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Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Show Battery Percentage on the Status Bar in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

You may need to know your battery status to make sure that it has enough power and won't run out so that you can continue using your phone. To help you know your battery level with ease, aside from providing you with the default battery icon, Samsung Galaxy S5 also provides you with a feature that will let you to display the battery percentage on the status bar so that you can easily and quickly know your battery level. I myself always keep this feature on since it's easier for me to know how much the battery left is by reading the percentage than seeing the battery icon.


How to display the battery percentage on the status bar?
There are two different methods that can be used to turn on the option to display battery percentage on the status bar: from the settings menu and from the S Finder.


Method #1: From the settings menu
You can enable the option to display the battery percentage from the general settings menu by using the following steps:
  1. On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap to go to the settings menu.
  2. With the settings menu is displayed in grid view, scroll down to the System section and then tap Battery .
  3. Check the box next to Display battery percentage to enable it.
  4. The battery percentage will be displayed beside the battery icon on the status bar.


Method #2: From the S Finder
You can enable the option to display the battery percentage from the S Finder by using the following steps:
  1. On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap the S Finder button.
  2. Key in "display battery percentage" in the search field and the tap to start searching.
  3. In the search result page under the Settings section, check the box next to Display battery percentage to enable it.
  4. The battery percentage will be displayed beside the battery icon on the status bar.

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