There have been reports circling the web this morning of users complaining about battery life since updating to iOS 6.1. The latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system landed a couple of weeks back, and has already received some negative press. (You could be forgiven for not knowing with all the jailbreak news that’s been going on lately).
The latest reports comes from Macworld UK, and Apple’s Support Forums are also indicative that this isn’t just an isolated incident. There was also news last week that Vodafone UK was warning its own 4S-wielding customers against upgrading to iOS 6.1 over concerns of poor 3G performance. That said, one possible fix for battery issues isn’t entirely convenient, but it has been reported to work. It’s the usual: try a full restore through iTunes fix. Plug your iPhone in to a computer, restore it through iTunes and set it up as a new devices. DO NOT sync from a previous backup. Sadly, this means you will lose some data, but apps and the like can be restored manually through iTunes or iCloud.
So, we wanted to know: are you experiencing any battery life issues? If so, how many hours do you get through before needing to recharge?
News via: TUAW