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Galaxy S8 And Galaxy S8 Plus: Hide Battery Percentage (Guide)

Are you getting frustrated with the battery percentage appearing on your Galaxy S8 status bar? Whilst it can be useful to know the exact remaining battery on your Galaxy S8, some users are happy with a simple battery icon instead. It can be frustrating when your status bar is filled with unnecessary icons like the battery percentage symbol. Fortunately, it is possible to hide the battery percentage icon on the Galaxy S8. In this guide we will provide tips on how you can hide the battery percentage symbol so that it doesn’t clutter up your Galaxy S8 status bar.

Once the battery percentage icon is displayed on your status bar, it can quickly get in the way of other notification icons. It’s very easy to switch off the battery percent icon. We’ll provide some tips on how you can remove the battery percentage icon below.

With the battery percentage icon, the standard battery icon, the symbol for an alarm, a BlueTooth icon and a single notification, your status bar is almost completely filled up. It’s no wonder why some users want to know how to hide the Galaxy S8 battery percentage icon from the status bar.

To remove the battery percentage icon on your Galaxy S8, please follow the steps below:


How to Hide Battery Percentage on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus:

  1. Open the Samsung Galaxy S8 settings app.
  2. Scroll through the settings app and tap on the ‘Battery’ option.
  3. Once in the Battery menu, tap the toggle next to ‘Percentage’ to move the toggle to the OFF position.


You should now notice that the battery percentage icon no longer appears in your status bar. The default battery icon will still be in your status bar so you’ll still be able to get a rough estimate about how much battery you have left on your device.

We hope this guide has helped you to remove the battery percentage icon on your Galaxy S8.



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