How to Show Battery Percentage on iPhone?

If you are extensively using your phone, you must keep an eye on its battery usage. On Face ID supported iPhones, Apple has to accommodate many icons like cellular signal strength, WiFi, etc. on the status bar. And considering that fact, the way to show battery percentage on iPhone 12, 12 mini, 11 Series, and iPhone XR is a bit different.

No matter what iPhone model you have, we got you covered. Without further ado, let’s check it out.

How to Show Battery Percentage on iPhone 12, 12 Mini, iPhone 11, and XR

The process remains the same for iPhone 12 Pro, 12 Pro Max, 11 Pro, Pro Max, iPhone X, Xs, and Xs Max.

  1. Swipe down from the top right corner of the screen to open Control Center and view the battery percentage.See Battery Percentage on iPhone 11 Pro Max Control Center
  2. You can add the “Batteries” widget to Today View, and optionally pin it there if you want to see it all the time. This approach has the added benefit of showing your battery life on connected devices as well.Check Battery Percentage in Today View on iPhone
  3. Ask Siri what the battery percentage is on your iPhone.Ask Siri to Display Battery Percentage on iPhone 11 Pro Max
  4. Plug-in your iPhone to charge, and you’ll see the battery percentage on the Lock screen.

Plugged iPhone in charge, battery percent shows up on the iPhone lock screen

How to Show Battery Percentage on iPhone SE 2020, iPhone 8 or Earlier

On devices that have a Home button such as the iPhone SE (2nd generation), iPhone 8 or earlier and iPad, you can opt to see the battery percentage in the status bar.

  1. To enable this, go to Settings on your iPhone
  2. Tap on the Battery option.
  3. Toggle ON Battery Percentage. When you’re in Low Power Mode on your iPhone, the status bar will always show the battery percentage

Show the Battery Percentage on iPhone with Touch ID

Check iPhone Battery Level using Home Screen Widget

With iOS 14, you can add a battery widget to the iPhone home screen to keep an eye on the battery level.

  1. On iPhone running iOS 14, tap and hold empty space on the screen to enter edit mode
  2. Tap on the ‘+’ icon from the top-left corner. Tap on + Icon in iPhone Home Screen
  3. Then Tap on Batteries → Tap on Add Widget.Add Battery Widget to iPhone Homescreen
  4. Tap on Done to exit the edit mode. Now, you can see the battery level of your iPhone and other Bluetooth devices (like Apple Watch, Airpods, etc.) connected to it.Show iPhone Battery Level

That’s all, mate!

Summing Up

So, no matter which iPhone you have, it’s easy to view the battery percentage. This makes it convenient to monitor the remaining power on your device. If you’re looking to save your battery life, you might want to check out these apps. Let us know in the comments below if you’re looking for more tips about your iOS devices.

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