Here's how to turn off iPhone throttling with the iOS 11.3 beta

10 February, 2018, 06:40 | Author: Marie Harrington
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The impacts of performance management may be less notable on iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X. Over time, the rechargeable batteries in all iPhone models will degrade in their capacity and peak performance and will gradually need to be replaced.

iPhone X and iPhone 8 users don't have to worry about throttling practices, according to Apple.

Meanwhile, spelling more trouble for Apple it was just last week that the U.S. Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission said they were investigating whether Apple violated securities laws concerning its disclosures that it slowed older iPhones with flagging batteries.

Affected users commented on that the iPhone X display doesn't wake up when there is an incoming call, though the phone does ring to alert the user. Throttling was coded in the software itself to avoid random shutdowns because lithium batteries have a natural degradation process, and to offset that, Apple cut corners in performance.

Apple Inc. said it will continue to explore possibly reimbursing customers who bought full-price iPhone batteries, but stopped short of guaranteeing the refund.

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Apple has released an update through its public beta program that enables users to check the health of an iPhone's ($1,099.99 at Best Buy) battery. So it's not that the newer iPhone models don't have throttling practices. The document states that this is due to the devices using a different form of battery management than its older smartphones. Cook didn't break down the iPhone sales by model, though.

Compare the number that the app pulls up with what your iPhone's CPU speed should be (you can get this information by doing a quick search online - I find Wikipedia to be a good resource), and if the numbers match up, your iPhone isn't being throttled (as is the case with my old iPhone 6 Plus).

Apple also updated an online support document regarding iPhone battery and performance with certain details about the new handsets. If you want to receive the beta you can sign up to receive them.

Battery capacity can be viewed on any iPhone introduced in 2014 or later, starting with iPhone 6 including iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.

An important thing to note here is that Apple also said that all iPhones contain basic performance management features necessary for safety and to protect the components inside the phone.

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