1. jproubique's Avatar
    anyone else have more than usual beta drain? beta 5 was fine but six seems to exaust my batt in record time with no change to my settings...
    08-29-2011 07:16 PM
  2. Theophany's Avatar
    I found the exact opposite. I was getting 2-4 hours of battery life on beta 5 and now I'm getting two days out of a full charge on beta 6.
    08-29-2011 08:04 PM
  3. Alli's Avatar
    My battery is good, but it needs an occasional reset or it drains like a wildfire.
    08-29-2011 09:08 PM
  4. Fausty82's Avatar
    Aside from the random and pesky usage=standby problem that happens every so often, my battery life has been very, very good since beta 4... But I still see the problem with usage=standby in the usage stats about 1-2 times per week. Letting the battery run down a bit then doing a full charge seems to solve it every time.
    08-29-2011 11:50 PM
  5. BLiNK's Avatar
    seems fine to me, iOS 5 beta 6
    08-30-2011 12:49 AM
  6. Omnomnomkimiiee's Avatar
    Beta 3 drained mine in 3-4 hours, but since b4 I tend to get 14-15 hours on normal usage, which is pretty great.

    Sent from a mysterious mobile device.
    08-30-2011 11:44 AM
  7. Garz's Avatar
    Battery is decent but I had better battery life in beta 5
    08-30-2011 02:21 PM
  8. teekz's Avatar
    I felt I had better life in Beta 5. I still get a day, but I seem to have less battery % when I go to plug it in at work.
    08-30-2011 04:30 PM
  9. rion_j's Avatar
    so, are they beta's progressively getting better in battery life or worse? i guess ultimately it doesn't really matter as its not the final release. but i was just curious.
    08-30-2011 09:28 PM
  10. RobActivatesiOS5's Avatar
    The battery life in b5 seemed primetime to me, or very close to it. B6, however, is definitely a step down from that. The battery drain is even more noticeable on a 3GS; it dies out much sooner this time around. Hopefully by the end of this week, another beta comes out and re-establishes the good battery life.
    08-31-2011 12:01 AM
  11. jsntrenkler's Avatar
    I have better battery life in Beta 6, I did the OTA update from Beta 5.
    08-31-2011 01:38 AM
  12. iKnowTec's Avatar
    I wonder how the battery does in 7
    08-31-2011 08:18 PM
  13. Coolaaron88's Avatar
    I wonder how the battery does in 7
    This. I wish to know as well
    08-31-2011 08:28 PM
  14. Fausty82's Avatar
    This. I wish to know as well
    We'll know soon enough...
    08-31-2011 08:34 PM
  15. rollocarlos's Avatar
    I had beta 5 and it was no different from IOS4.....I upgraded to beta 6 and it has been terrible. I fully charged overnight, unplugged this morning and in 1 hour of standby, battery down 21%. It's bee terrible on standby. During usage, it appears to be about the same. Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated
    09-03-2011 11:59 AM
  16. jproubique's Avatar
    My battery is good, but it needs an occasional reset or it drains like a wildfire.
    i find mine also needs a reboot or it wont charge at all
    09-04-2011 12:44 AM
  17. DanSilov's Avatar
    Been using every beta since the very first one. Didn't notice any significant changes in battery life, which is actually quite comforting. Before it was always a change for the worse.
    09-04-2011 02:09 PM
  18. jonpulice's Avatar
    Haven't had any battery life issues with any beta so far on my iPhone 4
    09-15-2011 08:23 AM