The battery percentage indicator is missing on iPhone 13, iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max status bar. This is absolutely normal and there is nothing wrong with your iPhone. In this article, I’ll explain EVERY single way you can view battery percentage indicator on iPhone 13, iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max.
Truth is, the battery indicator disappeared way far back since it’s not just the iPhone 13 series we’re talking about here — this includes every iPhone with a notch. Apple decided to remove the battery indicator from the status bar because the notch, the camera cutout at the top of your iPhone’s display that looks like a deformed black hole, cannot allow room for any extras there.
So, with no battery percent indicator in the status bar, Apple has provided alternative methods to check the battery percentage on the iPhone 13 or iPhone 13 Pro series.
In this article, I’ll walk you step-by-step on how to show battery percentage on iPhone 13, iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max.
Without further ado, Let’s dive into it!
How Do I view Battery Percentage On My iPhone 13, 13 mini, 13 Pro or 13 Pro Max?
Here are step by step instructions for how to show Battery Percentage indicator on iPhone 13, iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13 Pro, or iPhone 13 Pro Max.
1. Show iPhone 13 battery percentage using Control Center.
Without a doubt, the easiest way to check the battery percentage on iPhone 13, iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13 Pro or iPhone 13 Pro Max is through the Control Center.
Step 1: Open Control Center
Swipe down from the upper-right corner of your iPhone 13’s display in portrait or landscape mode to access Control Center.
Step 2: Check Battery Percentage
You should now see the hidden battery percentage along with other hidden status bar icons for Bluetooth and Location Services.
That’s it. You can swipe up from the bottom of the screen or tap the screen to close the Control Center.
2. Check Battery Percentage on iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro From Batteries Widgets
Another way to check your battery percentage on iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro series is by navigating to the Widgets section. The Batteries widget section will also show you the battery percentage of other devices like Apple Watch, AirPods and AirPods Pro.
In case you can’t see the Batteries widget in your Widgets section, simply do the following:
- Launch the Today View by swiping right on the lock screen or the first page of the home screen.
- Scroll down to the bottom of the Widgets section and tap Edit.
- Now, from the Add Widgets screen, under More Widgets just tap the button next to batteries to add the Batteries widget into your list.
- Once the Batteries widget has been successfully added, you’ll be able to view your iPhone 13 battery percentage straightaway. In addition, you’ll see the battery percentage of other connected devices, like your AirPods or Apple Watch.
3. Use Siri to check your iPhone 13’s battery percentage
Another way to view battery percentage indicator on an iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro series is by asking Siri. To get Siri to tell you the battery percentage, simply activate Siri by pressing and holding the side button or by saying “Hey Siri followed by “what’s my battery level?” It will promptly tell you the battery percentage.
4. View The Battery Percentage Indicator on your iPhone 13 While it’s Charging.
Another way to view the battery percentage on your iPhone 13 is to connect it to a charger, or place it on a wireless charger. When your iPhone starts to charge, it will display the battery percentage on your iPhone’s screen. You will be able to view how much battery has been charged whenever you wake your iPhone.
Bonus: Get A Detailed Battery Consumption Analysis in Your Settings App.
If you want to get detailed information such as your battery health alongside apps that are consuming most of your iPhone’s battery, simply head over to Settings >Battery to get full breakdown on your battery’s health (whether it requires replacement), apps that are draining most of your iPhone’s battery life, your screen time, setting time limits for productivity and more.
You can tweak a few settings within the Battery section to improve iOS 15 battery life.
We trust this guide has provided you with a range of options to show battery percentage on iPhone 13, iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13 Pro or iPhone 13 Pro Max. Now that you know how to view the battery percentage on your iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro series, we have 30+ Best iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro Tips and Tricks to help you master your new device. If you have any other questions about how to use battery percentage on your iPhone 13, let us know in the comments section below. We also have plenty of other articles that I suggest you check right now.