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10 Sneaky Apps That Are Draining Your iPhone Battery

June 9, 2017 by Emily Belfiore
shefinds | beauty

If you asked any iPhone owner which part of their phone they consider the most sacred, they would all respond with, “my phone battery.” Keeping your iPhone’s battery higher than 20% can be a real struggle, especially if you’re constantly using certain apps. Click through our slideshow to see which apps are secretly draining your battery.

 

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Snapchat

Between tracking your location to give you geo-tags and all those fun filters you play around with, Snapchat is not a friend to your battery. 

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Netflix

Did you really think you could watch your favorite T.V. shows and movies on the go without it draining your battery? Make sure you're using low battery mode with this app! 

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Amazon

Having this online market available to you whenever you need it is convienent, but it's awful for your phone's battery. 

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Google Maps

Tracking your location and finding you fast routes to your destination are two of this app's biggest accomplishments, but it comes at a price. 

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Twitter

Sending a tweet whenever you need to express yourself may be good for you, but it's definitely not for your battery. 

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Google Chrome

This popular search browser may give you the answers to all your questions fast, but it's also doing a number on your battery. 

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Microsoft Outlook

Need to send out an e-mail to a co-worker or check your calendar to see when the big meeting is? Make it fast because this app takes a lot out of your iPhone battery. 

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Facebook

The Facebook App is a great source of entertainment and an amazing way to share photos and statuses fast, but it's not as much fun for your iPhone's battery. 

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Skype

Trying to catch up with an old buddy or a family member via the Skype App? Don't spend too much time on this video call because it will kill your battery. 

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Free Apps

We all love apps that we don't have to pay for. But, the ads they promote on them are so bad for your iPhone battery and really take a lot out of it. 

Author:

Associate Editor

Emily Belfiore is a former associate editor of SheFinds. She wrote beauty, weight loss, wellness and celebrity stories for the site. She is a pop culture enthusiast.

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