Check battery level on your Pixel phone

You can see how much battery your phone has left. When it's charging, you can see how long until your battery will be fully charged.

Important: Some of these steps work only on Android 9 and up. Learn how to check your Android version.

Show battery percentage in status bar

  1. Open your phone’s Settings app.
  2. Tap Battery.
  3. Turn on Battery percentage.

Check battery life & use

  1. Open your phone's Settings app.
  2. Under Battery, see how much charge you have left, and about how long it will last.
  3. For details, tap Battery.
  4. For a graph and list of battery use, tap Battery usage.
    • ​​To see or change how a listed app uses battery, tap it.
      • For some apps, you can restrict background battery use.
      • For all apps, we recommend you keep battery optimization on.
    • To see services as well as apps, tap System usage since last full charge.

Note: Rounding can keep listed amounts from adding up to 100%.

See how long until full charge

  1. Plug in your phone. Give it a moment to see how fast it’s charging.
  2. Open your phone's Settings app.
  3. Under "Battery," see how much charge you have left, and about how long until a full charge. 

Learn more about charging your phone.

Add the battery widget to your Home screen

You can use the battery widget to check the battery info for your Pixel phone and nearby connected devices.

Important: The battery widget is available on Android 12 and later and works with devices that report battery info using Bluetooth or Google Fast Pair Service. Learn how to check your Android version.

To add the battery widget:

  1. On a Home screen, touch and hold an empty space.
  2. Tap Widgets.
  3. Tap Battery.
  4. Touch and hold the battery widget.
  5. Slide the widget to where you want it. Lift your finger.
  6. To resize the widget, drag the dots.
  7. When you're finished, tap outside the widget.

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