense and make use of digital tools. He started this iPad Academy website shortly after the first iPad went on sale to help others become more comfortable and competent with the iPad, in person and online. Click Here for Video Lessons