How to check the battery status on Echo Buds
Most wireless earbuds will last a few hours in your ear on a single charge and can get more juice through their charging case. The problem we often have, however, is knowing how much power we have left at any given time on the go. The good news is that it's easy to check on how much battery life your Echo Buds have so you know when to top them up. We'll show you how below.
Products used in this guide
- Battery Buds: Amazon Echo Buds (opens in new tab) ($130 at Amazon)
How to check your Echo Buds battery status in app
- Open your Echo Buds case and put the Buds in your ears.
- Open the Alexa app, and notice the Echo Buds quick settings.
- The quick settings tile will display the battery percentage for the Left Bud, Right Bud, and Charging Case.
- If you click on the quick settings tile to manage any of the Echo Buds other settings, the battery percentages will also be at the top of the Device Settings screen.
How to check your Echo Buds battery status with Alexa
- Take the Echo Buds out of their case and place them in your ears.
- Make sure you hear the audible tone that indicates they've paired with your phone.
- Ask Alexa "What is my battery status?"
- Alexa will then tell you the battery status of your Left Bud, Right Bud, and Charging Case.
See, we told you it was easy to check on the battery status of your Echo Buds! It's as simple as opening your Alexa app, or simply asking Alexa for the battery status. Now go enjoy your music.
Our top equipment picks
Now is a great time to pick up a pair of Echo Buds for yourself or a friend or loved one. Just make sure that you are subscribed to a great music streaming service that works with Alexa, such as Amazon Music or Spotify!
Best buds with Alexa
Solid battery life
The Amazon Echo Buds have pretty solid battery life, with 4-5 hours per bud and an additional 20 hours with the case. Plus, they can stream major services like Amazon Music and Spotify with a simple Alexa command.
The Amazon Echo Buds can last hours on a single charge, and you can easily check the battery status of the buds on the go through your Alexa app or just by asking Alexa. Don't forget that you can also just as easily change the EQ settings or the touch control settings in the Alexa app as well!
You'll want to make sure you have access to all of your favorite songs through your Echo Buds, so we recommend starting with one of these top music services.
Amazon Music (opens in new tab) (From $8 per month at Amazon)
Amazon Music Unlimited offers over 40 million songs, special exclusives, and tailored playlists and stations. If you're a Prime member you can get a few bucks per month off of your membership!
Spotify (From $10 per month at Spotify)
Stream the world's most popular music service through your Amazon Echo Buds.
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