How to Check Your Apple Watch Battery Health

Here’s how to check your Apple Watch’s battery health and get tips on maximizing its lifespan.

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Check your watch’s battery health from the Watch app

Your watch’s battery health is an important factor in determining how long your watch will last. There are a few different ways to check your watch’s battery health, but the easiest way is to do it from watch app

To check your watch’s battery health from the Watch app:

1. Open the Watch app on your iPhone.
2. Tap on the “My Watch” tab.
3. Tap on “General.”
4. Tap on “About.”
5. Scroll down to “Battery Health.”
6. Here, you will see a percentage that indicates your watch’s overall battery health. A higher percentage means that your watch’s battery is in good health, while a lower percentage means that your watch’s battery may need to be replaced soon.

Check your watch’s battery health from the Settings app

Launch the Settings app on apple watch Scroll down and tap Battery. You’ll see your battery’s current level as well as an estimate of how much time you have left before you need to charge it. Tap Battery Percentage to turn on or off the battery percentage display.

Apple Watch uses a lithium-ion battery, which retains up to 80% of its original capacity over 18 months with normal use. If you frequently use apps that require a lot of processing power or if you leave your watch in Low Power Mode for an extended period of time, your watch’s battery life will be shorter.

Tips to Improve Your Watch’s Battery Health

One of the most important factors in maintaining apple watch is to keep an eye on your battery health. By knowing how to check your battery health, you can take the necessary steps to improve it. In this article, we will show you how to check your battery health and offer some tips on how to improve it.

Keep your watch face simple

One of the best ways you conserve battery life on your Apple Watch is to keep your watch face as simple as possible. The more complications, or mini-applications, you have running on your watch face, the more battery power your watch will use. If you don’t need to see all of that information at a glance, then it’s best to remove it from your watch face. You can always add it back later if you need it.

Another way to improve your watch’s battery life is to turn off any unnecessary features that you’re not using. For example, if you don’t need the always-on display feature turned on, then you should turn it off. This feature will help improve your watch’s battery life because the watch won’t have to use as much power to keep the display lit up.

Of course, one of the most important things you can do to preserve battery life on any device is to make sure that it’s running the latest version of its software. When Apple releases new updates for WatchOS, they often include improvements and bug fixes that can help improve battery life. So, make sure you keep your Apple Watch up-to-date with the latest software.

Use Power Saving Mode

When your Apple Watch battery is running low, you can use Power Saving Mode to extend the life of your battery. Power Saving Mode turns off features that aren’t needed at the moment, and it can be turned on manually or set to turn on automatically when your battery reaches 20%.

To turn on Power Saving Mode manually:
1. Open the Settings app on your Apple Watch.
2. Tap Battery.
3. Turn on Power Saving Mode.

If you want Power Saving Mode to turn on automatically when your battery reaches 20%, follow these steps:
1. Open the Settings app on your iPhone.
2. Tap Battery > Battery Health.
3. Turn on Optimized Battery Charging.

Use Auto-Lock

WatchOS 5 introduced a new feature called Auto-Lock, which will automatically lock your Apple Watch when it’s been inactive for a period of time. This is similar to how iOS locks your iPhone when it’s been inactive for a while.

To turn on Auto-Lock, open the Settings app on your Apple Watch and tap on General. Scroll down and tap on Auto-Lock. Choose a time period: 30 seconds, 1 minute, 5 minutes, or 15 minutes. I recommend choosing 1 minute.

Once Auto-Lock is enabled, your Apple Watch will lock itself when you’re not using it. You can still view the time and other information on the watch face, but you’ll need to enter your passcode to do anything else with the watch. This is a great way to conserve battery life when you’re not using your watch.

When to Get Your Watch’s Battery Replaced

Checking your Apple Watch’s battery health is a good way to see if it needs to be replaced. You can do this by going to the Settings app on your watch, tapping Battery, and then tapping Battery Health. If your watch’s battery health is below 80%, you should get it replaced.

Check your watch’s warranty

Before you do anything, check to see if your watch is still under warranty. If it is, then take it to an Apple Store or an Authorized Service Provider and let them deal with the issue. They will likely give you a new battery at no cost.

Check your watch’s AppleCare+ coverage

If you have AppleCare+ for your Apple Watch, you might be able to get a replacement at no charge if your battery holds less than 80 percent of its original capacity.

To check if you have AppleCare+, open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone and tap the watch tab tap general > About. If you see “No AppleCare+ Coverage,” your watch doesn’t have coverage. If you have an AppleCare+ plan, it appears under “AppleCare+ Coverage.”

Use Apple’s out-of-warranty service

Apple Watch batteries are designed to retain up to 80% of their original capacity at 1000 complete charge cycles. If your battery is below 80% capacity, you may notice a difference in your Apple Watch’s performance. For example, your watch may take longer to charge, the battery may not last as long as it used to between charges, or you may see a decrease in the overall runtime of your watch when using certain apps.

If your watch is still under Apple’s one-year limited warranty or AppleCare+ extended warranty and the battery is retaining less than 80% of its original capacity, Apple will replace the watch for free. If you don’t have warranty coverage, replacing the battery yourself is relatively easy and only requires a few simple tools. You can also take your watch to an Apple Authorized Service Provider or the Genius Bar at an Apple Store and they will replace the battery for you for a fee.

If you decide to replace the battery yourself, make sure you purchase a genuine Apple Watch replacement battery from a reputable source. There are many third-party replacement batteries available online that are significantly cheaper than purchasing directly from Apple, but there is no guarantee of their quality. It’s also important to note that opening up your watch will void its warranty, so if something else goes wrong after replacing the battery, you won’t be covered by Apple.

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