need recommendation: best battery monitoring app?

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  1. carylev

    carylev Well-Known Member
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    in reading thru the forums i notice that most users, when discussing their battery, are using some monitor which reveals percentage of battery juice remaining. i find the stock monitor in the status bar to be insufficient. what apps are you guys using that give you the best reflection of battery %/time remaining, indicate what's been using the battery, and most importantly do not eat up battery like a hog and make it not worth using?

    thanks!
     

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  2. 2010 ZR1

    2010 ZR1 Well-Known Member
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    I use Battery Indicator Pro, which is the paid version. You can try the free version first, which will also show battery %, but the paid version tells me how much time is left for light use, med use, heavy use, and constant use. It also allows me to disable the lock screen anytime, as well as while charging. Notifies me when battery is down to 40% and 15% by changing the notification color. It has a button to pull up the stock Battery Use menu, and is always displaying the % in the notification bar. Doesn't seem to be using a lot of battery though.
     
  3. w_bovine

    w_bovine Well-Known Member
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  4. Howard Packer

    Howard Packer Well-Known Member
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    I am using Battery Widget. Nothing fancy. Just gives battery left (in percentage with a battery icon). Better than guessing what the battery status is from the icon on the top bar.
     
  5. convarobin

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    Hey I use Indicator Pro application.its very nice and I suggest you to use its paid version and its helps you to increase you battery life.
     
  6. Harry2

    Harry2 Well-Known Member
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    +1 for Battery Indicator Pro

    Harry
     
  7. daddyd302

    daddyd302 Well-Known Member
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    I'm using Batterytime pro.
     

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