Apple Watch 2 comes with the fixes for some Apple Watch 1 including many of the lingering Apple Watch battery issues. These fixes include the poor performance on the Watch 1 devices. The Watch 2 now offers the increased speed during apps load and other processes. Compared to Watch 1, there is a 1.5X speed increase for CPU (central processing unit) 2X for GPU (graphics processing unit) on the Watch 2. But keep in mind that speedier performance and battery life may comes with a tradeoff. Here are tips to maximize your Apple Watch 2 Battery Life:
Update The Operating System To The Latest Version
Being more energy efficient, iOS software and the watchOS are always kept updated by Apple when it comes to battery optimization. Just like your iPhone, keeping the software of your watch updated is very important. For the greatest performance, make sure the iOS 10 is installed on your iPhone and the new watchOS 3 version is installed on your Apple Watch.
Increase Apple Watch 2 Battery Life By Disable Unused Functions
There are a lot of applications for health and fitness purpose in the watch, managing daily notifications on the Apple Watch is the mostly function used by many people. There is a lot of battery power consumed by the heart rate sensor in the watch. To increase Apple Watch 2 Battery Life, consider turning the heart rate monitor off if you are not using it on a daily routing. Just wake your iPhone and launch your Apple Watch App. Go to My Watch and then tap Workout. Now enable the Power Saving Mode.
Only Allow Important Notifications
Notifications are important but it can consume battery more. The battery levels on the watch are affected by these constant reminders as much as you like to receive notifications on your watch. You should get the best value out of the notifications by managing them. The Apple Watch allows you to customize your notifications. Launch the Watch App on your iPhone, choose My Watch tab and then tap Notifications. Choose an app. You can choose custom to use different notification settings or choose Mirror My Phone if you want to copy your iPhone notification settings for the app’s notifications.
Cleaning The Charging Head
There can be dirt accumulated on the head of the charging cable if you have possessed and used the Apple Watch 1 for a moment now. Keep clean and dry the charging cable and the back of your watch the head of by using a lint-free, nonabrasive cloth to clean. Charging cable issue may cause issue to your Apple Watch 2 Battery Life.