When Apple announced the and its completely new design, the notch forced Apple to make a change that can lead to frustration. Your iPhone's battery percentage is no longer viewable at all times. Instead, it's somewhat hidden. With the , and using the same design, the same is true for the latest iPhone models.
There's good news, though! It's still possible to view your iPhone's battery percentage with just a swipe. Look at this:
Your iPhone's battery percentage is always available in the iOS Control Center, accessed by a swipe down from the top-right corner of your phone's display. You don't even have to enable anything in settings for it to show up. Just swipe down. Easy enough, right?
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Originally published Nov. 3, 2017.
Update, April 10, 2019: Adds new devices.