BatteryBot Pro

BatteryBot Pro


BatteryBot is the original battery indicator app for Android, released in 2009 as simply "Battery Indicator". Both the free and the Pro versions have maintained a 4.5+ star rating in Google Play from the beginning. It offers two modes: the original status bar indicator and now also a desktop widget. You can use either or both, as you please.

For those who want more than is offered in the free version, or for those who just like to support small, independent developers like me, this Pro version remains lightweight while packing in many useful features:

BatteryBot Pro monitors and shows your battery charge level (percent) as an icon in your status bar, with temperature, health, voltage, and time since plugged / unplugged in the notification area. It also has user-configurable alarms, logs, and widgets.

Features:
• Automatic time-remaining estimates based on recent usage
• Several icon sets (including fully configurable green, amber, red, and black icons)
• Small (1x1) and large (4x1) app widgets
• Notification (with status bar icon) is now optional -- can be used as just a desktop widget
• Battery logging. You can log the battery state (charge, status, voltage, temperature) and browse the logs on the phone or export to CSV.
• Manually or automatically disable / reenable device lock screen / lockscreen / keyguard
• Alarms (full, charge above X, charge below X, temperature above X, or health failure)
• Control the notification priority on Android 4.1+ (For example, you can set to "minimum" to hide the icon but keep the notification in the tray.)
• Lots of configurability of behavior and appearance.
• The charging indicator (the bolt under the number that indicates when the device is being charged) for the sets that have it is optional in the Pro version.
• Very lightweight (please email me if you think otherwise, and I'll help you figure out what's wrong — I promise this app will not drain your battery!)
• Shows 1% increments even on most Motorola devices (option needs to be enabled on devices that default to 10% increments)
• Well-tested and supported on all major versions of Android (2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.0, 3.1, 4.0, 4.1, 4.2; Eclair, Froyo, Gingerbread, Honeycomb, Ice Cream Sandwich / ICS, Jelly Bean) and form factors (small phones, medium phones, large phones, 7-inch tablets, 10-inch tablets).
• Open source

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A one-time purchase now gets you free updates for life on all your Android devices.

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All requested app permissions are explained on the project website.

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Please email me if you have any questions or comments.

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If you wish to help beta-test new releases, there's now a Google+ community for that. "BatteryBot Pro Beta Testers" https://plus.google.com/communities/108365502089038835850

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Here's the BatteryBot business model / philosophy:

1) Ads are annoying. For some apps, ads might make sense, but a system utility should not have ads.

2) The free version should be simple but useful; it shouldn't feel crippled.

3) Some people choose to purchase the Pro version because they want extra features, some because they want more customization, and many because they just want to say "thanks" for the free version and support small, independent developers like myself.

Recent changes:
v8.1.10

• Several fixes for rare crashes reported in Developer Console.

• Minor performance improvement when viewing logs.
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About BatteryBot Pro
BatteryBot is the original battery indicator app for Android, released in 2009 as simply "Battery Indicator". Both the free and the Pro versions have maintained a 4.5+ star rating in Google Play from the beginning. It offers two modes: the original status bar indicator and now also a desktop widget. You can use either or both, as you please.

For those who want more than is offered in the free version, or for those who just like to support small, independent developers like me, this Pro version remains lightweight while packing in many useful features:

BatteryBot Pro monitors and shows your battery charge level (percent) as an icon in your status bar, with temperature, health, voltage, and time since plugged / unplugged in the notification area. It also has user-configurable alarms, logs, and widgets.

Features:
• Automatic time-remaining estimates based on recent usage
• Several icon sets (including fully configurable green, amber, red, and black icons)
• Small (1x1) and large (4x1) app widgets
• Notification (with status bar icon) is now optional -- can be used as just a desktop widget
• Battery logging. You can log the battery state (charge, status, voltage, temperature) and browse the logs on the phone or export to CSV.
• Manually or automatically disable / reenable device lock screen / lockscreen / keyguard
• Alarms (full, charge above X, charge below X, temperature above X, or health failure)
• Control the notification priority on Android 4.1+ (For example, you can set to "minimum" to hide the icon but keep the notification in the tray.)
• Lots of configurability of behavior and appearance.
• The charging indicator (the bolt under the number that indicates when the device is being charged) for the sets that have it is optional in the Pro version.
• Very lightweight (please email me if you think otherwise, and I'll help you figure out what's wrong — I promise this app will not drain your battery!)
• Shows 1% increments even on most Motorola devices (option needs to be enabled on devices that default to 10% increments)
• Well-tested and supported on all major versions of Android (2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.0, 3.1, 4.0, 4.1, 4.2; Eclair, Froyo, Gingerbread, Honeycomb, Ice Cream Sandwich / ICS, Jelly Bean) and form factors (small phones, medium phones, large phones, 7-inch tablets, 10-inch tablets).
• Open source

~~~~

A one-time purchase now gets you free updates for life on all your Android devices.

~~~~

All requested app permissions are explained on the project website.

~~~~

Please email me if you have any questions or comments.

~~~~

If you wish to help beta-test new releases, there's now a Google+ community for that. "BatteryBot Pro Beta Testers" https://plus.google.com/communities/108365502089038835850

~~~~

Here's the BatteryBot business model / philosophy:

1) Ads are annoying. For some apps, ads might make sense, but a system utility should not have ads.

2) The free version should be simple but useful; it shouldn't feel crippled.

3) Some people choose to purchase the Pro version because they want extra features, some because they want more customization, and many because they just want to say "thanks" for the free version and support small, independent developers like myself.

Recent changes:
v8.1.10

• Several fixes for rare crashes reported in Developer Console.

• Minor performance improvement when viewing logs.

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User reviews of BatteryBot Pro
Been using for a while but after a while the icon seems to be stuck...
Feb 24, 2012
Greate app. HTC Desire.
Feb 23, 2012
Nice app, but, which option should I tick/untick to disable power button for wake up my sensation? .. and use volume up/down button for wake up?
Feb 6, 2012
Good application. Only problem is small numbers on X8.
May 27, 2011
Like others have said, this is a must have app if you have to have a better reading of your battery life. I had it on me HTC Hero & got it for HTC Evo.
May 3, 2011
Android Market Comments
A Google User
Aug 26, 2014
Gr8 app
A Google User
Aug 19, 2014
Great app, user friendly
A Google User
Aug 18, 2014
Best one out there Stable, decent icon, and color scale option all on the notification bar. Precisely what I've been searching for.
A Google User
Jul 31, 2014
Great application It is a great application. Works as advertised.
A Google User
Jul 27, 2014
Simple and effective Does the job with out doing any harmful app killing. Lots of research on XDA on why task killers are bad.