iPhone battery life bad after installing iOS 11? Here's what you can do

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Smartphones, and in particular the iPhone, seem to attract more battery life complaints than any other device out there. Maybe it’s because we use the thing so much and don’t realize it, or maybe it’s that we rely on it so heavily for so many aspects of our lives.

And there’s nothing like an iOS update to exacerbate battery problems.

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The first thing that most iPhone owners do at the slightest hint of a battery problem is dive into the Settings app and begin flipping switches to turn stuff off. But this violates the first rule of troubleshooting — if it’s not broken, don’t fix it.

As annoying as battery issues can be, my…

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