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the latest mobile software update for Apple iPhone, contains a lot of , but some of them have already proven to be less popular than others. In fact, You may want to turn it off.
Other than the newThe biggest complaints about iOS 16 have been about the battery percentage icon, which has returned to the status bar for the first time since the iPhone X.
Or not,. Second, many iPhone users did not like the way it was redesigned. Fortunately for both groups, Apple is planning to fix both issues with its impending iOS 16.1 update.
Although the software updates have not yet been released to the public, Apple’s iOS 16.1 developer beta generally clarifies the features and fixes that will be included in the full official release of the software for everyone.
Here’s what you need to know.
What’s new in the battery status meter on the iPhone?
iPhones are used to include the exact percentage of your battery in the status bar. But after the release of iPhone X, which file– The black bar at the top of your device that houses the speaker and camera – There wasn’t enough screen real estate to conserve battery percentage in the status bar, so Apple scraped the feature.
Sure, you can swipe down from the top right of a fileTo display the exact percentage in Control Center, but that means you can’t look at the battery percentage from the inside Which application or from the home screen. And it is almost impossible to measure the exact percentage of the battery icon only, which is not good if your iPhone is about to die.
iOS 16 re-enters the battery percentage number again in the status bar, inside the current battery icon.
What iPhones Didn’t Get a Battery Percentage Scale?
Not all iPhone users using iOS 16 will see the new battery percentage feature in the status bar, which is frustrating for some. Although there is no official statement as to why certain models were excluded from the feature, it appears to be due to the low pixel density of some devices, and the lack of space for others.
In this way Apple support page-The following models do not support the feature:
The only way you can view the battery percentage on iPhones that don’t support the new feature is to either add a battery widget to the lock screen/home screen or swipe down from the top-right corner of the iPhone to display the battery percentage next to the battery icon (instead of inside it).
However, the new battery percentage feature is coming to the iPhone XR, iPhone 11, and iPhone Minis with iOS 16.1, which was released last week to developers.But it should be released to the general public soon enough.
What’s Wrong With The iPhone Battery Scale Design?
Not everyone is happy with the new battery percentage icon design. While the same battery percentage always appears in the status bar on supported devices, the same battery icon always shows as full, whether the phone is idle, charging, or in low power mode – only the color changes. So it can be a bit confusing if you look at it.
The only time the design really changes is when the battery reaches 20% or less — the battery icon then appears as depleted, or about a fifth full, and turns red.
on twitter, Mikael Johansson Mockup showing battery icon change along with percentage. Thousands of people liked the tweet and many agreed that it was an improvement over the existing design.
Apple will redesign the battery percentage meter with iOS 16.1
Apparently, Apple listened to criticism from iPhone users and redesigned the battery percentage icon with iOS 16.1, which is currently in the second beta for its developers. As the mockups Johansson posted showed, many people preferred the battery icon being drained, along with the percentage.
And that’s exactly what Apple is changing the battery icon to, as you can see in the tweet below posted by Federico Fezzi. Instead of just the percentage dropping, the battery icon design also drains, making it easy to see how full (or empty) your battery life is.
iOS 16.1 is expected to be released to the general public sometime this year, but if you want it now,.
How to add battery percentage back to status bar in iOS 16
Regardless of your thoughts on the design, you should at least risk the battery percentage advantage if your iPhone supports it.
To view the battery percentage in the status bar of your iPhone, all you have to do is upgrade to iOS 16. You can wait for your iPhone to alert you with a popup notification, or force an update manually by going to Settings > general > system update.
Once updated, you’ll see the percentage in the battery icon in the upper-right corner of your screen – from anywhere on your iPhone. This way you can keep a close eye on when your iPhone is turned off or about to run out of battery, and when you should start charging it.
Although the setting is turned on by default, you can go to Settings > battery and switch on Battery percentage An option to make sure it works. When your device is charging, the battery icon will turn completely green, to show you the percentage, while in low power mode, the battery icon will turn completely yellow, but again with the percentage inside.
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