Samsung Galaxy J7 V / J7 (2nd Gen.) - View Battery Status

Note Apps and processes are listed from highest to lowest percentage of power consumption. Review any high or unusual battery drain.

  1. From a Home screen, swipe up then navigate: Settings Settings icon > Device care > Battery.
  2. Review the current battery status.
    Note Percentage indicates the remaining battery life, charging status.
    Note Charging status is only displayed if device is connected to a charger.
    • USB connected: Charging at lower rate.
    • Charger connected: Charging at standard rate, preferred method.
  3. Tap Battery usage (located to the right of the battery percentage).|
    Note The Battery history graph displays the time since it was last charged to 100%.
  4. View the history of battery usage.
    • Battery Usage line graph.
    • Color coded Mobile network signal bar graph.
      Note Signal strength has an effect on battery life.
      • Green: Very Good
      • Gray: Good
      • Gold: Moderate
      • Yellow: No Signal
      • Red: Scanning
      • Black: Radio Off
    • Color coded bar graphs for Wi-Fi, Awake, Screen on and Charging.
      • Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi radio is on/off.
      • Awake: Running tasks/apps, however the screen is not necessarily on.
      • Screen On: Indicates the screen is visible, not in standby.
      • Charging: Indicates when a device is plugged into a charger and charging.
        Note The charging line shows periods of partial charging (in green) since the last complete charge.
        • Blue: On
        • Black: Off