iOS 15.4.1 & iPadOS 15.4.1 Updates Fix Battery Drain Issue

Mar 31, 2022 - 3 Comments

iOS 15.4.1 update

Apple has released iOS 15.4.1 and iPadOS 15.4.1 for iPhone and iPad, the update addresses an issue that was causing battery drain for some users, so if you’ve felt like your battery life has not been as great recently, you may want to install the update sooner than later. Some other small bug fixes and security improvements are also included in 15.4.1, making the update recommended for all iPhone and iPad users.

Additionally, Apple released macOS Monterey 12.3.1 for Mac to address an issue where Bluetooth devices and game controllers were disconnecting from the Mac.

How to Download & Update to iOS 15.4.1 or iPadOS 15.4.1 on iPhone & iPad

Always backup iPhone or iPad to iCloud, Finder, or iTunes before beginning any software update.

  1. Open the “Settings” app on the device
  2. Go to “General”
  3. Choose to “Software Update”
  4. Select to “Download and Install” for iOS 15.4.1 or iPadOS 15.4.1 on your device
  5. iOS 15.4.1 update

The updates will require the iPhone or iPad to reboot to complete installation.

Optionally, users can choose to update using Finder on a Mac or iTunes on a PC, or by using IPSW firmware files downloaded from Apple.

iOS 15.4.1 IPSW Download Links

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iPadOS 15.4.1 IPSW Download Links

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iOS 15.4.1 / iPadOS 15.4.1 Release Notes

Release notes accompanying iOS 15.4.1 update are:

This update includes the following bug fixes for your iPhone:

– Battery may drain more quickly than expected after updating to iOS 15.4 (or iPadOS 15.4)

– Braille devices may become unresponsive while navigating text or displaying an alert

– Made for iPhone hearing devices may lose connection within some third-party apps

For information on the security content of Apple software updates, please visit this website:

Mac users will also find an update to macOS Monterey 12.3.1, watchOS 8.5.1 for Apple Watch, and Apple TV users will find a tvOS 15.4.1 update available as well.

Did installing iOS 15.4.1 or iPadOS 15.4.1 update help your devices battery? How’d the update go for you?


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Posted by: Paul Horowitz in iPad, iPhone, News


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  1. Onyeamechi Rebecca says:

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  2. JohnIL says:

    Well, I have not noticed improvement in battery life on my iPad 9th gen with the 15.4.1 update? I do think my iPhone 13 has improved a bit. Apple also said performance would improve which I have not noticed either. If I am honest, I think my 9th gen iPad performs about the same as the 6th gen I traded in? Kind of feel like hardware gains are erased by OS bloat these days.

  3. T. Armstrong says:

    Why can’t these dumb fudges get it right the first time? These constant updates are, at the very least, annoying at best. If Steve jobs was still alive and running the company he would have FIRED these incompetent cretins a long time ago. This is ridiculous!

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