View Battery Status - Samsung Galaxy S® 5

Check out this Battery Tips and Tricks video for more info.

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.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. Tap Battery.
  3. Review the battery manager for usage (e.g., Screen, Cell standby, Android System, etc.).
    Note Percentage indicates the remaining battery life and/or charging status.
  4. Tap the battery history graph.
    Note The Battery history graph displays the time since it was last charged to 100%.
  5. Review the history details.
    • Mobile network signal
      Note Signal strength has an effect on battery life.
      Green
      Very Good
      Gray
      Good
      Gold
      Moderate
      Yellow
      No Signal
      Red
      Scanning
      White
      Radio Off
    • Wi-Fi
      Note Wi-Fi radio is on or off.
      Blue
      On
      White
      Off
    • Awake
      Note Running tasks or apps, however the screen is not necessarily on.
      Blue
      On
      White
      Off
    • Screen on
      Note Indicates the screen is visible, not in standby.
      Blue
      On
      White
      Off
    • Charging
      Note The charging line shows periods of partial charging since the last complete charge.
      Blue
      On
      White
      Off

 

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