iPhone models have a battery health feature that gives you a clear view of how battery capacity is depleting over time, and provides tools to optimize battery health and slow down the aging process. While this is a reasonable indicator of battery life, you can also assess the health of your iPhone battery by checking the charge cycle count – look at the logs. The battery cycle count is essentially the number of times the battery has been completely drained and then fully charged again.

A cycle count is not complete until the iPhone has completely drained 100% of its battery. So even if you charge your iPhone while the battery is draining, a cycle will only complete when the iPhone is completely drained.

How to Check iPhone Battery Charge Cycle Count

Like all batteries, [iPhone](https://www.gadgets360.com/tags/iphone) Batteries are also consumables, and their capacity will gradually run out over time. If the battery is too weak, users may notice reduced battery life and reduced iPhone performance.according to [Apple](https://www.gadgets360.com/apple), normal batteries are designed to retain up to 80% of their original capacity over 500 full charge cycles when operated under normal conditions. To check if you have reached this milestone, users can follow the steps mentioned below. Battery logs are only accessible if the user has enabled analytics sharing. To check if analytics sharing is enabled, you can check from here – Privacy > Analytics & Information.

  1. On your iPhone, go to app > Privacy > Analytics & Improvements.

  2. click analyze data View an alphabetical list of log files. Scroll down to the last file that starts with “log-aggregated”.

  3. Select this file and copy everything inside. You can also share it on any application you like, but keep in mind that these log files contain a lot of content.

  4. Paste the entire log file contents into the Notes application that comes preinstalled on all iPhones.

  5. Click the action icon in the upper right corner and select ‘Find in Notes’

  6. search ‘Battery Cycles‘ and the number displayed after the word is the number of charge cycles for your iPhone.

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