If you’ve had your Apple Watch for a long time, you might want to check its battery status to determine if it’s still performing well or if it needs to be serviced. Checking the health of your Apple Watch battery is simple, so let’s go over how to do it.
As you probably know, batteries don’t last forever. In fact, their performance slowly deteriorates over time. This applies to all battery-powered devices, which include the iPhones, iPads, MacBooks, and your Apple Watch. However, Apple makes it easy to check battery performance on all their devices. Therefore, if you feel like your Apple Watch isn’t lasting you through the day as it used to when you first got it, the battery health might be the reason here.
Read on to help determine if your Apple Watch is operating at its full potential by reviewing the devices battery health status.
How to Check Health of Battery on Apple Watch
Checking the battery health is a pretty simple and straightforward procedure across all Apple Watch models. Just follow the steps below to get started.
- Press the Digital Crown on your Apple Watch to access the home screen. Scroll around and find the Settings app. Tap on it to proceed.
- In the settings menu, scroll down and tap on “Battery” as shown in the screenshot below.
- Here, you’ll see your current battery percent. This is not the battery health. To check this, scroll down and tap on “Battery Health” located just above Power Reserve.
- Here, you’ll be able to see the maximum capacity or peak performance of your Apple Watch’s battery.
That’s pretty much all there is to it. Now you know how easy it is to check the battery health of your Apple Watch.
If you notice that the maximum capacity of your Apple Watch’s battery is less than 80 percent, you may need to get it serviced by Apple or you wouldn’t get anywhere close to the advertised battery life.