Is the same behavior present while in Airplane mode? Did you disable/uninstall all social media apps to ensure they are not the problem? How long have you owned the iPhone for?
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Hi EdAL, was just reading your post. Do you happen to have a Setting > Battery in the iPhone 5c? I happen to have one but I'm on a iPhone 6s+ with iOS 9.2 so we may vary a little on what's in the Settings?
Anyway the setting shows Battery & Percentage that's being used for various apps. This seems to be very accurate in showing what percentage of the battery is being used by what app or function. Which may give you an indication of what is drawing and how much on the battery.
This link from Apple seems to indicate there was a problem with iPhone 5 batteries, and where they were offering some sort of replacement. I don't know if it pertains to your iPhone 5, but may be worth a look.
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I noticed that Facebook was taking a large share of the power.
I removed Facebook and it still lost power
When turned off.
I'll follow up on the potential of their relaxing the battery.
Thanks again. EdAL
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Good point. The iPhone 5 and 5C have very similar battery designs, since the two phones are essentially identical away from the build material and an upgraded mobile radio in the 5C.
It does sound like the phone needs a software reset or a battery replacement from use.
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