It’s about Spotify app issues on iPhones with the latest two iOS versions: iOS 14.8 and iOS 15. These versions appeared thirteen and six days ago, respectively. Since then, many users have complained on social media and forums about the increased battery consumption. in his forum Spotify now acknowledges complaints.
The company says it is aware of the issues. It has now been moved to Spotify’s technical department, which is working on a solution. It is not yet clear when this solution will be available, but Spotify advises users to keep their iPhone app updated.
Tens of percent of battery per hour
Complaints range from slight consumption to extremely excessive battery consumption by Spotify, both during use and in the background. Some users have reported that tens of percentages of battery life disappear every hour.
When using Spotify, some users’ device may get very hot. iPads seem to have less problems.
On iOS devices, it’s easy to check which apps are consuming a lot of power. In Settings, there is an overview of battery consumption for each app under “Battery”. This can be viewed for the past 24 hours and the past 10 days. It also shows exactly how many minutes of this consumption were on the screen and how many minutes in the background.
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