How To Show Battery Percentage On iPhone Or iPad To Indicate Remaining Battery

If you are using an Apple iPhone or iPad, you might have noticed that your iOS devices are only displaying the remain battery as an icon with colors that drains from the right to the left as battery life decrease. By default, it doesn’t show the battery percent indicator on your iOS devices.

This default battery indicator makes us difficult to know the exact amount of battery life remaining on our iOS devices. For example: there is not much different between 60 and 70 percent of battery in the default battery indicator.

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It’s important to know how much battery does your iPhone or iPad has left. The best way to show battery percent indicator in iOS is simply switch on the “Battery Life Percent” or “Battery Percent” (depends on the version of iOS) feature in the Settings.

Show Battery Percentage On iPhone Or iPad In iOS 7 or iOS 8

The battery percent indicator will be displayed along with the battery icon, at top-right of your iPhone or iPad screen.

In order to turn on “Battery Life Percent”, go to Settings > General > Usage > and then switch on “Battery Life Percent” or “Battery Percent”.

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Your iPhone, iPad or iPod is now displaying battery percent, nearby the battery icon in the status bar.

You will immediately see the percentage value to appear behind the battery life icon in the status bar, at the top of your iPhone’s screen.

Show Battery Percentage On iPhone Or iPad In iOS 9

In the iOS 9, Apple has changed the way to turn on “battery percent indicator”. In order to do that, you must go to Settings > Battery > and then turn on “Battery Percent”.

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If you want to remove this percent indicator and return to the default battery icon, just turn the “Battery Percent” back to off.

In addition, enabling the battery percentage can also help us to diagnose software or hardware issues that may using too much battery life.

So, do you know how to show battery percentage on your iPhone or iPad to indicate remaining battery that your iOS device has left?