If you have recently purchased iPhone 13, iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13 Proor iPhone 13 Pro You may have noticed that there is no way to add a permanent battery percentage indicator to the phone’s status bar. Fortunately, there are several ways to fully check your iPhone’s battery life.
While some hope the iPhone 13’s smaller notch will allow iOS to show the phone’s battery percentage in the status bar, it looks like we’ll have to wait for the iPhone 14.
If you’ve upgraded to the iPhone 13 from an older device than the iPhone X, this change may make you wonder how to see your iPhone’s exact battery percentage.
How to Check Battery Percentage on iPhone 13
There are several ways to check iPhone 13 battery percentage, and we’ll guide you through four ways to see the battery life remaining on your iPhone.
Use Control Center
One of the quickest ways to check your iPhone 13’s battery percentage is via iOS 15’s Control Center.
To access Control Center on iPhone 13, iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13 Pro, or iPhone 13 Pro Max, swipe in from the top-right corner of the screen.
Look at the top right corner of your iPhone 13’s screen and you’ll see a full battery percentage reading.
Charge Your iPhone 13
Another quick method requires a Lightning cable and an outlet or wireless charger. While your iPhone 13 is charging, you can easily check the battery percentage.
With the screen off, press the Side button on the right side of your device to go to your lock screen. You will now see an accurate reading of your battery life.
If you have Siri enabled on your iPhone 13, you can quickly request information about your iPhone 13’s battery life.
You can turn on Siri on iPhone 13 by holding down the side button or using Hey Siri. Simply “How long is my battery life?” ask. and Siri will tell you exactly how much battery life is left.
You can also use iOS 15’s Widgets to check your iPhone 13 battery percentage.
The first method is via a widget in Today View. Here’s how to do this:
With this widget enabled, you can now check your iPhone 13’s battery percentage by swiping from left to right on the lock screen or home screen.
You can also place the Batteries widget on your home screen or any other page on your iPhone. Here’s how to do this:
It’s a little more intrusive, but you’ll now see your battery percentages on your iPhone 13’s home screen or whatever page you choose.