A lot of iOS 13.5.1 customers are reporting important Apple Music battery drain, notable for the truth that it’s typically being seen when solely working within the background.
The difficulty isn’t restricted to 13.5.1, as studies date again so far as April, however does seem like affecting considerably extra individuals within the newest public iOS model released last month …
MacRumors seen the elevated variety of studies.
A whole bunch of customers, many working iOS 13.5.1 on units each new and previous, are experiencing speedy battery drain when the Music app is just not in use. In some circumstances, the background exercise happens over a number of hours every day, even when the app has not been used for weeks and even in any respect.
Some report that greater than half of their battery utilization comes from Apple Music even once they aren’t utilizing the app.
“Up till Friday there was little or no background exercise nevertheless this jumps massively over the weekend. I’ve turned background app refresh off for all app and but Apple Music continues to be draining the battery when not in use; 53% of battery use within the final 24hrs with out utilizing the app.”
“I simply used Apple Music app most likely for the primary time in ages a number of days in the past, and have had enormous battery drain these previous few days. Assist my cellphone is carrying out actually quick! I solely tried rebooting it thus far. I see over 50% battery being utilized by music identical to others above.”
“I exploit Music as soon as a month at most and haven’t opened it in weeks, and but it’s draining my battery so quick and my cellphone is all the time scorching.”
“I’ve this very same challenge – the Music App has out of the blue develop into a battery hog. iPhone 11 exhibiting Music utilizing 64% of battery over the past 24 hours – 18h 54m background utilization and 19minutes on display screen.”
“The app that exhibits it’s utilizing all of the battery is Music background exercise… over 10 hours and nonetheless climbing after turning off background refresh for it.”
There are fairly inconsistent studies of what, if something, resolves the problem when skilled. Among the many steps individuals have tried are force-quitting the app, restarting the cellphone, disabling background refresh, turning off cellular information entry for the Music app, deleting and reinstalling the Music app – and even doing an entire reset of the cellphone and setting it up as new. Whereas some have reported success with a number of of those steps, others have tried all of them with none change.
You possibly can test your individual cellphone in Settings > Battery after which seeing whether or not the Music app exhibits a major share of battery utilization. In the event you’re on iOS 13.5.1 (Settings > Basic > About), please take our ballot to provide a way of how widespread the problem is.
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