is deprecating Dark Sky and folding its features into Weather. So I installed Weather last night. This morning, it drained a full battery over the span of 3 hours. Turning off Location services made little to no difference. I'm reasonably confident that Weather was the culprit, because uninstalling and recharging stopped the drain. Bear in mind that I have an older phone, running iOS 16, but definitely test out Weather before you go anywhere you'll need to rely on your phone.

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So I'm pretty sure installing Weather started the problem, but uninstalling it didn't, on its own, stop the battery drain. To do that, I had to stop Search indexing and restart the phone. Now it seems to be consuming power at a normal rate again, even with Weather reinstalled. Unless you tell it not to, iOS 16 does a lot of indexing within apps, so my guess is that it got hung up on indexing something after I installed Weather the first time.

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