How To Display Battery Percentage on Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4

Displaying the battery percentage on your Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 allows you to better manage your phone battery life. With the battery percentage switch 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 Fold 4 is a flagship Android smartphone that uses the folding form factor. It can be used just like a smartphone or a small tablet depending on the user’s preference. When this device is unfolded its larger display allows it to be used for gaming, multimedia consumption, or even productivity tasks.

Technical Specs:

  • Display: 7.60″ Foldable Dynamic AMOLED 2X inner display, 120Hz, HDR10+, 1200 nits (peak), 1812x2176px resolution, 10.8:9 aspect ratio, 373ppi; outer display: 6.20″ Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120Hz, 904x2316px, 23.1:9, 401ppi.
  • Chipset: Qualcomm SM8475 Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 (4 nm): Adreno 730.
  • Memory: 256GB 12GB RAM, 512GB 12GB RAM, 1TB 12GB RAM; UFS 3.1.
  • OS/Software: Android 12L, One UI 4.1.1.
  • Rear camera: Wide (main): 50 MP, f/1.8, 23mm, 1.0µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS; Telephoto: 10 MP, f/2.4, 66mm, 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS, 3x optical zoom; Ultra-wide angle: 12 MP, f/2.2, 123˚, 12mm, 1.12µm.
  • Front camera: Under-display: 4 MP, f/1.8, 2.0µm, under display; Cover camera: Wide (main): 10 MP, f/2.2, 26mm, 1/3″, 1.22µm.
  • Battery: 4400mAh; Fast charging 25W, 50% in 30 min (advertised), Fast wireless charging 15W, Reverse wireless charging 4.5W.

How do I get my Samsung phone to show the battery percentage?

How To Display Battery Percentage on Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4

One of the important information you need to know regarding your Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 is how much battery life it has left. This can be easily determined if the battery percentage switch of your phone is enabled. When turned on you will know how much power your phone has by the battery icon which will show battery percentage on the cover display or main display.

Here’s what you need to do to enable battery percentage on the status bar of your Samsung phone.

Display battery percentage on your Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 from Notifications

Open 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.

Display battery percentage on your Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 from Battery and device care

Open 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.

How to increase battery life on your Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4

If your phone battery life is not that great and you need to charge your device before the day ends, then here are some battery saving tips that you can follow.

Check for battery draining apps

One of the reasons why your Galaxy Z Fold 4 does not have a great battery life is because of certain apps that you have installed.

Try checking which app uses the most battery life. Any app on top of the list is usually what’s draining battery life. You can check if there is a new update for the app that addresses this 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.

Turn on Adaptive battery

This allows your Galaxy Z Fold 4 to limit the background usage limits of apps you don’t regularly use.

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 Galaxy Z Fold 4

Several apps running in the background will usually cause battery drain issues on your device. Restarting the phone will close all of these running apps and clear your device memory.

Simultaneously press and hold the Power key and Volume down button on the right edge for approximately 15 seconds.

Release the buttons when the Samsung logo appears.

Adjust screen brightness

The brighter the display of your Galaxy Z Fold 4 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 feature

One of the features that uses up a considerable amount of battery life is the always on display feature. Turning this off will help save your phones battery.

Tap the Settings icon.

Tap Lock Screen.

Make sure the status switch beside Always On Display is turned off.

Reduce screen timeout

Lowering the screen timeout time is recommended if you want to save your phone battery life.

Navigate to Settings

Tap on Display

Tap on Screen timeout

Select 15 seconds

Turn on Dark Mode

Dark Mode switches your Galaxy Fold 4 settings to a darker theme. This is advantageous for devices with AMOLED displays such as the Fold 4 since the individual pixels in a dark background will not use battery life.

Tap the Settings icon.

Tap Display.

Tap the Dark option.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How do I adjust the refresh rate of the Galaxy Z Fold 4?

    Go to Settings and select Display. Tap on Motion smoothness, and then choose your desired option which can be Standard 60hz or Adaptive 120 Hz.

  2. How do I know how much power is left on my Galaxy Z Fold 4?

    You will know how much power is left by the battery icon displayed on the screen. For more detailed information you will need to enable the battery percentage switch.

  3. How to enable power saving mode on Galaxy Z Fold 4?

    Open Settings.
    Tap on Battery and device care.
    Tap on Battery.
    Tap on Power saving mode and toggle it On.

  4. Does the Z Fold 4 support wireless charging?

    The Galaxy Z Fold 4 supports fast wireless charging speeds of up to 15 watts. It also supports fast wired charging speeds of up to 25 watts.

  5. Does the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 come with a charger?

    Unfortunately, the Z Fold 4 phone does not come with a charger in its box.

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Chad Buenaflor

Chad has been in the tech industry since 2000. He has a degree in Electronics Engineering and is interested in the hardware and software side of technology. Initially working for a Japanese semiconductor company as a Test Engineer for nearly 10 years, he then pursued his passion for internet technology by working for the support team of Time Warner Cable then finally joining TheDroidGuy as one of their troubleshooting and tech writers. On his free time he plays his favorite games on his PC, Xbox Series X, and Android phone.

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