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Battery Manager Extension

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Jun 20th, 2016: Version 1 of the Battery Manager Extension released for App Inventor version nb149 and Companion version 2.37.

Aug 11th, 2016: Version 1a: avoid DX execution failed error: build each extension separately

March 11th, 2019: Version 2: CurrentNow, CurrentAvg, Capacity, ChargeCounter, EnergyCounter, Technology added

Description

Battery Manager extension.
Required permissions: none

Properties


Returns the current health constant.
Possible values are: cold, dead, good, overheat, over voltage, unknown, unspecified failure.


Returns the battery level.
Possible values are between 0% and 100%.


Returns the battery plugged status.
Possible values are: usb, ac, wireless or unknown.


Returns the battery status.
Possible values are: charging, full, discharging, not charging or unknown.


Returns the battery temperature in celcius.


Returns the battery voltage level in millivolts.


Returns remaining battery capacity as an integer percentage of total capacity (with no fractional part).
Requires API Level 21, Android 5, Lollipop.
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Returns average battery current in microamperes, as an integer. Positive values indicate net current entering the battery from a charge source, negative values indicate net current discharging from the battery. The time period over which the average is computed may depend on the fuel gauge hardware and its configuration.
Requires API Level 21, Android 5, Lollipop.
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Returns Instantaneous battery current in microamperes, as an integer. Positive values indicate net current entering the battery from a charge source, negative values indicate net current discharging from the battery.
Requires API Level 21, Android 5, Lollipop.
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Returns Battery capacity in microampere-hours, as an integer. If the platform does not provide the property queried, this value will be Long.MIN_VALUE.
Requires API Level 21, Android 5, Lollipop.
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Returns Battery remaining energy in nanowatt-hours, as a long integer. If the platform does not provide the property queried, this value will be Long.MIN_VALUE.
Requires API Level 21, Android 5, Lollipop.
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Returns the battery technology.
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Events


Event indicating that battery changed.

Example App: Battery Information


Test

Tested successfully on Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) running Android 8.

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