Apple Watch Series 3 Draining iPhone Battery? Here’s the fix


Many Apple users have a complaint that their Apple Watch 3 draining iPhone battery. Here I am going to tell you the solutions to fix this issue. If you have the same problem, this article will help you to solve it.
Solution 1: Update your iPhone and Apple Watch
To update your iPhone,

  1. Connect your phone to Wi-Fi or Cellular Data.
  2. Go to Settings->General->Software Update.
  3. Tap “Download and Install” if update is available.

To update your Apple Watch,
Update your Apple Watch after updating your iPhone.

  1. Connect your Apple Watch to power. Make sure that your Apple Watch has at least 50% charge. Don’t disconnect your Apple Watch from power while updating.
  2. Connect your phone to Wi-Fi.
  3. Keep your Apple watch next to iPhone.
  4. Open Apple Watch app on your iPhone.
  5. Tap My Watch tab->General->Software Update.
  6. Tap “Download and Install” if update is available.
  7. Enter your passcode if required.
  8. Click “Agree” to agree the Terms and Conditions.

Solution 2: Turn off Background App Refresh

  1. Go to Settings->General>Background App Refresh.
  2. Tap “Background App Refresh”.
  3. Select “Off” from three options.

Solution 3: Restart your iPhone and Apple Watch
Force close apps on your iPhone and then restart your iPhone & Apple Watch.
To restart iPhone,

  1. Press and hold the Power Button (Sleep/Wake) until the slide to power off screen appears.
  2. Drag the slider to turn off your device.
  3. To turn on your device, press and hold the Power Button until the Apple Logo appears.

To restart Apple Watch,

  1. Press and hold the Side Button until Power Off slider appears.
  2. Drag the slider to turn off.
  3. Then press and hold the Side Button to turn it on.

Solution 4: Restart
One of the iPhone users said that this solution worked for then perfectly.

  1. Turn off both iPhone and Apple Watch.
  2. First, turn on your iPhone and then turn on your Apple Watch.

Note: Turning on iPhone first is very important. Don’t turn on Apple Watch before turning on iPhone.
Solution 5: Turn off Bluetooth
Turn off Bluetooth and use Wi-Fi to communicate between your iPhone and Apple Watch..

  1. Launch Settings->Bluetooth.
  2. Turn off Bluetooth.

Solution 6: Delete more battery consuming apps

  1. Go to Settings->Battery.
  2. Select “Last 24 Hours”.
  3. Find the apps that consume more battery and then uninstall those Apps.

Solution 7: Delete third-party workout apps
Delete third-party sleep tracking, fitness tracking, and heart rate monitoring apps from your Apple Watch. If you have ever used those apps previously on your Apple Watch to record your workouts, uninstall them.
Solution 8: Unpair and Re-pair your Apple Watch
Unpairing your Apple watch is the same as restoring your Watch to Factory Settings. When you unpair your Apple Watch, the iPhone will automatically take a backup of your watch.
Before unpair your Apple Watch, connect it to cellular plan.

  1. Make sure that the distance between your Apple Watch and iPhone is not too far. Keep them as close as possible.
  2. Launch Apple Watch app on your iPhone.
  3. Tap My Watch tab.
  4. Tap your Apple watch when it shows on top of the screen.
  5. Tap (i) info symbol that is next to your watch to unpair it from your iPhone.
  6. Tap “Unpair Apple Watch”.
  7. After unpairing, you can see the message to repair again. Then repair your Apple Watch with iPhone.

Other Solutions:

  1. Force Restart.
  2. Restore your iPhone to Factory Settings..
  3. Make an Apple genius bar appointment.

If you know any other solutions to fix this issue, let us know through your Commands.

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