Apple iPhone Battery Problems? Here’s how to check battery status and other info
Last update: June 21, 2022, 2:34 p.m. HST
Apple’s iPhone is one of the most popular smartphones, with over a billion people using iPhones around the world. Of these, many are using older iPhone models, which tend to have battery issues once they get old.
Apple, fortunately, provides users with detailed information about their battery status, which they can check to see if their battery is in good condition or if they need further assistance. Checking the battery status on iOS is very easy, users just need to follow the given steps to examine their battery status:
- Go to Settings > Battery
- Faucet Battery health.
This will display information about your iPhone’s battery capacity, peak performance, and whether your battery needs service. Besides battery health, the battery section on iOS offers more information:
Information and Suggestions: You can see information about conditions or usage patterns that are causing your iPhone to consume battery power. You may also see suggestions for reducing power consumption.
- Last debit: Indicates how the battery was last charged and the time it was disconnected.
- Battery level graph (last 24 hours): Shows battery level, charging intervals, and times when iPhone was in low power mode or battery was low.
- Battery usage graph (last 10 days): Shows the battery usage for each day.
- Activity graph: Shows activity over time, broken down by whether the screen was on or off.
- Screen on and screen off: Shows the total activity for the selected time interval, when the screen was on and off. The Last 10 Days view displays the average per day.
- Battery usage by app: Displays the proportion of the battery used by each application in the selected time interval.
- Activity by app: Displays the usage time of each application in the selected time interval.
Users can also tap on time intervals to see battery information specific to a day or time. Apple also mentions that the iPhone battery should only be serviced or recycled by Apple or an Apple Authorized Service Provider.
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