How to View Battery Usage By App in Android Marshmallow

Battery life is one of the foremost concerns of many smartphone users, and getting the most out of your phone’s battery is especially important when you don’t have many options to recharge the device during the day and you rely on your phone for important matters.

One of the biggest factors in proper battery management is determining which activities are the biggest drain on your battery so that you can take steps to reduce the amount of battery that those activities use.

Our guide below will show you how to find out which apps on your Android Marshmallow phone are using the majority of your battery life.

How to See Which Apps Use the Most Battery on a Samsung Galaxy On5

The steps in this article were performed on a Samsung Galaxy On5, in the Marshmallow version of the Android operating system.

The information that you will find on the screen below will show you which of the apps on your device are the biggest drains on your battery life. In my case, and in the case of many other users, much of your battery life is probably being used by your screen.

Step 1: Open the Apps tray.

open the apps tray in android marshmallow

Step 2: Select the Settings app.

open the settigns app on a samsung galaxy on5

Step 3: Scroll down and touch the Battery option.

how to find battery usage info in marshmallow

Step 4: Tap the Battery Usage button.

how to see battery usage by samsung galaxy on5

Step 5: Scroll down to the Recent battery usage section. The percentage shown to the right of each app or phone process indicates which percentage of your battery life has been used by that app or process.

view battery usage statistics in android marshmallow

Now that you know how to view battery usage by app in Android Marshmallow, you can use this information to determine which of your apps is the biggest drain on your phone’s battery.

Would you like to make your battery charge last as long as possible? Learn about ultra power saving mode in Android Marshmallow and see if that extraordinarily efficient battery mode is right for you.

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