There is a small battery icon at the top-right corner of the Samsung Galaxy On5 which provides a rough estimate of your remaining battery life. This is helpful for broad information, but you might be looking for something that is a little more specific.
Fortunately there is a setting on the phone which can display your remaining battery life as a numeric percentage. This information is more specific, and can allow you to better plan whether or not you need to charge your Galaxy On5 now, or if you can wait a little bit to do so. Our guide below will show you how to find this setting and start displaying the battery percentage next to your battery icon.
Show Remaining Battery Life as a Percentage on an Galaxy On5
The steps in this article will change the battery settings on your phone so that the remaining battery life is shown as a percentage next to the battery icon. The steps in this guide were performed in Android version 6.0.1. You can read this article to see how you can check the version of Android that is currently installed on your device.
Step 1: Open the Apps folder.
Step 2: Tap the Settings button.
Step 3: Tap the Battery button near the top of the screen.
Step 4: Scroll to the bottom of the window and tap the button to the right of Percentage on status bar.
You should now see a number next to the battery icon in the status bar at the top of your screen.
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