View Battery Status - Nexus 7

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, navigate: Apps Apps icon > Settings Settings icon > Battery Battery settings icon.
    Note Located at the bottom in portrait mode or the right in landscape mode.
  2. Tap the battery history graph.
    Note The Battery history graph displays the time since it was last charged to 100%.
  3. From History details, review the following:
    • Cellular network signal
      Note Signal strength has an effect on battery life.
      Green
      Very Good
      Gray
      Good
      Gold
      Moderate
      Yellow
      No Signal
      Red
      Scanning
      Blank
      Radio Off
    • GPS on
      Note Location services are on or off.
      Green
      On
      Blank
      Off
    • Wi-Fi
      Note Wi-Fi radio is on or off.
      Green
      On
      Blank
      Off
    • Awake
      Note Running tasks or apps; however, the screen is not necessarily on.
      Blue
      On
      Blank
      Off
    • Screen on
      Note Indicates the screen is visible, not in standby.
      Green
      On
      Blank
      Off
    • Charging
      Note The charging line shows periods of partial charging since the last complete charge.
      Green
      On
      Blank
      Off
  4. Tap the Back icon Back icon (located in the lower left).
  5. From the Use since last full charge section, review the estimated battery usage of systems/apps (e.g, Screen, Cell standby, Android System, etc.).
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