Written by Goulin Khoge
September 29, 2022

Add bluetooth headset battery's percentage in Ubuntu

⚠️ Disclaimer

This solution worked for me on Ubuntu 22.04. Follow this guide carefully as it could break the Bluetooth on your system.

Solution

  1. Edit the following file as root:
/etc/bluetooth/main.conf
  1. Add Experimental=true at the beginning of the file. It should look like this:
conf
[General] Experimental=true
  1. Reload the Bluetooth service:
bash
sudo systemctl restart bluetooth.service
  1. Save the file and quit the editor
  2. Install this GNOME extension: https://extensions.gnome.org//extension/3991/bluetooth-battery/
  3. Edit the settings so they look like this, especially the % Source column:

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