How to Check Beats Battery on iPhone: Step by Step Guide

Eric Chan

Headphones, Bluetooth speakers, wireless earbuds and other audio devices have practically become an extension of one's iPhone or iPad in recent years. Since these devices have their batteries, it's crucial knowing how much juice is remaining on them. The practice enables you to prevent unpleasant circumstances such as running out of power while listening to music or during a video conference. Fortunately, there are several ways to check the battery status of Bluetooth devices paired with your iPhone. This guide will help you learn how to check beats battery on iPhone.

Methods for Checking Beats Battery Level on iPhone

Method 1: On your PowerBeats Pro Device

Your Bluetooth headphones Beat device has an indicator light that tells you whether or not you've used all your battery life. The indicator light is located on the left earphone.

  • White light –means you have up to 12 hours of battery life
  • Red light – means less than one hour of battery left
  • Blinking red light – the battery is running out.

Method 2: Using apple watch

How to Check Beats Battery on iPhone

You can check the battery level on your Apple Watch if it's paired with your PowerBeats.

  • Swipe up the watch face on your Apple Watch.
  • Go to the Command and Control Center.
  • Tap on the Apple Watch battery icon.
  • The PowerBeats battery level will now be shown next to it.

Method 3: Check battery level using the control center on your iPhone

Here are the step-by-step instructions for checking the Bluetooth device's battery level through the Control Centre.

  • Step 1: Ensure that the wireless earphones device is paired to the iPhone. If your iPhone has a lock screen, you will first need to unlock it and swipe down from the upper right corner to access the Control Center.
  • Step 2: In the top right corner, you will notice the battery level indicator for the connected device. Regrettably, it does not display the battery level percentage in numbers. You will need to make an estimated assessment based on the battery icon.

Method 4: Check connected Bluetooth devices Battery level on iPhone home screen

With iOS 14, you no longer depend on the Today View screen to browse the app widgets. You can add the batteries widget on the iPhone screen too. Here are the steps for adding a Battery widget on the home screen.

  • Step 1: Navigate to the iOS Today View screen and long-tap the Battery widget. The system will then go into jiggle mode. Drag the Battery widget to your home screen. The app icons will make room for the new Battery widget.
  • Step 2: You may also add the Battery widget from your iPhone's home screen. Long-tap any app icon to enter iOS jiggle mode. Tap the plus symbol in the top left corner to reveal the widget menu with supported installed applications.
  • Step 3: Scroll down to and tap on the Battery option. Choose the widget size and add it to your iPhone's home screen. You may now check the battery levels of connected wireless earbuds on your iPhone directly from the home screen. Isn't that wonderful!

Method 5: Check battery levels from Today View

Use the Battery widget in the iOS Today Menu to show the precise battery life percentage of the connected Bluetooth device.

With iOS 8, Apple brought widget support on the iPhone. With the iOS 14 upgrade, the firm is pushing the widget experience on the iPhone to the next level. The iOS 14 operating system allows you to add a widget to the home screen, resize widgets, and even construct a stack of widgets in the iOS Today menu and the home screen. Besides, the Battery widget in iOS 14 allows you to view the battery level of all connected devices on your iPhone. The following are step-by-step instructions for adding a battery widget to the Today View and Home Screen.

  • Step 1: Unlock your iPhone, then slide left on the home screen to see the iOS Today View interface.
  • Step 2: Long-tap any widget to put the iPhone into jiggle mode. Tap the Plus icon in the top left corner to reveal the widget menu with supported installed applications.
  • Step 3: Scroll down to and tap on the Battery option. The system will prompt you to select one of three battery widget sizes: Small, Medium, or Large. We recommend a medium-sized battery widget for good visibility. At the bottom, click Add Widget.

The widget will display the battery percentage of the connected Bluetooth device and a device icon. If you use the large Battery widget, you may also see the name of the connected Bluetooth device.

Method 6: Using Siri

If you have Siri on your iPhone and your powerbeats pro are also paired to your iPhone, you can check the battery levels on your Beats wireless earbuds more quickly. First, say "Hey Siri" to activate Siri. Then follow up with, "What's the battery level on my PowerBeats Pro?" Alternatively, if you're using headphones, ask Siri your inquiry over the earbuds. She'll get back to you right away with the charge levels for both the case and the headphones.

