Why is it important to check your iPad's battery health and how to do it?

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Why is it important to check your iPad's battery health?

Knowing the battery health of your iPad is crucial for its optimal performance and longevity. By regularly checking the battery health, you can ensure that your device lasts longer and functions smoothly. It allows you to identify any potential issues and take necessary steps to maintain or improve the battery life.

How can you check the battery health on your iPad?

Apple provides a built-in feature on iPhones that allows you to check the battery health easily. This feature however is not included in the Apple iPad Models.

We can help you calculate this by using a work around. To see if the iPad is in need of a battery replacement.

Step 1: Open the Settings app

Locate the Settings app on your iPad's home screen and tap on it to open.

Step 2: Go to Battery settings

Scroll down and find the "Battery" option in the Settings menu. Tap on it to access the battery settings.

iPad No Battery Health

As you can see there is no battery health option displayed.

To manually check this we will need to dig deeper into the iPad settings to find out this information.


Step 3: Go to the Privacy & Security Tab

Then click on Analytics & Improvements option shown below.

iPad Analytics

Make sure the "Share iPad Analytics" option is enabled.

If this is off you will need to enable this and wait 24 hours before continuing with the guide.

iPad Privacy Option

 Before moving to the next step make sure to install the shortcut widget from this link using your iPad. This will add an extra option into the share menu to make finding the battery health easier to read.


 iPad New Function


Step 4: Now click into the Analytics data option

You should see a bunch of reports about the iPads status.

iPad Reports

From there you will need to tap onto the top Analytics report to get the latest stats.


Step 5: Now click into the Analytics data option

After clicking into the report you can press the share icon and then tap the battery stats icon.

iPad Reports


Step 5: The Widget will now calculate how much battery health you have remaining.

Battery Health

What does the battery health information mean?

The battery health information provides you with important insights into the current condition of your iPad's battery. It includes the maximum capacity and peak performance capability.

The maximum capacity indicates the overall health of your battery. A higher percentage means your battery is in good condition, while a lower percentage indicates a degraded battery.

The peak performance capability shows whether your iPad supports peak performance management. If your battery has degraded significantly, your device may automatically reduce its performance to prevent unexpected shutdowns.

How to interpret the battery health information?

If your iPad's battery health is above 80%, it is considered to be in good condition. However, if the battery health is below 80%, it may be time to consider a battery replacement.

If the peak performance capability is disabled, it means your battery has significantly degraded, and you may experience performance issues. In such cases, replacing the battery can improve your iPad's performance.


Checking the battery health on your iPad is essential for maintaining its longevity and performance. By following the simple steps mentioned above, you can easily access the battery health information and take appropriate actions to ensure your iPad continues to serve you well.

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