Battery status

How to check Bluetooth devices battery level on Windows 10

You can now check the battery level of the Bluetooth devices using the Settings app — Here's how.

Bluetooth battery level indicator on Windows 10

If you have peripherals, such as a mouse, keyboard, pen, or headphones, chances are they’re connected using Bluetooth, and if you want to check the battery level, you typically have to use their software or battery indicator in peripheral itself. 

Since the release of Windows 10 version 1809, you can check the battery level more quickly using the Settings app. Of course, this is possible only if the Bluetooth device supports this feature.

In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to check the battery percentage of your Bluetooth mouse, keyboard, and other devices on Windows 10.

Check Bluetooth devices battery life using Settings

To check the battery level of your compatible Bluetooth devices, use these steps:

  1. Open Settings on Windows 10.

  2. Click on Devices.

  3. Click on Bluetooth & other devices.

  4. Under the “Mouse, keyboard, & pen” section, you’ll see a battery percentage indicator on the right side for the Bluetooth device.

    Bluetooth battery level status
    Bluetooth battery level status

On supported devices, the battery level will update every time your device and Bluetooth peripheral are connected.

If you don’t see the battery indicator, it’s likely because you’re not running the supported version of Windows 10, or your Bluetooth device doesn’t support this feature.

Update July 10, 2020: This guide was originally published in August 2018, and it’s been updated to make sure it’s current with the latest version of Windows 10.