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Check battery level

You can see how much battery your Android phone or tablet has left. When your device is charging, you can see how long until your battery will be fully charged.

Check battery life & use

  1. With 2 fingers, swipe down from the top of your device's screen. This opens your Quick Settings.
  2. At the Battery icon, see your current remaining battery percentage.
  3. For details, tap the Battery Battery. You’ll see:
    • How long until your battery dies
    • Graph of battery use since last full charge
  4. To see a list of apps that have used battery since the last full charge, with how much battery each used, tap More settings.

Tip: You can also check your battery from your device’s Settings app Settings and then Battery.

Check how long until full charge

After you plug in your device, give it a moment to see how fast it’s charging. Then:

  1. With 2 fingers, swipe down from the top of your device's screen. This opens your Quick Settings.
  2. Tap the Battery Battery.
  3. You’ll see:
    • How long until full charge
    • Charge source, like “over USB”

Learn more about charging Pixel phones or charging Nexus devices.

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