How to Check Battery Health in Windows 10 & 11 laptops

Check Battery Health in Windows 10 & 11 laptops

The battery backup of an old laptop is always a matter of concern. People who own Macbooks have an easy way to check the battery health of their laptops. Apple has added an easy way to check battery cycles. The macOS also shows the battery condition in the menu are/ Just click on the battery icon. It shows status depending on the battery condition. But what about the battery health of a Windows laptop?

In this article, I will tell you how you can check the battery charge cycle and battery health of a Windows 10 or 11 laptop.

Check Battery Health in Windows

Open CMD and type the following command.

powercfg /batteryreport

Check Battery Health in Windows

It will quickly generate the battery health report and the report will be saved on your laptop. After the execution of the command, it will also show you the location where the report has been saved in your system.

Go to the location and see the HTML file of the report.

Check Battery Health in Windows 10 and Windows 11

Open the report and it will show you the original battery capacity, current full charge capacity, and cycle count. The current full charge capacity will give you an idea of how much your battery has degraded over time.

Check Battery Health in Windows 10 & 11 laptops

Here is the list of things this report details:

  • Installed batteries
  • Battery usage
  • Recent usage
  • Usage history
  • Battery capacity history
  • Battery life estimates

This report is really helpful to understand when it is time to get the battery replaced.

I hope this article was useful. Don’t forget to explore more and check other related articles on this blog.

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Deepanker Verma is the founder of Nerdy Guides. He is a tech blogger, software developer, and gadget freak. He also runs TheWPGuides, and Techlomedia


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