Bend, Oregon
20205 Powers Rd, Suite 101
Bend, OR 97702
(541) 797-6863

iPhone® Repair: Tip #2 Battery October 6, 2018

Bend, Deschutes
iPhone® Repair: Tip #2  Battery, Bend, Oregon

Your iPhone® Battery Life

Is your iPhone® having problems?  It might just need a battery replacement.

We here at Experimac Bend are replacing a lot of batteries on iPhone® 5S, 6, 6 Plus, 6S and 6S Plus.  

A battery replacement on an iPhone® is actually a very simple repair that takes a little patience and slight of hand.  Batteries do need some tender loving care to make sure you do not ruin your mobile phone. If you puncture a lithium ion battery, fire erupts and can cause harm.

iPhone® batteries have an estimated 500 cycle count before they diminish down to 80% capacity.  Below this design capacity, the iPhone can start exhibiting some of these frustrating behaviors.

  • Symptoms of an iPhone needing a battery replacement are:
    • Not holding a charge for long
    • Battery draining quickly and jumps down quickly
    • Irregular percent of life
    • Apps failing randomly and glitching
    • Phone suddenly going black and to lock screen while using
    • Screen separates from frame due to swelling of the battery
      • iPhone batteries swell when they have passed the end of their life
  • IOS 11 and above gives you some good information about your battery.  Settings, Battery, Battery Health
  • There is a great application to use to check battery life on your Apple products called coconutBattery.  Go to:    Look at the Design Capacity and Cycle Count.  Design Capacity needs to be above 80% and Cycle Count needs to be below 500.  A cycle count adds 1 every time you charge it to 100%.
  • iFixit says, “For optimal performance, calibrate your newly installed battery by draining the battery below 10%, then giving it a full charge to 100%.”  This will give you a longer life of your new battery.
  • Apple® makes some suggestion to get the most out of your battery.  This site gives you really good information about batteries.  Go to:
  • If you have questions or would like experienced techs to check your battery, come in or call Experimac Bend at 541-797-6863
Other Announcements, Events and Deals from Experimac Bend
How to Find a Lost iPhone with Siri, Bend, Oregon
We here at Experimac like to give you new and interesting ideas and here is one of them. From osXDaily   “Have you ever lost an iPhone somewhere in a house, office, or car, more
10% off any iMac, Bend, Oregon
Wow!  10% off any iMac on the sales floor!  Starting at $159.00 and ending with one at $1450.00.  All pre-owned, but in great shape.  When you come in, mention more
3 Tips for Choosing the Right MacBook® for College, Bend, Oregon
Laptops have become a must for college-bound students and play an important role inside and outside of the classroom. With the wide scope of products available, it can be difficult more
Introducing Your Kids to Electronics, Bend, Oregon
With the prominent place technology now holds in people's daily lives, many parents are understandably concerned about when and how to introduce electronic devices, such as more
How to Keep a Used iPad® Tablet Running Fast, Bend, Oregon
As used iPad® tablets age, users often experience lagging and slower operating speeds. This can be frustrating, particularly when the device is used for business-related tasks, more