Story by: fdaytalk.com
Apple is preparing a fix 'battery drain issue' affecting Apple Watch Series 9 and older models since the release of watchOS 10.1.
An internal memo sent to Apple Authorized Service Providers confirms that a fix is "coming soon," with no specific release date provided in the memo.
Reports of battery drain issues from users have come from various sources, including MacRumors Forums, Apple Support Community, Reddit, and other platforms.
The battery drain problem has garnered complaints from users on social platforms, impacting various Apple Watch models, including the Apple Watch Ultra 2 running watchOS 10.1.
One Apple Watch user shared battery drain issues, as their watch dropped 84% charging in less than 4 hours.
Martin Cooper on X, tweeted as "WatchOS 10.1 is killing the battery on my Apple Watch. 100% to 50% in less than 60 mins. Makes it unusable"
While its previous iOS update aimed to address bugs and introduce features like Double Tap, it inadvertently led to this battery drain issue, AOD low brightness, and Weather Complication.
It is expected that the issue will be fixed in an upcoming watchOS 10.1.1 update or in watchOS 10.2, which is currently in beta testing and expected to be released in December.