How To Check iPhone Battery Health?

how to check iphone battery health

Are you consistently dazzling why your battery is not lasting for the time it used to, or why your iPhone’s performance is reduced? If yes, then it can be because of poor battery health.

iPhones use lithium-ion batteries, and with every charge cycle, the health of the battery can gradually decrease.

Low battery health can be the root cause of the problems that you’re facing while using your iPhone. And in a situation where you are consistently dealing with battery and performance related issues in your iPhone, you must check your iPhone’s battery health.

Checking the health status of the battery in the iPhone is also a recommended thing to do if you are buying a secondhand iPhone.

On an iPhone, you can easily check battery health inside the settings app.

How To Check iPhone Battery Health?

To check iPhone Battery Health, follow these simple steps.

First, open the iPhone’s settings app.

Screenshot of iPhone Settings App

Now scroll down, and look for the battery setting in it. After finding it, open it.

Screenshot of Battery Setting in iPhone Settings App

This settings page will show some settings and data about the battery.

Here you will find one setting with the name “Battery Health & Charging.” Inside this setting, you will find information about battery health. So now open that setting.

Screenshot of Battery Settings Page in iPhone Settings App

Now you will see the maximum capacity of the battery available, which indicates battery health.

Screenshot of Battery Health & Charging in iPhone Settings App

This number shows how much battery capacity is available at the time. The closer this number is to 100, the healthier the iPhone’s battery is.

If the maximum capacity of the battery is below or near 60, then you should seriously consider replacing the battery. Replacing the battery is the only thing that can be done if the battery health is too low because battery health naturally degrades over time as you use your device, and you can’t undo it.

But there are a few things, you can do to slow down the battery degradation process like,

  • Turn on the optimized battery charging setting
  • Avoid using iPhone in extreme temperatures
  • Update iOS to the latest version
  • Avoid using your iPhone while charging

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