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How To Show Battery Percentage On iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone Xr, iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max

Choosing between the green bar and the numerical percentages that show you how much battery the iPhone has is more like a preference matter. Whether you have an iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone Xr, iPhone Xs, or iPhone Xs Max any of these two options will take up approximately the same space within the status bar. So, you cannot exactly argue that you’re trying to declutter that area. But you can argue, however, that when you choose to show battery percentage you get to know the level of battery with great precision.

It is one thing to assume what the green bar means and a completely different thing to see the battery percentage on iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, iPhone Xr and iPhone 8 with your own eyes and read it without any guesses or estimations. Regardless of what option you are now using, it cannot hurt knowing from where you can make this adjustment. Grab your Apple device and start exploring its settings. We will show you how to tell how much battery on iPhone Xr, iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max or iPhone 8 has, through a series of very specific instructions.


To make the battery percentage show up on iPhone Xr, iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max or iPhone 8/ 8 Plus display…

  1. Turn on your phone;
  2. Head to its main Settings menu;
  3. Go to the section labeled as General;
  4. In there, tap on the Usage submenu;
  5. Look for the Battery Percentage and tap on it to turn this feature On.


Believe us, once you follow the 5 simple steps from above, you’ll see that the display shows the battery percentage on iPhone Xr, iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus Home screen. The old tiny icon will now be replaced with numerical percentages that are easier to look at and that will give you the ease of mind that you know exactly how much battery you have left.

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