How to check the battery level of your iOS device?

We can use the batteryLevel property of the UIDevice class for this. It will return a float:

float myFloat = [[UIDevice currentDevice] batteryLevel];

If you’d like to print this in a UILabel you’ll have to convert it into a String Object like so:

self.myLabel.text = [NSString stringWithFormat:@"%f", myFloat];

For this to work battery monitoring needs to be enabled, perhaps in the viewDidLoad method. Otherwise the returned value will be -1.0:

[[UIDevice currentDevice] setBatteryMonitoringEnabled:YES]; 

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