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Top Apps for Quick Charging, Monitoring and Improving the Battery Life on Smartphones

Most of us would find it extremely hard to imagine a life without our beloved smartphone. Smartphone and tablets devices have penetrated the very essence of our day-to-day activities. With increasing dependence on these devices, their importance in our lives is also increasing. However, one unavoidable truth about these important devices is the fact that they need a source of power to on, and this source of power is usually a rectangular battery attached with the device.

Batteries have to be recharged and replaced. The former is the economical choice in the case of smartphone batteries, charging smartphone batteries sometimes becomes a very tedious process. Moreover, charging might even increase the temperature of the smartphone and you can read our article on fixing overheating in smartphones to learn about the harm from such a condition. But the hassle of charging your phone, waiting and checking for the charging to complete etc. can all be avoided, using the following apps.

Battery HD

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The first thing a user notices about Battery HD is its beautiful interface, which looks very attractive in its bluish-transparent glory by default. The app mentions the Phone model along with information on the estimates of battery remaining for Music Playback, Internet Browsing, Video Playback, Talk Time etc. One link on the home page will take you to the Battery Settings of your device, another will show you different graphs for the battery charging voltage, temperature, usage etc.

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The settings page allows users to change the colours of the display in the home page. Users can also add a battery notification or add low battery alerts, plus include an alert for when the device is fully charged. There’s also the option of the app opening automatically when the Charger is connected and closing when disconnected.

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The users can move from the home page to other pages which will provide them with more information about the current battery status. One of the pages shows the time required to charge the battery on AC power, using USB etc., along with the battery left for Gaming, Reading GPS navigation and LED Flashlight. Another shows the battery left for making Video calls, VoIP calls, listening to online radio and recording voice.


The last page on the app notifies the user of his batteries health. It also informs the user of the Battery’s make, current temperature, Voltage and the time since last charge.


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The Battery App is noticeable for the simple interface it provides to the user, in comparison to the complex interface some of the other battery monitoring apps have. The home page of the app shows a very clean battery status display with information on whether the battery is disconnected from charging, or connected via USB, Wireless or AC charging options. There’s also the option of adding or removing notifications of the battery level, which displays the remaining time on the battery as well.


Using the ‘Advanced’ option from the home page, users can also gain more information of the battery such as the temperature, voltage, health etc. and directly visit the Battery settings by clicking on the ‘Usage’ button available onscreen.

Show Battery Notification

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Show Battery Notification is a very simple and compact app for those of us who do not require the complexity of various functions and features in a battery app and merely want the battery to be displayed on the notification bar. It does what it says, no more and no less – a battery notification is displayed in the notification panel on activating this app which mentions the battery level.

Other Apps

Battery Monitor Widget, GSam Battery Monitor, Battery Doctor are all popular apps which have features to provide battery level notifications, full battery alarms, battery status etc. users can try these out as well.


These apps are available for free on the play store to save users from the headache of continuously monitoring their smartphone batteries. Users do not have to waste time looking over the charging process or observing the battery that remains by going into the battery settings. These apps can thus make battery charging and Android usage a hassle-free experience.


Abhishek Bhatnagar

Abhishek Bhatnagar, a known technology blogger & YouTuber from India. A Software Engineer by qualification, now he works as the editor-In-Chief, Webmaster, & Managing Director at Gadgets To Use. He runs a number of other technology websites as well.