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Facebook is aware the iOS app is draining battery life and they’re working on a fix

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Facebook is aware the iOS app is draining battery life and they’re working on a fix

It is no mystery that Facebook’s cellular app has all the time been a battery hog, despite Background App Refresh became off. Instead of changing the factor, Facebook seems to hire tips to stay the app lively in the history, additional accentuating the battery drainage drawback.

The problems with Facebook’s iOS app draining battery were a in style one, with a few other items overlaying the factor. That comprises from Circa’s co-founder Matt Galligan, which denounces the Facebook iOS app as being “ridiculous” as he notes that it has taken 15% of his battery life over the path of 7 days, in spite of the incontrovertible fact that he’s had Background App Refresh disabled for the app:
“Despite having historical past app refresh disabled, as a result of the app isn’t “snoozing” correctly while O hit the house button, it keeps to empty.”
Nick Heer additionally blogged approximately the state of affairs as smartly, and even went a bit additional than Galligan, mentioning that Facebook’s iOS app is if truth be told “consumer adverse,” and states that one approach to make stronger battery life with the iOS Facebook app is to if truth be told flip Background App Refresh on, as an alternative of disabling it as many of us were doing. Of direction, the app is nonetheless draining vital quantity of battery life, whether or not the app refresh environment is became on or off.
“Make no mistake: this is consumer-opposed. Facebook is actively developing channels to proceed fresh their app in the historical past while the consumer has explicitly said that they don't need it to. Ironically, the best possible option to scale back the battery and knowledge intake of the Facebook app in the history is to modify Background App Refresh again on. Better nonetheless, cast off the Facebook app out of your telephone, and in all probability substitute it with Paper (US retailer handiest).” 

If you will have been plagued with the over the top battery drainage as a result of Facebook’s primary cellular app, you will have to set up their Paper app which doesn’t appear to be lively in the historical past while Background App Refresh is became off.

Paper is additionally extra sublime and consumer-pleasant than the primary iOS app. Unfortunately, Paper is US-handiest so that you’ll want a US App Store account with a view to obtain it.


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