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Any way to place the Battery Indicator percent on home screen as an icon or widget?

Discussion in 'Motorola Droid X' started by sissiromy, Jan 21, 2011.

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    Is there any way I could place a widget or an icon on a home screen as a short cut for the Battery Manager (that I access by pressing Settings, then Battery Manager) so I can see the percentage of juice left? I do have the Battery icon at the top right of the screen but it does not let me know the percentage of juice left at a glance. Thanks!
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    I've been using battery droid. It's a Motorola widget.
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    where to find it

    When I open Motorola Widgets, I can't see the battery widget! Please send instructions, thanks!
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    I use "circle battery widget" ..I believe its free and in the market
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    My mistake. It's an Android Widget.
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    Thanks to both of you

    Just to clarify, I could not find the Battery widget on the Android Widget list until I download it from the Market, then it appears on the list (guess it's not stock) I tried the Battery Left widget and the Circle Battery widget and prefer the latter, so I uninstalled the Battery Left widget. Thanks! Sissi.
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    Battery solo widget and battery life widget work good. Both are in the market and are free.

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    There are TONS of battery widgets in the market.
    battery status
    Battery status text
    BattStatt
    circle battery widget
    clarus battery
    minimalistic text widget has a battery setting
    and system info widget
    those all have battery percentage widgets with different styles to choose from. check them out and use the one you like the most.
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    Do you know which uses the least amount of overhead?
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    i use extended controls. it has a power widget that you can add any amount and your choice of toggle switches on the phone, and also shows the battery percent on a toggle that launches battery use
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    How did you get the percent to display? ... I've been using this awhile and didn't find this option.
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    I like the free app Battery Watcher the bars go up and down as your phone charges along with showing percentage...

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    I use Battery monitor. It shows the exact battery percentage in the notification bar. best in the market.
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