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The One App You Should Delete ASAP If Your iPhone Won’t Hold Charge

May 30, 2019 by Somdip Dey
shefinds | Tech

When I am stressed at work, what’s the first thing I do? Take out my iPhone and start scrolling. The internet is a great way to relieve stress, but it’s also a great way to lose track of time. How long have I been scrolling, you ask?! Well, that’s a story for another time, but I know that I am not alone in this habit.

In fact, this kind of behavior is pretty normal for most smart phone users. Luckily, if you want to keep your iPhone usage limited then you can monitor your weekly screen-time and take appropriate actions accordingly. This will save your battery in the long run–trust me.

An article published at Inc. mentioned that an average person spends over four hours a day on their iPhone and about half the time is spent on social media platforms according to one of the studies.

And, it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to realize that the more you use an app or certain types of apps, the faster you will drain your device’s charge. So, without any controversy the one app you should delete asap if you iPhone won’t hold charge is the social media app that you use the most. Yes, it’s that simple (and that complicated at the same time).

Now, before jumping onto the comments section and filling it with your grievances on such an act of deleting your most used social media app, just hear me out first. In the same article published at Inc., the author, Melanie Curtin, has mentioned that instead of checking her phone for constant updates while she was outside, she tried to connect with other people and observed her environment. This has helped her to improve her mental hygiene. Thus, deleting (or if you can’t delete then at least limit your usage) the most used social media app you would not just be saving some charge on your device, but at the same time improve your mental well-being and take a step closer to connect with other people in the physical space and not in the virtual one. I

 

n case, you are wondering how you can access screen time feature on your iPhone and monitor your app usage then go to Settings > Screen Time and click on the panel with the number of minutes spent. This will show you details on the apps with their individual usage time, and you can easily track which app you have been using the most, especially the social media one.

Thus, deleting (or if you can’t delete then at least limit your usage) the most used social media app you would not just be saving some charge on your device, but at the same time improve your mental well-being and take a step closer to connect with other people in the physical space and not in the virtual one.

 

n case you are wondering how you can access screen time feature on your iPhone and monitor your app usage then go to Settings > Screen Time and click on the panel with the number of minutes spent. This will show you details on the apps with their individual usage time, and you can easily track which app you have been using the most, especially the social media one.

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Somdip Dey is an embedded Artificial Intelligence scientist affiliated to the University of Essex, UK and the Samsung R&D Institute, UK and tech contributor to SheFinds. Somdip is also a serial entrepreneur with a knack in social-entrepreneurship, and serves as the technical committee member of several top computing conferences such as IEEE EdgeCom, IEEE CSCloud, CVPR, ICCV. Somdip has previously served as an Editor of ACM XRDS (Crossroads) magazine. Get the latest update on Somdip’s work at http://somdipdey.co.uk

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