Alert! iPhone 13 Pro updated to iOS 16 faces big issue; Check details

In what would come as very unwelcome news, it is being reported that, after updating iPhone 13 Pro to iOS 16, the phone's battery life has decreased.

| Updated on: Aug 22 2022, 12:54 IST
iPhone 13 Pro
Here is what happened when iPhone 13 Pro was updated to the iOS 16. (Bloomberg)
iPhone 13 Pro
Here is what happened when iPhone 13 Pro was updated to the iOS 16. (Bloomberg)

Apple on Tuesday, June 6, announced the launch of iOS 16 during the Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC). During the event, Apple revealed how the newly launched iOS 16 is going to change the overall user experience by bringing several new features to iPhones like to its lock screen, apps, and other gadgets. After the announcement all the iPhone users are now eagerly waiting to use the iOS 16 as there are some really exciting functionalities on offer. However, as per a latest report, the update to iOS 16 is going to impact the battery life of your iPhone. The test was carried out on an iPhone 13 Pro.

According to a report by, which itself took reference from a MyDrivers report quoting Ben Geskin, when he updated his iPhone 13 Pro to iOS 16, the battery life of his iPhone dropped by 3 percent instantly. He claims that before the update his iPhone's battery was fully charged, that is at 100 percent and after the update, it dropped to 97 percent. Ben Geskin further said that this should be a bug in iOS 16 and argued that an update cannot drop battery health by 3 percent. Also Read: iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max to get this amazing feature

The list of iPhones that are compatible with iOS 16 include Apple iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 mini, Apple iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 13 Pro Max, iPhone SE, among others. Well, it is also worth mentioning here that every new update or development comes with certain issues or bugs. When informed to the companies, they try to fix the issues with the help of further updates. Also, iOS 16 is in beta stage and this is important to get all the bugs removed. The public rollout of iOS 16 will happen sometimes in September or later.

About iOS 16 lock screen

Apple's latest upgrade that is iOS 16 has brought some major upgrades for lock screen, security, notifications, and more. "The Lock Screen gets more personal, beautiful, and helpful with iOS 16. With a new multilayered effect, the subjects of photos are artfully set in front of the time on the Lock Screen, creating a sense of depth," Apple said.

"Users can also change the look of the date and time with expressive type styles and color choices. The Lock Screen features widgets that take inspiration from Apple Watch complications, making it easy to get information at a glance, such as upcoming calendar events, the weather, battery levels, alarms, time zones, Activity ring progress, and more," Apple further added. Also Read: Apple iMessage better than WhatsApp now? Check out the massive change

Also, a new lock screen gallery features a range of options for inspiration, such as Apple collections, which include Pride and Unity to celebrate special cultural moments; a Weather wallpaper to see live weather conditions as they change throughout the day; and an Astronomy wallpaper for views of the Earth, moon, and solar system. Users can also create lock screens using their favorite emoji or colour combinations. With multiple lock screens, users can switch between their favourites with just a swipe.

Live Activities is a new feature that helps users stay on top of things that are happening in real time, such as a sports game, workout, ride-share, or food delivery order, right from the lock screen. Notifications have also been redesigned to roll up from the bottom, ensuring that users have a clear view of their personalized lock screen.

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First Published Date: 09 Jun, 13:49 IST