How To: Add Batteries widget for Bluetooth accessories in iOS Notification Center

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For those who are using Bluetooth accessories with their iPhone, it can certainly be useful to add Batteries widget for Bluetooth accessories in iOS Notification Center and Widgets area.

The Batteries widget lets you see the current battery status for all your Bluetooth devices in Widgets screen and Notification Center. You can change the widget’s position just like for any other widget, plus it will only be displayed when Bluetooth is enabled and there are devices connected to your iPhone or iPad.

How to add Batteries widget for Bluetooth accessories in iOS Notification Center

To begin with, you will need to enable Bluetooth and connect at least Bluetooth accessory to your iPhone or iPad, if you want to add Batteries widget for Bluetooth accessories in iOS Notification Center and Widgets screen.

add Batteries widget for Bluetooth accessories in iOS Notification Center

Then, swipe down from the top of the screen to bring up the Notification Center. Scroll down to locate the ‘Edit’ option and tap on it.

add Batteries widget for Bluetooth accessories in iOS Notification Center

On the ‘Add Widgets’ screen, scroll down until you get to the ‘Batteries’ widget and tap on the ‘+’ button.

add Batteries widget for Bluetooth accessories in iOS Notification Center

Tapping on the ‘+’ button will make the ‘Batteries’ widget show up in the added list. Then, you can tap and hold on the hamburger button next to its name after which you just need to drag it upward or downward to change its position on the list.

If at some point you decide you no longer need the ‘Batteries’ widget you can go back to the ‘Edit’ screen and tap on the ‘-‘ button.

Nevertheless, the Batteries widget is certainly useful if you’re regularly using Bluetooth accessories with your iOS device. It makes it easy to know their battery status and recharge them at the right time.

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