How to Check Your Apple Watch Battery

Do you know how to check the battery on your Apple Watch? If not, don’t worry – we will show you how! This is a quick and easy process that can be done in just a few minutes. Checking your battery level is an important part of taking care of your Apple Watch. In this blog post, we will walk you through the steps involved in checking your watch’s battery level and provide some tips for extending the life of your watch’s battery.

How to check your Apple watch battery?

There are a few ways that you can check your Apple Watch battery. One way is to simply look at the watch face. If the battery icon is red, then your watch’s battery is low and you should charge it as soon as possible. Another way to check your watch’s battery level is to use the Watch app on your iPhone. Simply open the app and select the ‘My Watch’ tab. From there, you will be able to see your watch’s current battery level as well as other important information about your watch. You can also view the battery life by swiping up the watch’s screen and then selecting the ‘Battery’ option. It will show you the current battery level and also give you an estimate of how long the battery will last.

What is the lifespan of an Apple watch battery?

The average lifespan of an Apple Watch battery is 2 to 3 years. However, this number will vary depending on how often you use your watch and what apps you have installed. If you find that your watch battery is dying faster than expected, there are a few things you can do to extend its life.

First, make sure you are using the latest version of watchOS. Apple releases regular updates that include battery-saving improvements. To update your watch, open the Watch app on your iPhone and go to My Watch > General > Software Update.

Next, take a look at the apps you have installed on your watch. Some apps are more battery intensive than others. If you don’t use an app often, consider deleting it to conserve battery life.

By keeping your watch from extreme temperatures and regularly cleaning the charging contacts, you can also help extend its battery life.

Finally, make sure you are not overcharging your watch. It is best to charge it overnight so that you don’t have to worry about it during the day. However, if you find that your watch is dying before the end of the day, try not to charge it more than once a day.

By following these simple tips, you can extend the life of your Apple watch battery and ensure that it lasts for as long as possible.

Are Apple Watch batteries replaceable?

The batteries in Apple Watch models are replaceable and can be serviced by Apple. If your watch is still under warranty, battery service will be covered. Out-of-warranty pricing varies by model and the brand of battery it takes.

To have your Apple Watch battery replaced, simply make an appointment at your local Apple Store or Authorized Service Provider. Be sure to backup your watch before taking it in for service. It’s best to let Apple replace the battery in your Apple watch because they have the official parts and tools, and are more likely to do the repair properly.

Apple has a number of strict quality control measures in place, and they only use genuine parts in their repairs. So if you try to go through a third-party repair shop, there’s a good chance that they won’t have access to the same parts, or that they may not be as careful with the repair process. This could lead to further damage or decreased performance of your watch.

Why my Apple Watch battery drains so fast?

The first thing to keep in mind is that all batteries are consumables. They will degrade and eventually die. The only question is how long that takes.

There are a few possible explanations for why your Apple Watch battery is draining so fast. One possibility is that you’re using more apps than you realized, and those apps are using more battery life than you expected.

Another possibility is that your watch isn’t charging fully, which can also cause the battery to drain more quickly.

Another possibility is that something on your wrist is causing the watch to use more battery life than it should. If you’re wearing a heavy bracelet or if there’s a lot of hair or other material caught in the band, it could be preventing the watch from charging properly and leading to faster battery drain. Try cleaning the band and monitoring how much battery life you get with different watch faces and apps to see if you can narrow down the problem.

If you’re having trouble keeping your watch charged, try turning down the brightness of your display, putting your watch in airplane mode when you’re not using it, and closing out of unused apps. If you follow these tips, you should see a noticeable difference in how long your battery lasts.

What kind of battery is in Apple Watch?

The Apple Watch battery is a custom-made lithium-ion battery. It’s rated at 205mAh, which is slightly larger than the battery in the iPhone 6 (which is 1820mAh).

The Apple Watch is a precision instrument and using a battery other than the one recommended by Apple could result in damage that is not covered under the warranty.

The lithium-ion battery in the Apple Watch is specifically designed for that product and it is designed specifically for that device and has been tested to ensure compatibility and safety. Using a battery that has not been certified could lead to overheating, fires, or even explosions. Additionally, using an unofficial battery could void your warranty, so it’s best to stick with the official battery from Apple.

Always remember that using a certified battery from Apple gives you peace of mind knowing that your device is being powered by a top-quality product.


Checking your Apple Watch’s battery is a vital part of keeping it in good working order. By following the steps outlined above, you can easily check your watch’s battery and ensure that it is always running smoothly.

And the lifespan of the Apple Watch battery can last very long with proper care. With average use, you can expect your Apple Watch’s battery to last around three years before it needs to be replaced. 

About the author, Phil Borges

Phil Borges is a battery aficionado. He's written extensively about batteries, and he loves nothing more than discussing the latest innovations in the industry. He has a deep understanding of how batteries work, and he's always on the lookout for new ways to improve their performance.