Apple previously announced that it was slowing down older iPhones in order to stop the handsets shutting down. The company apologized for slowing down the handsets and they have come under a lot of criticism for doing it and not telling people.
The company is being sued and facing a number of different lawsuits for slowing down the handsets. Apple’s solution is to offer people with older iPhones and degraded batteries a new battery for $29. These battery replacements normally cost $79.
Now Apple has confirmed that users will be able to turn off this battery management feature on their iPhones in the future. This will be made available via a software update. The news of this was recently revealed by Apple CEO Tim Cook in an interview with ABC News.
The update will also give users more information about the health of the battery in their iPhone, they will be able to see if the battery needs replaced.
Early in 2018, we will issue an iOS software update with new features that give users more visibility into the health of their iPhone’s battery, so they can see for themselves if its condition is affecting performance.
As yet there are no details on when this new software update will be released, as soon as we get some more details we will let you guys know.
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