There is no default option on Android phones and tablets to view Bluetooth device battery Indicator level. Moreover, there is a fewer number of Bluetooth devices that have a built-in battery life indicator in them; to name a few, only Samsung, OnePlus, and LG Bluetooth devices have built-in Bluetooth battery status indicators. If you are using Bluetooth devices connected with your Android phones or tablets, you need to check Bluetooth devices battery status on Android.
But why should you use Bluetooth device in the first place? Well, a new generation of smartphones is ditching traditional 3.5mm headphone jack. We have seen this in iPhone 7 and later iOS devices, and Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL also have bade farewell to 3.5mm headphone jack. This has created need for Bluetooth devices like speakers and wireless Bluetooth headphones. And while you are using these wireless Bluetooth devices, you need to keep an eye on their battery level. So, here is how to see Bluetooth headphones or Speakers battery status on Android smartphone.
How to Check Bluetooth Device Battery Status on Android Phone
In the following method, we are going to use a third-party Android app, which is compatible with Android 4.0 and above; moreover, the method works with devices that boast hands-free profile (accept and reject calls) or a GATT profile (low energy devices).
Step #1: First off, download and install BatON Android app from Google Play Store.
Step #2: Now you can connect your Bluetooth device (either a speaker or Bluetooth headphones or any other device you may be using) with your smartphone.
Step #3: When your smartphone is connected, launch BatON app.
This app will now show you Bluetooth battery level indicator of your connected Bluetooth device.
You can also see the battery level of Bluetooth device by bringing down notification shade.
Note that this app refreshes battery level every three hours automatically. If you want to check the battery level more often, you may follow the steps:
Step #1: Simply tap on hamburger menu (three dots) from top left corner while you are in the app.
Step #2: Tap on Settings
Step #3: Next, tap on Auto measure option.
Step #4: This will present you with ‘Measure frequency’ screen, where you can see different time durations like 15 minutes, 30 minutes, one hour etc.
You can select 15 minutes to frequently check battery level of Bluetooth device.
It is done! The app will refresh the Bluetooth device’s battery level every 15 minutes automatically.
Monitoring your Bluetooth device’s battery level is so easy!
The digital world is fast moving in the direction of wireless devices, and therefore, users have to keep an eye on the battery level of such Bluetooth devices. It goes without saying that users cannot think of their digital life without Bluetooth devices as technology giants believe in discarding wired communication. Would you like to use this method to check your Bluetooth device’s battery level? Share your feedback with us on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus.