The Worst App To Use On Your iPhone When It’s On Low Battery, According To An Expert

December 6, 2018 by Justine Schwartz
shefinds | Tech

We’ve written *extensively* about how social and streaming apps absolutely obliterate your iPhone battery. But it turns out that there’s a third heat when it comes to killing your juice. What is it?

READ MORE: 6 Unexpected Apps That Are Draining Your Phone Battery RIGHT NOW

Apps That Use Location Services

"Some apps, such as Google Maps, prompt you for GPS location services and will keep that setting enabled until you disable it. But many people don’t realize that the GPS location service within apps can drain your battery," Liz Hamilton, Director of People & Customers at Mobile Klinik tells us.

"If you want your battery to last longer, turn off your GPS by going to Settings > Privacy > Locations Services and then select the appropriate setting to disable the function, until you can recharge your battery." Life changing!

READ MORE: The One Battery Mistake You’re Making That’s RUINING Your iPhone


Editorial Director

Justine Schwartz is a veteran women's lifestyle editor; she's written extensively about style & beauty tips, health advice and wedding planning for more than a decade. Her work has appeared in New York Magazine, Huffington Post and New York Weddings. Justine has been with SheFinds since 2010; you can reach her via email at [email protected]

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