How to Display Battery Power Percentage in iPhone (All Models)

Always showing the battery percentage in the iPhone 6 or 6 plus (earlier versions too) is good to know how much power/charge the battery is having. Even though by default the battery icon shows the power state by filled colors, but displaying the percentage in numbers will give more idea. This helps while charging the iPhone, the percentage number can indicate how fast the battery is getting charged or how long it may take to complete 100%. Here is a simple guide which shows how to enable this feature and show battery power percentage in iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, applicable for 4, 4s, 5 and 5S where iOS 8 is running.

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Steps to Show Battery Power Percentage on iPhone 6 and Plus

1) This might be the default view when this feature is not enabled.

Normal view As you see, the battery icon is filled with the color which indicates the state of battery but no numbers.

2) Go to Settings of iPhone and select General.

4) Tap on Usage

Usage 5) Slide and enable the Battery Percentage option as shown below. You can see the battery power percentage in the notification bar of an iPhone 6 as soon as you enabled it.

enable battery percentage in iPhone 6


6) Here you go, the percentage status will come with numbers in the notification area. Which clearly say what percentage of charge the battery is having. As said earlier, this will work on earlier models too like iPhone 5S and 5.

Hope this simple guide would be useful.

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    eBook Bisnes Online June 30, 2015 at 3:06 pm

    I never had chance to use apple product, but i’m thinking maybe in the near future to start change my smartphone to iPhone

  2. As someone who recently made the jump from Android to iPhone, thanks for this simple guide which is probably common sense to seasoned iPhone users :). Not being able to see my battery % was driving me nuts!

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