Apple released iOS 8.4.1 software update for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. However, many iOS users are experiencing battery drain, Wi-Fi issues, overheating issues, problems with Apple music after upgrading to iOS 8.4.1.
Fix iOS 8.4.1 Battery Life Drain Issue
1. Check Apps Usage
If you are experiencing battery drain issue after upgrading to iOS 8.4.1, try to look in to the apps to find the apps which are eating your battery life. To check how much battery your apps are using:
Launch “Settings” on your iPhone.
Then tap on “General” and then “Usage”.
Now, tap on “Battery Usage”.
Tapping on Battery Usage, you will see a list of the apps and see how battery is being used by the app. If you notice apps which are eating your battery life try uninstalling the app and see if it solves battery issue.
2. Turn Off iCloud Keychain
Try to disable Apple’s iCloud Keychain. Many users have found that by turn off iCloud Keychain on iPhone, iPad the battery life has improved in iOS 8.4.1.
To disable iCloud Keychain on your device,
Go to the “Settings” ->
Tap on “iCloud” and then on “Keychain”\
Toggle iCloud Keychain “off”.
3. Limit Background App Refresh
Launch the “Setting”s app on your iPhone or iPad.
Tap on “General”.
Choose “Background App Refresh”.
Turn it off completely or you can choose for app which is causing huge battery drain.
4. Reset All Settings
This will reset all settings on iPhone, iPad without deleting any data.
Open Settings app on your iPhone, iPad.
Tap on “General”.
Scroll down to the bottom and tap on “Reset”.
Select “Reset All Settings”.
5. Adjust Brightness
The Auto brightness can kill your battery in iOS 8.4.1. Turn auto brightness to off.
Launch the “Settings” app on your iPhone, iPad.
Go to “display and brightness”.
Now, tap on “Auto-Brightness” and then”Off”.
6. Downgrade iOS 8.4.1
Why not to downgrade your iPhone, iPad to iOS 8.4 and see if you issue is resolved. Downgrade iOS 8.4.1 to iOS 8.4 and see if it improves battery life of iPhone, iPad.
Follow the steps to downgrade iOS 8.4.1 to iOS 8.4.
7. Restore iOS 8.4.1 Update
If nothing works out, restore iOS 8.4.1 on your iPhone. iPad. Remember that when you restore your device all the data will be deleted. Take a backup of your device using iTunes.
Connect your iPhone via USB cable and launch iTunes.
Select your iPhone when it appears in iTunes.
Click on “Restore iPhone” in the Summary section.
Select the firmware file (iOS 8.4.1, in this case) to start the Restore process.
By following the above mentioned ways you will be able to fix iOS 8.4.1 Battery life Drain Issue.