Finally, Apple finally brought the battery percentage back iOS 16. Unfortunately, even though your iPhone supports iOS 16, it could not need this new feature.
As spotted by MacRumors, Apple recently updated a support document on its website which explains where to find the battery percentage on several iPhone models. On an iPhone 13 along with other models with Face ID, you can view the battery percentage by swiping right down to open the Control Center. The percentage appears in the very best right corner.
Once you install iOS 16 on an iPhone with Face ID, you may also make the battery percentage arrive in the status bar. To carry out so, head to Settings > Battery, and hit the toggle close to Battery Percentage. This can make the battery percentage appear in the battery icon in the status bar. Nevertheless, you may not see this toggle on your own iPhone.
In accordance with Apples support site, iPhone XR, iPhone 11, iPhone 12 mini, and iPhone 13 mini dont display battery percentage in the status bar. I still use an iPhone 11 as my daily driver, and the feature simply doesnt appear on my device, even with updating.
As of this moment, Apple has yet to provide an explanation as to the reasons this is actually the case. Its also unclear if these models will ever support this feature. In the event that you own the models in the above list, youll need to upgrade to start to see the battery percentage in your status bar.
Listed below are all the devices that support the brand new battery percentage feature in iOS 16:
- iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 13 Pro Max, iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro, iPhone 14 Pro Max
At least, hopefully Apple explains why some models arent included.
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