As you might already know, rechargeable batteries are consumable products. Even if your Android mobile phone’s battery will hopefully last for many years, its performance will eventually decline over time as you use it. It simply means that the battery doesn’t last after two years like it did when new, even with a 100% charge. To check the wear and tear on your Android’s battery, you can check the battery cycle count. In this guide, we will see how to check the battery cycle count on Android mobile phones.
Steps to check Battery Cycle Count on Android Mobile Phones
As you very well know, the smartphone battery is not immortal. Its capacity will decrease with each charge cycle. Thankfully, most modern devices support the Android 10 operating system that integrates a very useful function to see the health of the device, called “Battery Status”.
In any case, in this tutorial, we will be looking at a hidden feature that will allow us to see the charging cycles of the battery of our Android smartphone. I am referring to the hidden feature because you do not need a particular type of application to check, but you will need to enter a certain code in the dialer (Telephone application) to get the result.
Checking Battery Cycle Count on Android:
First, you should know that your Android smartphone must be updated to Android 10 or MIUI 11. Now, the procedure is very simple, it does not require any application. Just type on our Android phone this code “*#*#6485#*#*” without quotes. A window will immediately appear with it written on it “Battery Info”.
As you can see in the image above, the number next to the wording “MF_01” indicates the total of battery charging cycles, taken on the Xiaomi Mi A2 smartphone. However, alternatively, on older versions of Android, you can only use third-party apps.
On the Google Play Store, there are many apps used for this purpose. The one I recommend using is AccuBattery, which integrates several features to monitor battery status, with suggestions for improving its performance and wear and tear over time.
That is everything you need to know about how to check battery cycle count on Android mobile phones. In the meantime, do not forget to check out our other guides on How to Use Android Phone as a Webcam for PC, and Secret Codes for Android Devices: All Custom Dialer Codes List.