Best Way to Check Laptop Battery Health (Accurately)

If you have a laptop and want to check its battery health, then in this article we will discuss how to do that.

How to Find Laptop Battery Health Accurately

1. Open CMD and type the this command: powercfg /batteryreport and hit enter.

2. Once you get the file path, simply copy it and paste it into any web browser.

3. Take a look at these two options:

  • Designed Capacity: The total amount of energy that your laptop battery is intended to hold when it is new.
  • Full Charge Capacity: Total energy provided by the laptop when it is fully charged.

4. Search for a calculator app. Open it and perform this calculation:

Laptop battery health is calculated as (Full Charge Capacity / Designed Capacity) * 100.

In my case, the health of my laptop battery is 99.46%. There are various ways to check battery health, but this method is very accurate compared to others.

5. Now the next thing we need to check is what good battery health is. To find out, check out the below chart.

Chart of Laptop Battery Health

Battery Health in %Condition
90 & AboveExcellent
80 to 89Best
70 to 79Good
60 to 69Above Average
50 to 59Average
40 to 49Below Average
30 to 39Not Bad
20 to 29Really Bad
10 to 19Worst
0 to 9Not usable (Laptop only work on charging)

This way, you can check the health and condition of your laptop battery.

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