I don’t get asked daily about how to get the most out of your iPhone. I do , however, offer it up when someone has a problem and I notice ‘default’ settings.
Apple Developers do a great job at optimizing their iOS out of the box. With a few settings changes, we can gain optimal battery performance and enhance our personal security.
- Get updated!
The latest version is iOS 7.1. If you don’t have it, your iPhone will not like you for it.
- Disable “Background App Refresh”
Settings> General> Background App Refresh
- Disable Frequent Locations
…so the NSA will have a harder time finding you (well maybe)!
Settings> Privacy> Location Services> System Services> Frequent Locations