The battery is a fundamental aspect of the iPhone and any smartphone on the market. And while it gets better over time and we have some great battery-saving tips, there are times when you’re probably we are running out of charge on the iPhone.
But what few know is that you can still do things with an iPhone turned off with the battery at 0%.
What Cool things can iPhones do? even when it’s Turned off?
How can the iPhone work without a battery?
It may seem like magic that an iPhone can run without a battery, and it’s all down to a strategy by Apple. When your iPhone turns off, it still has some battery left to continue activating certain functions, this is what Apple calls power reserve.
This is an extra battery that the iPhone saves so that you can perform certain tasks for at least 24 hours. Once this time has elapsed, this battery reserve is depleted.
The iPhone devices compatible with the “Power Reserve” mode of iOS are as follows:
- iPhone XS
- iPhone XS Max
- iPhone XR
- iPhone 11
- iPhone 11Pro
- iPhone 11 Pro Max
- iPhone 12
- iPhone 12 mini
- iPhone 12 Pro
- iPhone 12 Pro Max
- iPhone 13
- iPhone 13mini
- iPhone 13 Pro
- iPhone 13 Pro Max
Find it from the search app
Yes, you can locate your iPhone even if it is turned off and without a battery. Thanks to the Power Reserve function, you can locate your device from the Find My app you can even put it in lost mode or lock and erase it remotely.
Indeed, when you press the unlock button and the volume button to turn off your iPhone, a sentence appears indicating that the iPhone can be located even if it is turned off. Touch to see more information Apple allows you to disable this option if you prefer temporarily.
Use the Express Card
Apple has a feature called Express Card which is designed to use in public transport. This card that you can store in the Wallet application allows you to access transport services with no need to use Face ID or passcode it is much faster to access it.
But also, this function is fully operational even if our iPhone is running out of battery. In this way, we can continue to return home by public transport without fear of running out of battery.
Enter your home, your car, a hotel or at work
If the car can be opened from the iPhone, you have a smart lock Compatible with HomeKit and digital keys via NFC, the hotel you stayed in offers a key in the Wallet app or you have your work ID on your iPhone, you can also do all of this even if it no longer has of battery.
All these cards too can be added to express card and therefore they will also work even if you run out of battery. You can even add credit cards, although we don’t recommend this as they work without a security code. Android fan switches to iPhone and makes a list of things he hates and things he loves.
All these things you can do with your iPhone even if it has no battery, are great and very important functions. No one wants to be left away from home or without being able to open the car due to a lack of battery.