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How to Check AirPods Battery (2023)

Here's how to charge your AirPods and check the battery life of the device.

It only takes a couple of minutes for checking the battery levels of AirPods, from Apple Watch, from iPhone, or from the case itself. On paper, the AirPods guarantees 5 hours of music listening and 2 hours of telephone conversation on a single charge. It usually takes 15 minutes in the case to charge another 3 hours of music and over 1 hour of phone calls. In this guide, I will show you how to check the AirPods battery level on your iOS device.

How to Check AirPods Battery Level (2023)

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When the battery level of AirPods drops to zero, a tone warns of the shutdown of the device, but how do you check the charge levels before you get there? Even if there are indicator lights on the AirPods charging case, it is still not the best system if you want to know your AirPods battery power.

So today, in this article, I will be explaining how you can check AirPods battery level on your iPhone and Apple Watch.

How to check the battery percentage of the AirPods on iPhone

  • First, you need to unlock your iPhone if it is passcode protected.
  • Next, you have to go to the Today screen. The Today screen is found by dragging the home screen to the right. If you are using
  • VoiceOver, use the 3-finger gesture to the right.
  • On the today screen, scroll down and select the last button: Edit.
  • On the add widgets screen, under the other widgets heading, select Add Battery.
  • Tap the Finish button at the top right.
  • We have added the battery-related widget in Today View. To check the status of connected Bluetooth devices such as the Airpods
  • AirPods Pro, the charging case, you will have to go to the Today View.
  • In the Today View, you will find the recharge percentage of your devices so that you can recharge them when they are out of battery.

On Apple Watch:

AirPods battery levels can also be checked on the fly from an Apple Watch. Follow the steps given below on how to do that.

  • On your Apple Watch, swipe up on a watch face to bring Control Center.
  • Alternatively, if you are inside an app, you need to tap on the bottom edge of the screen and then drag up the Control Center.
  • After that click on the Apple Watch battery icon, which will show you the battery percentage.

That is all you need to know about how to check AirPods battery life on your iOS devices. In the meantime, do not forget to check out How to Find My AirPods, and How to Connect AirPods to MacBook.