Apple’s iOS 14.2 is inflicting battery-related complications to a variety of customers.
In accordance with complaints on Apple’s Developer Forums, posts on Apple Support forums, and this Reddit thread (through MacRumors), some customers are seeing diminished battery life and longer charging occasions after upgrading to iOS 14.2.
Some customers are also complaining about Battery Well being metric dropping considerably after the replace, and a few say their iPhones are getting considerably hotter throughout charging (or in regular operation).
The problems appear to be exhibiting up on quite a lot of iPhone fashions, and even on iPads. There is no simply discernible utilization sample amongst these complaints: some say their battery drained very quick throughout a easy name or texting, and a few say the battery simply retains draining whereas the iPhone is actually idling.
Launched in early November, iOS 14.2 introduced some vital safety updates, in addition to new emoji and different minor enhancements. It was adopted with iOS 14.2.1, which does not appear to have addressed the battery points.
It is exhausting to say how widespread the problems are. There are a whole lot of complaints on the market, however then once more, there are a lot of hundreds of thousands of iPhones operating iOS 14.2. We have requested Apple about this challenge and can replace this text once we hear again.