How to Check Laptop Battery Details in Windows 10

With the growing age of your laptop, the efficiency and charging backup of the battery of your system declines. This affects the performance of your system because the battery is unable to hold the charge as it was holding it previously.

If your laptop battery is draining rapidly, you can check the current battery capacity as compared to its built-in capacity in Windows 10 without using any third-party software. The battery report is hidden in Windows 10, but this article is aided with the steps to see your laptop battery report in Windows 10.

Click on the search icon in Windows 10 Taskbar and type Command Prompt in the search bar. Click on Run as Administrator.

Allow permission to run Command Prompt as Administrator. Copy or type powercfg /batteryreport in the CMD window.

Press Enter on your keyboard. The system will compile the battery report as a .html file and save it to the Windows disk partition in your system.

Open the File Explorer now and navigate to the Windows disk in This PC. In this case, Windows (C) is the Windows 10 installed directory.

In Windows 10 directory, scroll down for System32 folder.

Now, look for the battery-report .html file in this folder. Double click on this file to open it in your default web browser.

There are many categories in the battery report.  The very first portion gives you the information about your system, Design Capacity of your laptop battery, and Full Charge Capacity of your laptop battery.

You can also view the battery usage of the past three days of your laptop battery with the Remaining capacity of the battery at different times of the day in Recent Usage category.

On further scrolling down the battery report, you can view your laptop Battery capacity history. That’s all with the battery capacity check of your system in Windows 10.

Muhammad Imran Habib

Imran is a technology evangelist with 8 years of experience working with some of the Industry leading companies. Imran's expertise includes On-Prem/Virtual Infrastructure deployments, IT Solutions for SMEs, End User Computing Support.

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