iOS 12 Battery Widget Missing on iPhone/iPad: Airpods, Apple Watch, iPhone

I have seen many iPhone users are complaining about the battery widget not showing on iPhone, battery widget not showing on Airpods, battery widget not working and more. When I updated my iPhone X a few days, it worked well, and all of sudden the same problem caught my iPhone too. It is very simple to fix battery widget not showing on iPhone/iPad. Sometimes it is resolved by a simple restart, and sometimes you have to perform a few steps.

Let’s get straight towards the solution and hope your iPhone’s battery widget works properly.

A device should be turned on to get updated Battery percentage or missing then check it first.

1 Battery Widget not showing on iPhone screen

Follow and Fix: Battery Widget Missing on iPhone/iPad

Solution 1: Battery Widget Removed after Reset

Let’s get How to add Battery Widget in iOS 12 or Earlier.

Step #1: Swipe all the way from left to right on Home Screen. That means Widget screen is the first home screen.

Step #2: When you see the Lock screen or unlocked screen, scroll down and tap “Edit”.

Step #3: Locate “Batteries” and tap on the red (-) mark to remove.

Step #4: Tap “Done” on the top right screen of the iPhone.

1 Battery Percentage not Showing on iPhone

If you haven’t added the battery widget, then from the same screen tap on (+) near to battery widget below “MORE WIDGETS” and add it. Again tap “Done”.

So this was our prior step to fix battery widget not working in iPhone iOS 12. Now we will re-enable the battery widget by following the same steps 1 and 2. After steps 1 and two proceed with the next guide.

Step #5: Tap on (+) on the batteries widget and on the same option you will see a strip through which you can rearrange the battery widget by dragging and dropping.

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Step 6: Tap “Done”.

One most important thing is you must disable “Battery Percentage” in iPhone. Here’s how you can disable battery percentage in iOS 12.

Step #1: Go to “Settings” and tap “Battery”.

Step #2: Toggle off the “Battery Percentage”.

Finally, we will reboot the iPhone/iPad


Manually Check Battery Percentage on Device:

For Apple Watch: Swipe up the finger to see apple watch control center from home or Watch Face screen.

For iPhone: You can also enable Battery percentage on iPhone top to see in the status bar at a glance

For AirPods: Ways to Check a Charge Status of AirPods. You must need iPhone, Mac that connected with it.

For Mac: Enable Battery Percentage on Mac.

For iPhone X/8/8 Plus

Step #1: Press and release the Volume Up key.

Step #2: Press and release the Volume Down key.

Step #3: Lastly, hold down the Side key and release when you encounter Apple logo on the screen.

For iPhone 7/7 Plus

Step #1: Hold down the Volume Down key and power key until the Apple logo appears on the screen.

For iPhone 6S/SE or earlier and iPad

Step #1: Press and hold the sleep/wake button along with Home button and release when you see Apple logo.

Once the iPhone reboots go and check if the battery widget is working as usual or not. Still battery widget is not showing in iPad then check out the next solution.

Solution 2: Reset All Settings

By mistake, if you have made some settings in iPhone which might be affecting the battery widget than it can be resolved by resetting all settings.

Step #1: Open “Settings” and tap “General”.

Step #2: Tap “Reset” and then tap “Reset All Settings”.

Step #3: Enter the passcode to proceed further.

Probably the battery widget missing iOS 12 would be solved by this fix.

Solution 3: Update the iPhone

None of the above works for your iPhone battery widget not showing iOS 12 then wait for the updates. Meanwhile, you can check if an update is available or not.

Step #1: Go to “Settings” and tap “General.”

Step #2: Tap “Software Update” and then Download and Install.

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Jaysukh Patel is the founder of howtoisolve. Also self Professional Developer, Techno lover mainly for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and iOS, Jaysukh is one of responsible person in his family. Contact On: [email protected] [OR] [email protected]

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2 comments

  1. Neither of your solutions worked
    iPhone XS
    iOS 12.1

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