Batteries app update brings iOS 16’s battery percentage icon to Mac • iPhone Canada Blog
Developer Rony Fadel just rolled out an update for its popular Batteries app for macOS, which makes iOS 16’s new battery percentage appear inside the battery icon on the Mac (via MacRumors).
For those unfamiliar, Batteries for Mac is an app that lets you view battery percentages for an iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, or AirPods in the macOS menu bar.
Apple pushed the battery percentage into Control Center when the iPhone X with Face ID launched in 2018, as it saw the battery percentage disappear from the status bar.
With iOS 16, Apple integrated the battery percentage right onto the battery icon itself, without requiring users to swipe down to reveal Control Center to see exactly how much battery is left.
The updated Batteries app for Mac makes the battery percentage appear in the battery icon on the Mac for a consistent look across iOS and macOS (see screenshot above).
The existing battery indicator on the Mac can be turned off in the System Settings app under the Battery menu.
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