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How to show battery percentage on iPhone 12

When you have iPhone it’s very important to see the percentage of the battery. If you have been using an old edition iPhone for a long time and suddenly changed it to a new edition one, you may have noticed that there is no battery percentage displayed in the status bar. iPhones from model X to the latest ones are provided with the Face ID feature, so they have a wide notch at the top.

This means that there isn’t enough space to show the percentage of the battery. However, iPhone models till X one had the feature of displaying the battery percentage, iPhone 12 already doesn’t have this option displayed in the status bar. Fortunately, for your convenience, there are a few ways that may help you to check how much battery is left on your device, so, keep on reading.

What is a battery percentage indicator on an iPhone and what you need it for

A battery percentage indicator on an Apple device, is an indicator that displays how many percents of the battery have been left on your phone. Almost all iPhones have this icon in the status bar to give users an opportunity to check their battery usage without exiting the apps in use. This feature can help you to know when you should stop using a power-consuming app or when you need to put your phone on charge.

How to have battery percentage displayed on an iPhone 12

If you want to have your battery percentage displayed on iPhone 12, there are a few methods:

Scroll to see the battery percentage

If you want to view the battery indicator, you may do that by opening the control center to see the battery indicator. To do that, you should scroll down from the top right corner of your phone, and the battery percentage will automatically be displayed next to the battery icon.

The main benefit of this way is that it’s straightforward and not time-consuming, in addition to this, it’s even available to view the device’s battery percentage when it’s locked. You should keep in mind that it’s required to allow access in settings to be able to view the percentage when the phone is locked. To do that, you should head to Settings, then go to Face ID & Passcode and switch on the toggle for “Control Centre” in the “Allow access when locked” section.

Add a battery widget

Fortunately, since the iOS 14 has been launched, it’s available to view the phone’s battery percentages right on the home screen. Moreover, the widget gives you an opportunity to track the battery levels of all the connected Bluetooth devices. If you want to add a widget, you should follow the steps which would be mentioned in the section below:

  • First of all, you should click and hold an empty area on your phone’s home screen
  • After that, you should press on the + icon at the top-left corner of the screen.
  • Then, you should click on the Batteries widget in the Search Widgets section.
  • Next, you should select the widget size from the available options (small, medium or large).
  • To complete the process, you should pull and drop the widget wherever you want or click on “Add Widget” to drop it.

The main benefit of this method is that you can permanently view the battery percentage on your iPhone 12.

Ask Siri

Although not many people are using this feature, it’s still a good method to know the battery percentage if you like to communicate with Siri. At first, it’s required to start Siri. To do that, you should say “Hey Siri” or do a long click on the Side button on the right side of your phone. After Siri have been started, any of commands below can be used to view the battery percentage:

  1. How much battery do I have left?
  2. What is my battery percentage?
  3. Battery remaining?
  4. Percentage of battery?

Siri can read out the battery status or display it as text.

Start charging your iPhone

If you want to see the battery percentage displayed, you can start charging your phone by connecting the charger to it and the battery percentage will be displayed on the screen of your device. Keep in mind that the phone should be locked to let this solution work. The battery percentage also shows when you disconnect your iPhone 12 from the charger.

Use third-party apps

Most of these apps will display your iPhone’s current battery percentage in the app or in a widget. The main benefit of this method is that you can track your battery usage is that they show battery performance in detail.



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