If you have iPhone 13, iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13 Pro, or iPhone 13 Pro, you probably noticed that the convenient battery percentage doesn’t show in the status bar, and there is no way to add it.
Users that had an iPhone older than iPhone X and now moved to iPhone 13, might be confused about how to see their battery percentage.
Users hoped that the release of the iPhone 14 would bring the battery percentage back, and they were right.
With the release of the iOS 16 software update, the battery percentage feature was brought back, but it’s a bit different than what it previously looked like.
Now, the battery percentage is shown on top of the battery icon, and you don’t need to follow any workarounds as long as you have the iOS 16 update installed.
However, since not everyone liked the new UI that was launched with the iPhone 14, the good news is, that there are workarounds to see the exact battery life of your iPhone 13.
iPhone 13 offers several ways that you can check the exact battery percentage of your phone. For those that have downloaded the iOS 16 update, follow these steps:
The quickest and easiest way to see your battery percentage is to open the iOS 15’s Control Center.
To access Control Center on the iPhone 13:
Another easy way to see the battery percentage readout on your iPhone is to connect it to the Lightning charger.
After putting your phone to charge:
iOS 15 includes widgets that you can use to check the battery of your iPhone 13.
The first way is to activate the widget in the Today View. To do it:
After you’ve activated the widget, you can swipe left to right on the lock screen on your iPhone home screen to check the battery percentage.
The second way is to activate the Batteries widget on your home screen or another page on your iPhone:
Now you’ll be able to see your battery percentages on your iPhone 13’s home screen or another page you selected.
First, you need to activate Siri on your iPhone 13. If you have it already enabled, you can ask Siri to tell you the battery life of your phone.
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