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iPhone Battery Percentage Stuck? 7 Solutions to Fix

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“Just today, I’ve noticed that the battery percentage of my iPhone 13 does not change while I’m charging. I decided to restart my phone and it was updated, but I’ve noticed again that it has been stucked again. Any suggestion to resolve this? Thanks.”

The iPhone is really amazing device, but sometimes, the phone can display truly bizarre issues. One of them is the battery percentage getting stuck, sometimes at 100%, 85% or any other number.

With the indicator stuck, you are unaware of whether your device is charged, charging or fully charged, and sometimes the device can run out of battery without any warning. It is quite annoying.

If this is happening to you, keep reading as we will share with you some effective solutions to fix iPhone battery percentage stuck issue and get the device working normally again.

Way 1: Set Date & Time Automatically

It is not clear why this solution works to fix this battery percentage issue, but a lot of users have reported that simply updating the date and time will fix it. Therefore, this is the most logical place to start. Also it is very easy to do.

Simply go to Settings > General > Date & Time and make sure that Set Automatically is turned on.

set date time automatically

Way 2: Turn Off and Turn On Battery Percentage

If resetting the time and date settings doesn't work, consider toggling the battery percentage off and on. This will work if the problem is a glitch in the battery settings.

To do that, go to Settings > General > Usage and the turn Battery Percentage off. Wait a few seconds before turning it on again.

turn off battery percentage

Way 3: Restart Your iPhone

The restart of your iPhone is also a great way to remove any software glitches and conflicting settings that could be causing the issue. To restart your iPhone;

  • For an iPhone 8 and later models: Press and quickly release the volume + button, then press and quickly release the volume - button. Then, press and hold the side button until the Apple logo is displayed.
  • For an iPhone 7 and 7 Plus: Press and hold the volume + and power button until the Apple logo appears. Then release the 2 buttons.
  • For an iPhone 6s and earlier model: Press and hold the power button and home button until the Apple logo appears. Then release the 2 buttons.

turn off and turn on iphone

Way 4: Run Out of the Battery

Why not use up your iPhone battery when your iPhone cannot show correct battery percentage? After draining up the battery, charge it to 100% and check whether the battery percentage can be changed correctly.

drain iphone battery

Way 5: Update iOS to the Latest Version

A new version of iOS will come with the necessary security update that can eliminate some stubborn glitches and repair issues such as battery percentage stuck. To update your iPhone to the latest version of iOS, follow these simple steps:

  1. Connect your iPhone to a stable Wi-Fi network and a power source.
  2. Go to Settings > General > Software Update.
  3. If an update is available, tap Download and Install and wait while the update is installed on the device.

update ios firmware

Way 6: Restore iPhone from iTunes

Most iOS issues including this one can be easily fixed by restoring the iPhone via iTunes. It is important to note that this process will cause data loss on your device. If you're OK with his, follow these simple steps to restore iPhone via iTunes:

  1. Open iTunes and connect the iPhone to the computer using the device's lightning cable. If you are working with a Mac run macOS Catalina 10.15, open Finder.
  2. Click on the iPhone icon when it appears in iTunes/Finder and then click on Summary or General to continue.
  3. Click on Restore iPhone and confirm your action by clicking on Restore again on the pop-up window.

restore ios system

Way 7: Fix iPhone Battery Percentage without Data Loss

If all the solutions above don't work to fix the iPhone battery percentage stuck issue, or you don't want to restore your iPhone in iTunes and lose the data on the device, you should consider using a third-party iOS system repair tool. The best one to use is FoneGeek iOS System Recovery. This tool is designed to reach even the most problematic iOS related issues and repair them very easily. The following are some of the features that make it the best tool for the job:

  • It can be used to fix all kinds of iOS related issues including a device that is iPhone stuck on Apple Logo, Recovery mode, boot loop, or even iPhone is disabled.
  • It will repair all iOS issues without causing data loss. Nothing on your iPhone will be lost or changed.
  • It supports all iOS device models including the newest iPhone 14/13/12 and all versions of the iOS including iOS 16/15.
  • It has a simple to use interface that makes the whole process of fixing the device easy even for the beginner user.


To show you how easy it is to use FoneGeek iOS System Recovery to fix an iPhone with battery percentage stuck issue, follow these very simple steps:

Step 1: Download and install the iOS repair tool on to your computer. Open it and in the main window, you should see a lot of options. Click on Standard Mode to select the tool we need for this purpose.

choose repair mode

Step 2: Connect the iPhone to the computer using the lightning cable. The device should detect the device.

connect ios device

Step 3: The program will then detect the device model and firmware version it is running. Click Download and the program will begin downloading the necessary firmware for the device. Wait while the firmware is downloaded.

download firmware

Step 4: Once the download is complete, the program will verify the downloaded firmware. You should see the progress of the verification process.

Step 5: Now click Fix Now and wait while the device is repaired. This process will take just a few minutes and the program will notify you when it is complete. The iPhone will restart in normal mode and the device should work smoothly after that.

fix now


These solutions are meant to help you fix iPhone battery percentage stuck issue. Let us know if the solutions worked and if there was any problem you experienced during or after the repair process, you can also let us know in the comments section below and we'll do our best to help.

Joan J. Mims

Joan J. Mims is interested in researching all tips about iPhone, iPad and Android. He loves to share useful ideas with all users.

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