Battery Monitor

One thing Android devices are not known for is having stellar battery life, but most of us can live with that because of all the other amazing things it can do. We have all come to the realization we need to monitor our battery life, and see exactly what is eating it up throughout the day, but what about the new folks who don't know how to do this, they are missing out. Well, with just a few simple steps you can monitor your battery life as well, and gain a better understanding of what is draining it, and look for some ways to help improve it.

  1. Open device settings
  2. Scroll to "about phone"
  3. Click on "battery use"

Next to each process that is using battery for your device you will notice that it will show a percentage of its use, generally the display is near the top, depending on how bright you have your screen set. With this information you can see what applications and processes are eating through your battery, and adjust your usage to allow for better battery life.