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iPhone gets battery percent meter and internet goes CRAZY! Check out these hilarious tweets

iOS 16 update brings the battery percent meter to iPhones and most iPhone users go crazy with their reactions on social media. Know all about it here.

By: HT TECH
| Updated on: Aug 09 2022, 11:09 IST
Apple WWDC 2022: Top 10 iOS 16 features coming to your iPhones
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1/10 Customizable lock screen for iPhones: Apple has substantially upgraded the iOS lock screens with features such as ability to create and edit custom lock screens, add filters, change font styles. This is the biggest lock screen update on iPhones since the launch of iOS itself. (Apple)
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2/10 Wallpaper Gallery: Apple has introduced lock screen gallery in iOS 16. It will have a plethora of wallpapers that users can choose from. Various apps like weather will also provide a live wallpaper feature. (Apple)
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3/10 Widgets: Apple has also refreshed widgets and you can now enable them on your lock screen itself. From Music, Weather, to Smart Stack, you will now be able to bring all your important apps’ widgets to your lock screens. Now, you can even create custom lock screens and match them to your Focus modes. (Apple)
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4/10 Messages: The Messages app has also received a major update with some long-requested features. You can now unsend messages and even have the option to edit already sent messages! Isn’t that amazing? Oh, and SharePlay now works in Messages too. (Apple)
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5/10 Maps: Apple Maps has been updated to support visual look-around. Apple has introduced the multi-stop functionality to Maps as well as seamless integration with Apple Wallet. (Apple)
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6/10 LiveText: LiveText: One of the most popular Apple features, LiveText also has been improved. You can now use LiveText in videos as well as other apps. (Apple)
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7/10 Dictation: Dictation on Apple has just got smarter thanks to machine learning. You can now select a text and use dictation to edit it, or type an entire paragraph with your voice. The keyboard stays open to seamlessly shift between voice and touch. It even includes emoji detection and punctuation detection! (Apple)
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8/10 Notifications: iOS Notifications has also received some much-needed updates. Notifications will now be categorized from the bottom, keeping the lock screen cluster-free. (Apple)
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9/10 Visual Lookup: Visual Lookup has been improved. You can now tap and hold an object for Visual Lookup as well as send that object to someone as a message. (Apple)
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10/10 Mail: The Mail app has been updated. It now has several excellent features such as un-send mails, follow up, remind me later, and more. (Apple)
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iOS 16 brings the much awaited battery meter to the iPhone. (via MacRumours)

iOS 16 is still a work in progress and as the new beta versions keep coming, we get to see the new features that will grace the iPhone in the coming weeks. Surprisingly, the latest beta of iOS 16 brings an experimental feature that has got the Internet pumped up. No, it is not a customisable homescreen similar to Android – it is a battery percent meter! iPhone users around the world are overjoyed to see the battery percent meter making it back to the iPhone. The feature is a simple one but it seems to have made quite an impact on regular iPhone users.

Based on the screenshots shared by users who are trying out the developer beta of iOS 16, the battery percent meter is back on the iPhone, albeit with a few changes. Similar to several Android phones, the battery icon now consists of the percentage text. On the iPhone models with the display notch, this allows one to have a battery meter and the percentage sign along with the Wi-Fi status icon and others.

iPhone gets battery meter back with iOS 16

The battery percentage meter can be enabled by heading into the Settings app and from the Battery section. Sadly, unlike Android, users won't be able to choose the style of the battery meter. That said, users will no longer need to swipe down the Control Center every time to keep an eye on the battery life.

There is a catch though – not all iPhone models will be getting the battery percentage feature. So far, iOS 16 beta users have found this feature only on the iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and all other new iPhone models, except for the following ones – iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 13 Mini, and iPhone 11. Some iPhone XR users have also complained for not seeing the feature.

Hence, it seems that the battery percent meter will only come to the 6.1-inch and 6.7-inch iPhone models that feature the OLED display.

Obviously, the internet was ready to share its opinion in hilarious ways. “Biggest Breakthrough in Our Lifetimes: iOS 16 Will Have Battery Percentage OH MY GOD,” says FrontPageTech. “Apple adds battery percentage in the battery icon on iOS 16 beta 5 and everyone blows their mind (smiley emoji) it's the simple things in life they say,” said another user. But the most hilarious one has to be the following one.

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First Published Date: 09 Aug, 11:09 IST
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