iPhone users who have installed Apple’s latest software update, iOS 14.6, are complaining that it’s draining their batteries — sometimes killing a full charge in mere hours.
Apple customers slammed the company’s Community Forum and Twitter this week with gripes about the May 24 update.
“My battery life on iOS 14.6 is terrible… is it just me or anyone is experiencing this thing too??” wrote one user.
Another chimed in, “after iOS 14.5 and 14.6 updates, my device has been awful. Mostly the battery life. But iOS 14 was a TOTAL TRAIN WRECK.”
Many owners of older iPhone models complained about the update’s destructive impact on battery life.
“The situation is so bad that I can not work with the iPhone 7 for 2 hours and it runs out of charge,” one said.
But the issue is reportedly hitting even Apple’s most recent iPhone models. “14.6 is draining my iPhone 12 Pro battery……………………,” one user wrote.
Apple typically releases major software updates each fall to go with a new iPhone model.WireImage
Another agreed, “you are not alone. The ios 14.6 reduced drastically my iPhone 12 Pro battery life.”
“Come on, Apple—release a fix soon!!!!” another used pleaded.
“Hey @Apple the new