Apple Watch as well as iPhone users are not new to an unusual battery drainage. Although, the issue appears to have amplified after installing iOS 14 and watchOS 7.0. Even the recently launched Apple Watch Series 6 has been facing some of the problems.
Fix IOS 14 & Watchos 7 Battery Drain
Apple has now listen seven points which are highlighting the iOS 14 and WatchOS 7.0 problems. The Apple article says that you may notice the missing of workout maps from the Fitness app, or the watch fails to load apps or app data.
There are other errors such as watch misreading iPhone storage, environmental sound data missing from the Health app, and increasing in battery drain on iOS 14.
How to Fix iOS 14 and WatchOS 7 Battery Issues?
If you are encountering two or more of these problems, then Apple suggests you to erase all of the content from your iPhone and Apple Watch to restore the functionality.
But do not worry, I have got you covered. You can easily delete and restore the data on your iPhone and Apple Watch, you just have to following the steps given below:
Backup your Apple Watch
First of all, you have to create a backup your Watch data and iPhone data to your iCloud storage. You can restore this data after the reset is complete. This process then backs up your whole iPhone data to iCloud, so just be sure that you have free iCloud storage before starting the backup.
- Make sure that your watch is paired with your iPhone.
- Then open the Settings app on your iPhone.
- Tap on your name, then tap on iCloud.
- Check if the Health is turned on. If not, then tap on health to manually turn on the backup
- Then go to iCloud Backup and then verify if it is turned on.
- Tap on Back up Now and make the process complete.
If you want to make sure that your health data is backed up, go to the Health app on your iPhone. Tap on your profile picture which is situated on the upper right side. You will see the details of your last backup available at the bottom of this screen.
Unpair Apple Watch from iPhone
- Go to Apple Watch App on your iPhone.
- Then tap on My Watch, then go to All Watches to see the list of all of the paired watches.
- Tap on the info button next to the watch you want to unpair.
- Then tap on Unpair Apple Watch.
Erase your iPhone
To erase or delete all of the contents and settings on your iPhone, go to Settings > General > Reset. Then tap on Erase All Content and Settings. When it is done, your iPhone will erase all of the data and then restart.
Restore iCloud Backup
When the process is done, your iPhone will start with a Hello screen. Then select Restroe from iCloud Backup and then choose the latest one. Now open the Watch App on your phone and then tap on Start Pairing. Tap on Restore from Backup to get all of your data back.
A full reset should resolve the iOS 14 and watchOS 7 battery problems. While the battery drain is just one of them, there may be some of the issues which you have we have not surfaced yet. Those, too, are likely to go away after a full reset such as which are shown above.
This is how you can fix your iOS 14 and watchOS 7 battery drainage. Hope this article helps you and solves your problems.