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iPhone 6 Plus battery usages

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by TheRealNick, Feb 20, 2016.

  1. TheRealNick

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    So I experimented a little and with background app refresh off, do not disturb on, LTE data on, and location services on I lost 17% on one flight. I then keep all the settings the same but turned of location services and lost 11%. I will try again with airplane mode with location services off....
     
  2. NepenthesLucas

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    I have a go phone but I turn off Wifi, GPS (unless I do F mode) Put brightness all the way up, stop ALL backround apps, and that helps ALOT. You should only lose a mx around 7%.
     
  3. mikecorn1

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    On my iPhone 6 s plus I turn up my brightness almost all the way up and I don't loose more then 6 to 7 % on s total flight. I'm


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  4. robinb

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    I have an iPhone 6+.
    Keeping everything running (wifi, etc) no apps closed.
    It uses about 10% on a 20 minute flight.
     
  5. TheRealNick

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    I did some more testing today, with background refresh off, do not disturb on, location services on, and LTE on I lost 9%. I then turned off location services and did airplane mode, flying like this I only lost 3% of my battery. So, that seems to be the best setting. Also, on my original post I was walking around so I think that uses more GPS. It would appear the iPhone uses its other sensors to determine if it needs to update GPS or not....
     
  6. pilkiwilky

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    So it seems the answer is to buy an external charging pack and Velcro to the back... But my question is how do I connect both the charger AND the phantom controller at the same time? There is only one plug socket on the iPhone.

    Thx in advance
     
  7. almustafa

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    My iPhone 6 will easily run for 2 hours, so I just keep a battery booster handy to charge my iphone afterwards. Also keep an iPad mini in my pack that I can use and just create a hotspot on my phone to get gps on the iPad mini.