How to check Battery level using Command line in Windows 10

With every new update, Microsoft works on optimizing the battery levels of a computer running Windows 10. If someone wants to check the battery levels of a computer using Command Prompt or Windows PowerShell, it is now possible. This method is useful ifdue to a glitch in Windows 10’s shell, the results in the battery icon in the system tray go missing. Let us check out how to check battery level using Command Prompt or Windows PowerShell.

Check Battery level using command line

You will have to use the WMIC command line tool in Command Prompt or PowerShell:

Open Windows Command Prompt and execute the following command:

WMIC PATH Win32_Battery Get EstimatedChargeRemaining

The output for that command would look something like this:


Remaining <Battery percentage left>

You can see the estimated battery charge remaining.

You can also use the PowerShell to sun the same command.

Check Battery level using command line

The result will be the same!

I hope you found this small tip useful.

Incidentally, Windows includes a powerful command-line tool called PowerCFG that is very useful in troubleshooting Power Plans. Moreover, this tool, will also allow you to enable and disable devices. In this article, we will learn how to use PowerCGF to find out the health of your laptop battery.

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Ayush has been a Windows enthusiast since the day he got his first PC with Windows 98SE. He is an active Windows Insider since Day 1 and is now a Windows Insider MVP. He has been testing pre-release services on his Windows 10 PC, Lumia, and Android devices.