How To Display Battery Percentage on Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3

Knowing the battery percentage on your Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 allows you to better manage your phone. With this setting turned on you can decide whether to charge your phone right now or do it later. In this short tutorial we will be showing you how to display this information on your phone.

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 is one of the most compact Android smartphone models available in the market today. Released just this year, it is a third generation model which can flip in the middle allowing it to fit easily in any pocket. Its best features include an IPX8 rating for water resistance, 120 Hz Dynamic AMOLED 2X display protected by Gorilla Glass Victus, a small cover screen for notifications, and the latest Snapdragon 888 chipset just to name a few.

How to check the battery percentage

How to check the battery percentage

You will be able to know the exact charge left on your phone if you turn on the battery percentage setting on the Galaxy Z Flip 3.

Here’s what you need to do to show the battery status on your Galaxy Z Flip 3.


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From Notifications

Launch the Settings app. You can either pull up the app drawer and tap Settings, or swipe down from the top of the screen and tap the gear icon.

Tap notifications.

Tap Advanced settings.

Turn on the Show battery percentage switch.

From Battery and device care

Launch the Settings app. You can either pull up the app drawer and tap Settings, or swipe down from the top of the screen and tap the gear icon.

Tap Battery and device care.

Tap Battery.

Tap More battery settings.

Turn on the Show battery percentage switch.

You will now see the battery status indicator on your phone notification panel by following these two methods.

How long does the battery last on Samsung Z flip?

How long does the battery last on Samsung Z flip?

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 comes with a Li-Po 3300 mAh battery which is tested to provide 18 hours of 3G talk time, 10 hours of web browsing, or nearly 12 hours of playing videos. This is however a test done on ideal conditions and is different from real world usage.

The battery endurance rating of the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 will depend on the actual usage pattern of the phone owner.

How can I make my Samsung Z Flip 3 battery last longer?

How can I make my Samsung Z Flip 3 battery last longer?

Several users will find that the phone battery drains quickly. If you own this phone and are suffering form battery draining issues then here’s what you can do.

Check battery draining apps

You can check which apps installed in your phone drains the battery the most.

Any app on top of the list is usually what’s draining your Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 battery life. You can check if there is a new update for the app that addresses his issue or you can simply force stop it or uninstall it if you don’t use it much.

Checking battery usage

  • Tap on your phone Settings.
  • Tap on Battery and device care.
  • Tap on Battery.
  • Tap on Usage since last charge.

If you see an app using up too much of your phone battery life then you can force close this app, check for app updates, or uninstall it if it is not important to you.

You can also turn on Adaptive Battery to limit the background usage limits of apps you don’t regularly use.

Turn on Adaptive Battery

  • Open Settings
  • Tap on Battery and device care
  • Tap on Battery
  • Tap on More battery settings
  • Tap on Adaptive battery and turn it On

Restart your Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3

If you haven’t restarted your phone in awhile then I suggest you do so now.

Your phone will usually have several apps running in the background which will drain the battery life. Restarting the phone will close all of these running apps and clear your device memory.

Restarting the Galaxy Z Flip 3

  • Turn off the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 by pressing and holding the Bixby button and the volume down button on the side of the device.
  • Choose Power off.
  • Choose Power off again. The device will turn off.
  • Wait for a few seconds.
  • Press and hold the Bixby button on the side of the device to turn on the Samsung phone.

After restarting the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 try to observe its operation and check if the battery life improves.

Disable services you don’t use

You should consider turning off the WiFi, Bluetooth and GPS of your Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 when you are not actively using them. These features have the tendency to continuously keep scanning for connections which will drain your battery life. To turn them off, swipe down the quick settings panel and tap the corresponding icon to disable.

Adjust screen brightness

The brighter the screen of the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 the more battery life it will consume. It is therefore a good idea to balance your device brightness to fit your current environment.

You can do this manually or you can enable adaptive brightness.

Adjusting screen brightness manually

  • Open Settings
  • Tap on Display
  • Adjust the brightness on the Brightness scale to a lower level

Enable Adaptive brightness

  • Open Settings
  • Tap on Display
  • Turn on the Adaptive brightness switch

Turn off Always On Display

The Always On Display feature on your device lets you view the time, date, notifications, and missed calls just to name a few even when the screen is turned off.

Although this is quite useful it can also drain the battery life which is why you should consider turning it off.

Disable Always On Display

  • Tap the Settings icon.
  • Tap Lock Screen.
  • Make sure the status switch beside Always On Display is turned off.

Reduce screen timeout

The screen timeout is an option on the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 to turn off the screen automatically to save battery life. The default setting is 30 seconds however you can lower this further to 15 seconds. The lower the setting the more battery life is saved.

  • Navigate to Settings
  • Tap on Display
  • Tap on Screen timeout
  • Select 15 seconds

Turn on Dark Mode

Dark Mode switches your Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 settings to a darker theme. This is beneficial for devices with AMOLED displays such as the Flip 3 since the individual pixels in a dark background will not use battery life.

Turn on Dark Mode

  • Tap the Settings icon.
  • Tap Display.
  • Tap the Dark option.

Final thoughts

Managing your Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 battery can easily be done when the battery percentage is being displayed. With this information readily available you will be able to estimate when you should charge the phone based on your usage pattern. As a rule of thumb, it’s always better to charge your phone when you are not using it and a charger is readily available.

You can further increase the battery life of the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 by disabling certain services, reducing some of its settings, or uninstalling certain battery draining apps.

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