If you find that your iPhone suddenly run out of power when you use it outside in cold weather , Apple recommends that you check your settings.
IPhone turn off problem in Cold weather
Many smartphones have it hard in the winter cold. Several international media have described how the newer iPhone models find it difficult to function when it gets cold. The phones shut downs automatically, even if the battery has power.
“It is a more or less known that the Iphone is very cold inserts,” says Mikkel William Nielsen, test manager for electronics at Consumer Council .
Already in 2012 showed a controlled trial of 15 phones by the Finnish computer magazine Micro PC made that iPhones had a hard time with the winter cold.
The micro-computer 15 placed the phone in a room where the temperature was slowly lowered. iPhone 4S got problems with Sim card at 4 degrees below zero. At 10 degrees below zero complained the phone to little power and died shortly after.
Today many consumers problems with the new iPhone models. The reason many of the phones will stop working when the temperature drops, due to chemical processes in batteries.
Apple says even that an Iphone is not built to be used in freezing temperatures.
In the phone user guide says:
“IPhone is designed for use at temperatures between 0 and 35 degrees and for storage at temperatures between minus 20 degrees and 45 degrees. iPhone can be damaged and battery life may be shorter if stored or used outside these temperature limits. Avoid exposing iPhone to sudden changes in temperature and humidity. ”
How to avoid Iphone shut down in Cold weather
The good advice is to pack his phone in to withstand the winter cold. Like you take hat on, it might be an idea to use a cover that might keep the cold a bit of distance, says Mikkel William Nielsen.
“Otherwise, you can for example keep your phone in an inside pocket of your winter jacket, where it can be fairly snug. You can take advantage of a headset if you need to make longer calls while you are outside, “he says.
You should not keep a cold phone close to the skin as the body temperature can help to create condensation. Therefore it is best to keep the phone in his jacket pocket.
Tips to get Iphone back to power in cold weather
– According to media Business Insider, Apple has acknowledged that iPhones lose power in cold and working on a solution.
– If you find that your iPhone dies in the winter cold, Apple recommends that you, as a temporary solution reboot your iPhone and make sure that the phone even updates its time zone. It can, according to Apple rectify the problem. Start by going to “Settings”, proceed to “General” and move to “Date & Time”. Here, make sure that the “Set Automatically” is turned on