Battery Percentage in 3.0?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Advil, Jun 20, 2009.

  1. Advil macrumors 6502a

    Oct 4, 2008
    I have the 16 gig 3g running 3.0 and I don't have the option to show the Battery percentage in the General > Usage menu. anyone know why? or how I can get it?
  2. harry20larry macrumors 6502a


    Aug 14, 2008
    buy a 3G-S
    One of the perks that apple left for the now premium product
  3. jmann macrumors 604


    Dec 8, 2007
    bump on a log in a hole in the bottom of the sea
    It is a 3G S feature only. It would be there if you had a numeric battery enabled via jailbreak pre 3.0.
  4. D3lta macrumors 6502a

    Feb 27, 2008
    Cupertino, California
    It's an exclusive feature to the 3G S. Please do a search, this has been asked a billion times.:rolleyes:
  5. Ntombi macrumors 68040


    Jul 1, 2008
    Bostonian exiled in SoCal
    Yes. It's because it's not a 3.0 option, it's a 3G S option.
  6. dukebound85 macrumors P6


    Jul 17, 2005
    5045 feet above sea level
    gaaawwwwwd what a stupid perk

    lame they keep it only to the 3gs

    would i like it? yea but hells no if ill upgrade just for that dtupid thingy
  7. Advil thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Oct 4, 2008
    sorry i couldn't think of what exactly to search.

    seems dumb to only include that in one phone.. looks like another reason to upgrade
  8. devilhunter macrumors newbie

    Jun 20, 2009
    Its an official Feature of the new 3GS, but that doesn't mean that it doesn't work on the older iPhones/iTouches.

    I'll quote myself on what i've written in the last battery percentage topic.

    I've been testing this on my 2G for two days now, and it works good.

    Thats the idea from Apple to other users on buying new things.
    Disabling Functions on older Hardware to send users on buying new Hardware. But thats the spirit for selling new things that most people don't need. Looks like Apple took some lessons from the big M here...

    Nice one, Apple, for leaving out working options in order to make other people buy your newest gimmick.

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