How to Fix Battery Percentage Not Showing on iPhone

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“My battery usage information doesn't show. It's been like this since iOS 11. I'm currently on iOS 11.3 and it's still not displaying.”

As popular as the iPhone is, it is not without its problems. Some of its problems can be fixed by simply waiting for the problem to go away. Other times the problem is very simple and has a few issues to be fixed. One of these problems can be your battery percentage not showing on the device. Not knowing how long the battery will last can be quite frustrating. But like with most iPhone problems, this one has quite a few potential solutions. This article will share with you the solutions you can try.

Tip 1. Check the Settings on the iPhone

Before you think your device is damaged, it could simply be that you have set the battery percentage to off in settings and therefore you are unable to see the battery status. Follow these simple steps to check;

Step 1: Open the settings app on your iPhone and then tap on “General.”

Step 2: Tap on “Usage” and then check under “Battery Percentage.” If it is set to “OFF” move the slider to change it.

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Tip 2. Remove “Batteries” from Settings and Re-add it

If it is turned on under “Settings” and you still don’t see the battery percentage, try the following;

Step 1: Swipe right to left to access the Lock Screen.

Step 2: Scroll to the bottom to tap “Edit.”

Step 3: Tap on the red “minus” icon to the left of the batteries widget and then tap “Remove.” Tap on “Done.”

Step 4: Go back to the Lock screen again and tap on the “+” button next to the batteries icon to re-add it. Tap “Done.”

Step 5: Reboot the device and see if battery percentage shows up.

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Tip 3. Reset the Customizes Features of the iPhone

If the above solutions still don’t work for you, you may want to reset all customized features. To do that, follow these simple steps;

Step 1: Open the settings app on your iPhone.

Step 2: Tap on General.

Step 3: Tap on “Reset.”

Step 4: Tap on Reset All Settings.

This will remove all your settings including wallpapers, accessibility settings, and stored Wi-Fi codes but will leave all your data intact.

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Tip 4. Fix it with the Control Center

If the battery icon still doesn’t appear on your device, you can try to close the Control Center. Try opening and closing the Control Center several times to see if this fixes the problem.

Tip 5. Fix iPhone System with a Professional Tool

If everything you’ve tried so far hasn’t worked, your iOS system may have a bug that’s causing the problem. In this case you want to try and use a tool that can fix your iOS System to normal. One of the best third-party tools to use is iMyFone iOS System Recovery, a tool that is designed to fix any problem you may be having with your device.

The following features make it the ideal tool to fix this and other iOS related problems;

  • It can be used to fix various issues with your iPhone including an iPhone that is stuck on recovery mode, DFU mode or even on the Apple Logo.
  • It comes with two modes; standard and advanced mode each designed to fix any problem of any severity.
  • It can be used to exit recovery mode in a single-click.
  • The standard mode can fix a device without data loss.

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Download and install iMyfone iOS System Recovery to your computer and then follow these simple steps;

Step 1: Launch the program and connect the iPhone to the computer using USB cables. In the main interface, select “Standard Mode.”

Step 2: Click “Start” and a countdown will begin. Follow the instructions on the screen to put the device in recovery or DFU mode.

Step 3: With the device in recovery or DFU mode, the program will prompt you to download the corresponding firmware. Click “Download” and wait for the download to be completed.

Step 4: Once the firmware has been downloaded, click “Start Fix” to allow the program to fix the device.

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The device should restart in normal mode as soon as the process is complete and hopefully the problem should be fixed.