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I'm looking for ways, similar to coconutBattery for OS X to figure out current health of battery for iOS devices.

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As far as I remember from my 2g the only way to get this information is to jailbreak and use pmset from the device –  mspasov Apr 8 '12 at 15:40
    
more info on pmset please? –  REDGAR Apr 8 '12 at 16:29
    
@REDGAR check my answer, there is an easier way. –  mspasov Apr 19 '12 at 16:21

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Found an easier way. Jailbreak your phone and install BatteryInfo Lite. It's a free, ad-sponsored application. Tested on iPhone 3gs, iPhone 4 and iPad and it works. BatteryInfo Lite provides the following useful information:

  • Temperature
  • Capacity (current, design, maximum)
  • Charge Level
  • Cycle count
  • Voltage
  • BootVoltage
  • Battery Serial number
  • Model number

Here is a screenshot of the application running on my iPhone 4.

BatteryInfo Lite screenshot

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works like a charm ! –  diimdeep Apr 26 '12 at 15:37
    
Doesn't seem to work on iOS 8.1.1 - does anyone have an alternative? –  Colin Dec 22 at 6:21

I dont't want jailbreak, after search by Google finally I found iBackupBot 4.0 works for me (from http://www.icopybot.com/blog/check-ipad-iphone-battery-charge-cycle-count-without-jailbreaking.htm):

  1. Connect your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to computer, then launch iBackupBot.
  2. Select your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch in Devices window, then click More Informations in right side window
  3. iBackupBot will pop up a window to show many informations about your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch, include the battery charge cycle count, battery campacity and more
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