How to Check Your iPhone's Battery Health

  Matt Cone       January 24, 2021      Tutorials iPhone Hardware


If your iPhone’s battery life seems to be getting shorter and shorter, it might be time to check your iPhone’s battery health. All iPhones ship with batteries that are designed to last for years, but depending on how you typically recharge your iPhone’s battery, the battery’s capacity can be reduced early leading to shorter battery life. Checking your iPhone’s battery health can help you keep an eye on things and make sure your iPhone’s battery isn’t defective.

Here’s how to check your iPhone’s battery health:

  1. From the iPhone’s home screen, tap Settings.

  2. Tap Battery.

    Check iPhone battery health

  3. Tap Battery Health.

    Check iPhone battery health

  4. Your iPhone’s battery health is displayed on the screen, as shown below.

    Check iPhone battery health

Tips for Maintaining Your iPhone’s Battery Health

Here are some tips for maintaining the health of your iPhone’s battery:

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