Method 7: On the charging case

These wireless earbuds, like the AirPods, can charge in the case as long as the case itself is charged and displays a white light. When the light goes red, it implies that the case can no longer charge.

What to Do When Beats Battery Status is Missing on iPhone Widget

Fix 1: Remove and add back the battery widget

i). To add a battery widget on your iPhone home screen

  • To edit the black space on your iPhone, press and hold it. Then, tap on the Plus icon from the upper left corner of the screen.
  • Next, choose the Battery widget from the list, and then choose your Widget Size and Style. Finally, tap Add Widget.
  • Tap on Done to save, and Your Widget is on the Home screen.

ii). To add a battery widget in Today's Widget on an iPhone,

  • Navigate to the Today widget screen on your iPhone, scroll to the edit button, and tap it.
  • Then, from the upper left corner of the screen, tap on the Plus (+) icon, followed by the Battery Widget option.
  • Once you select Widget size and style, Tap on Add Widgets option.

If the battery level for Bluetooth headphones is missing on your iPhone, the first thing you must do is delete and re-add the battery widget. It's a simple process;

  • Step 1: Swipe from left to right on the iPhone screen (Until you see the Widget Screen).
  • Step 2: Scroll down to the very bottom of the Widget Screen.
  • Step 3: Select "Edit."
  • Step 4: Look for "Batteries."
  • Step 5:  Remove "Batteries."

If you don't see Batteries, likely, the Batteries widget hasn't been added yet. Tap on the (+) icon next to Batteries to add the Batteries.

  • Step 6: Tap "Done."

Return to the home screen by closing the tab. To add a battery widget to your iPhone, follow these steps instructions.

  • Step 1: Swipe from left to right on the iPhone screen.
  • Step 2: Swipe up until you get to the bottom of the screen.
  • Step 3: Click "Edit."
  • Step 4: Now, you will see Batteries on the second side of the screen.
  • Step 5: Tap the Plus button next to Batteries.
  • Step 6: Tap "Done" at the upper right of the screen.

Fix 2: Reboot your iPhone.

The next thing to do is reset the iPhone after installing the Batteries widget. When you restart the iPhone, the whole system will shut down then restart. Small problems that may be affecting your iPhone's Battery widget can be readily remedied in this circumstance.

If your iPhone's Widget Screen is stuck and not showing on display, we recommend rebooting your iOS device as well as your headphones. Then, pair up again and try checking using the steps below.

For iPhone 8, iPhone XS Max, iPhone X, iPhone XR, and iPhone 11(Pro max) and later:

  • Step 1: Quickly press and release the Volume Up key.
  • Step 2: Quickly press and release the Volume Down key.
  • Step 3: Press and hold the Side button until the Apple logo shows on the screen.

For iPhone 7 and 7 Plus:

  • Step 1: Press and hold the Volume Down and Power buttons until you see the Apple logo, then release.

For iPhone 6S, iPhone SE, and older models:

  • Step 1: Hold down the Home and Sleep/Wake buttons simultaneously until the Apple logo shows on the screen.

Fix 3: Reset all settings.

Unfortunately, the battery level for your Bluetooth headset can still be missing on the iPhone; therefore, we recommend reverting the iPhone's settings. However, changing the settings one by one is time-consuming and tedious. So, to make your job easier and faster, we'll teach you how to Reset All Settings with a single tap.

  • Step 1: Launch the "Settings" app.
  • Step 2: Select "General."
  • Step 3: Locate and open "Reset."
  • Step 4: Finally, click "Reset All Settings."
  • Step 5: You will be prompted to input your iPhone Passcode for security reasons.#
  • Step 6: Confirm the Reset All Settings option.
  • Step 7: The iPhone will then reset.

Fix 4: Update your iPhone.

You haven't updated your iPhone yet, have you? Don't worry; you'll learn how to upgrade the iPhone in this troubleshooting. Updating your iPhone is crucial to avoid difficulties with iPhones in everyday life, such as battery levels missing for your iPhone's headphones. Essentially, it's a normal issue that can be resolved in a matter of minutes, though when a major bug hits your iPhone, it's quite tough to remove. As a result, it is preferable to update to the most recent iOS version.

  • Step 1: Open the "Settings" app.
  • Step 2: Select "General."
  • Step 3: At the bottom, you'll find "Software Update."
  • Step 4: Select "Software Update."
  • Step 5: When prompted, tap "Download & Install."

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