How to Create a Detailed Battery Report in Windows 10

The battery of the laptop or tablet with Windows 10 is one of the most important hardware. As time passes, battery life will decrease. Portable devices do not have enough batteries. it is important how to manage them. However, if you think the battery performance is too fast, it is very easy to verify the estimated battery life of your laptop or tablet. The battery diagnosis can execute using a simple command.

Access Windows Command Prompt

To generate a battery report, Right-click on the Windows icon. Or press windows button + x. Select the Command Prompt (Administrator) on the menu. Note that this should run with administrator privilege, not the normal command prompt. Then a pop-up window will display asking for permission to change the device. Click Yes

Access Windows Command Prompt
Access Windows Command Prompt

Generate Report

Battery Report Command
Battery Report Command

Then The command window will display. Type or paste powercfg /batteryreport /output "C:\battery-report.html" in the command prompt and press Enter to execute the command. It will display the storage location of the report. Close the command prompt. Note that the output can be specified in any directory. Therefore in this scenario, it generates in the root folder C: \ for quick access.

Generate Battery Report
Generate Battery Report

Locate Battery Report file

Use Windows Explorer to navigate to C: \ in the root directory. A file name with the battery-report.html contains in the root folder. Double click to open the file in Chrome or your default browser.

Locate Battery Report file
Locate Battery Report file

Battery Report Details

The first area defines the hardware parameters, the operating system version, and other file details.

Battery Report Hardware Details
Battery Report Hardware Details

The another section, called “Installed batteries” presents general information about the batteries installed on your computer. This information includes the name, manufacturer, chemistry, design capacity, and full charge capacity.

Battery Report Details
Battery Report Details

Review Recent Usage

In the recent use section, the chart displays the state of your laptop used in battery power or AC power. You can also get a complete history of battery usage in the usage history section.

Battery Usage History
Battery Usage History

Battery Capacity History

The battery capacity history section displays how the capacity has changed over time. Also on the right is the design capacity, the amount designed to handle the battery. On the left is the current full charge capacity of the laptop’s battery. This decreases over time as you use the device.

Battery Capacity History
Battery Capacity History

Battery Life Estimates

This will take you to the section for estimating battery life. The right side shows how long it will last according to the design capacity. On the left-hand side shows the actual duration. The current estimate of the final battery life is at the end of the report.

Battery Life Estimates
Battery Life Estimates

In any case, know the great tricks to get more details about the laptop battery. Therefore, use it and check from time to time to make sure there are no problems.

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