Here's how iOS 11.3 handles an iPhone crash due to a bad battery

Here's how iOS 11.3 handles an iPhone crash due to a bad battery

So, how does the latest iOS 11.3 public beta handle an iPhone crashing due to a worn battery? Well, I happen to have an iPhone in the lab that is awaiting a battery replacement, and after stress testing it for a few hours I managed to cause a crash.

On restarting, you will see a notification informing you that This iPhone has experienced an unexpected shutdown. Heading over to Settings > Battery will show you this screen:

​iOS 11.3 showing that there's been a crash due to worn battery

iOS 11.3 showing that there’s been a crash due to worn battery

Clicking on that Disable… link brings up the following:

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Option to disable performance throttling in iOS 11.3

Choosing to disable performance throttling cannot be undone, although the throttling will be re-enabled if the device crashes again.

This is what you see after disabling performance throttling in iOS 11.3

This is what…

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