In this guide, we will show you the steps to fix the battery drain issue on Apple Watch after installing the iOS 16.2 update. The latest update to the iPhone has bought in a truckload of goodies, with the likes of Advanced Data Protection, Freeform App, and changes to the AOD taking away much of the limelight. On the flip side, a few bugs have also managed to creep in, some of which are even affecting other Apple devices.
In this regard, numerous users have voiced their concern that they facing extreme battery drain on their Apple Watch after installing the latest iOS 16.2 update on their iPhone. They are reporting close to 50% battery drain in just a little over an hour. If you are also in the same boat, then this guide will make you aware of a nifty workaround that should help you rectify this issue. So without further ado, let’s get started.
Fix iOS 16.2 Battery Drain in Apple Watch
As strange as it may sound, to rectify this astronomical battery drain all you need to do is simply unpair and then repair your Apple Watch with your iPhone. So do give it try using the below-listed steps and then check if it spells out success for you or not:
- Open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone.
- Then tap on My Watch > All Watches
- Now tap on the info icon next to your Watch.
- Finally, tap on Unpair Apple Watch.
- Now open Apple Watch app on your iPhone
- Then tap Pair New Watch > Set Up for Myself.
- Finally, tap on Set Up Apple Watch.
That’s it. This should fix the battery drain issue on Apple Watch after installing the iOS 16.2 update. If you have any queries concerning the aforementioned steps, do let us know in the comments. We will get back to you with a solution at the earliest.
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