When you lead a busy and connected life, you rely on your phone for more than you’d probably care to admit. I tend to keep a pretty close eye on my phone’s battery level throughout the day when I’m not in the office, so that I’m not surprised by a dead phone at an inopportune time. But what happens when your phone doesn’t show the correct battery level? That’s something iPhone 6s users are finding out.
A minor, but annoying bug has hit both iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, recently. It seems that the battery status indicator isn’t always updating for some people. This obviously leads to the phone dying, despite it showing that it has plenty of charge left. Apple has stated that they are working on a permanent fix, but in the meantime, there is a relatively easy way to fix it on your own.
It turns out that the bug only affects users who have manually changed the time or time zone on their phone. If you’ve never done this, then you likely have nothing to worry about.
If you have done this, and you’ve experienced an issue where the battery status indicator isn’t changing throughout the day, then it’s easy to fix. Just restart your phone, and set it to update the clock automatically. After that, you shouldn’t have any further issues. Should you need to keep your phone’s clock on a different time zone, you’ll have to wait until Apple releases a fix.