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iPad Battery Draining Fast: Solutions

Users often complain at the short iPad battery life, especially when their device is new. There are common tips on the charging process, running fewer apps at a time, and turning off your Wi-Fi when you don’t use it. We will look at some apps that may help you.

iPad Battery Draining Fast Tips

Many of us may experience problems with their iOS tablets’ batteries, especially if it is the new iPad battery. The most useful tips for helping your iPad work more efficiently and your battery live longer are as follows:

  • Charging the battery to the full 100%
  • Disable push notifications
  • Disabling location services
  • Dimming your screen and enabling automatic screen lock
  • Monitoring your battery life

The last tip includes installing one of the handy apps that improve battery life on your iPad. We have chosen a few of them below.


Battery Doctor HD

The Battery Doctor HD app is designed for the iPad with iOS 3.2 and higher, and is the oldest from our list. We have traced it by users’ comments and suggestions on support forums. Its main task is monitoring your iPad battery life, but it will also help you go through the whole changing cycle and provide you with some handy tips on maintaining your device’s battery.

Price: Free
Last updated: November 15, 2011
Developer: Beijing Kingsoft
System required: iOS 3.2 or later
Rating: 4.5

Battery Doctor HD

Pros and Cons

Pros: complex information on your battery, notifications, tips.

Cons: it’s a bit outdated.

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Battery iPad app informs you on the state of your battery and on the time left till the full charge. It also gives you tips on how to tend it, and shows you stats on processes due to which your iPad battery drains fast, such as active usage of Wi-Fi or 3G and more. Although the app has a beautiful interface, it is not rated high by users who claim the information is not 100% accurate.

Price: $0.99
Last Updated: April 4, 2012
Developer: Serpensoft Group
System Required: iOS 4.0 or later
Rating (App Store): 3

Battery 97% Battery: Settings Battery 5%

Pros and Cons

Pros: elegant interface, stats and tips.

Cons: users claim it has issues with accuracy.

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Battery Doctor Pro

The app Battery Doctor Pro 6.2 is a paid one, but is extremely user-friendly mainly because of its interface, apart from functionality. It was last updated at the end of this spring, so it will surely provide you some good assistance with the new iPad battery. Moreover, the developers promise you charging your battery to the max, over 100%, so that you can be ensured that it is fully charged.

Price: $0.99
Last Updated: May 20, 2012
Developer: Game Lingo
System Required: iOS 4.0 or later
Rating (App Store): 4.5

Battery Doctor Pro: Processes Battery Doctor Pro: Customizable Themes Battery Doctor Pro: Tips

Pros and Cons

Pros: multiple languages support, customization features, detailed information on your iPad battery life.

Cons: won’t the colorful features in the app add up to draining your battery?

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Battery HD+

Battery HD+ iPhone and iPad app is what you need when all you need is to monitor the life of your iPad battery and get some tips on preventing it from draining too fast. It informs you on all possible processes that you can launch with your current charge level without any unnecessary data at all. It is highly rated by users, and the total of downloads that has exceeded 14 million can tell a lot about its reliability.

Price: Free
Current Version: August 29,
Developer: Santiago Lema
System Required: iOS 3.1 or later
Rating (App Store): 5

Battery HD Plus 95% Battery HD PLus Stats Battery HD Plus Options

Pros and Cons

Pros: detailed info on your battery life; handy and accurate; the feature “prevent sleep mode” enabled; it’s free.

Cons: ads in the free version.

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2012-09-07 21:54:05

This is fantastic help!

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