SIMBL plugin for the Battery status indicator.
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BatteryExtra

SIMBL plugin for the Battery status indicator.

It makes the Battery status indicator work just like how it did back in Mac OS X Lion (10.7).

It supports macOS Sierra (10.12) and above.

Screenshots:

  • Show time:

Show time

  • Show percentage:

Show percentage

  • Show icon only:

Show icon only

  • Show time without icon:

Show time

  • Show percentage without icon:

Show percentage

How to install

  1. Install mySIMBL.
  2. Build from source or download the latest version.
  3. Open BatteryExtra.bundle with mySIMBL.
  4. Log out then log back in or run killall -KILL SystemUIServer from the command line.

Preferences

To only show the battery icon without the label when fully charged, execute the following command in the command line:

defaults write com.apple.menuextra.battery.plist HideLabelWhenCharged YES

To change it back run the following command in the command line:

defaults write com.apple.menuextra.battery.plist HideLabelWhenCharged NO

You need to restart the system for the changes to take effect.