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App or Widget to display phone battery level on gear?

11th April 2014, 05:58 PM |#1  
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Is there such a thing?
 
 
11th April 2014, 06:35 PM |#2  
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Yes but most eat a lot of battery in the process of cycles checking and displaying the battery status, I use pie controls that can instantly display the battery status and time, when I pull up the menus from any screen im in.
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Yes but most eat a lot of battery in the process of cycles checking and displaying the battery status, I use pie controls that can instantly display the battery status and time, when I pull up the menus from any screen im in.

Do you mean pie controls installed on the gear let you see the battery level on the phone?
11th April 2014, 07:45 PM |#4  
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Do you mean pie controls installed on the gear let you see the battery level on the phone?

Sorry, No. Disregard, I read your question incorrectly, dont know of an app. that can do that, since my Gear always depletes it's battery before my phone, never looked.
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I can appreciate the concern of battery consumption with such an app/widget but if it could be set to poll only when the gear screen is on OR better yet, when the button/widget was pressed, that would be ideal. Wish I was smart enough to make such a thing.
12th April 2014, 01:53 AM |#6  
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I can appreciate the concern of battery consumption with such an app/widget but if it could be set to poll only when the gear screen is on OR better yet, when the button/widget was pressed, that would be ideal. Wish I was smart enough to make such a thing.

If you are using a custom launcher there are quite a few, you can use UCCW, Zooper or you could also find a battery widget on the playstore.

Otherwise tap your screen twice with two fingers and it will display your battery percentage if enabled in gear manager.
12th April 2014, 07:55 AM |#7  
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I just double tap the screen with two fingers to quickly check battery level.

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12th April 2014, 10:36 AM |#8  
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I just double tap the screen with two fingers to quickly check battery level.

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nice, didn't know that lol, im on null v23 rom
12th April 2014, 04:09 PM |#9  
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If you are using a custom launcher there are quite a few, you can use UCCW, Zooper or you could also find a battery widget on the playstore.

Otherwise tap your screen twice with two fingers and it will display your battery percentage if enabled in gear manager.

Thanks for the reply but I think there is some confusion as to what I'm after. I have UR Battery on the gear which gives me a widget already to display and see the battery level remaining on the gear itself. What I am after is a way to simply look at the gear to get a battery level reading somehow of the PHONE itself, not the gear.

PS: If I tap the screen twice, my screen turns off. I have this set up in apex and using "Screen Off" app I believe it's called. I'm thinking again though that you are referencing showing the Gear's battery level this way and not the phone's?
12th April 2014, 05:12 PM |#10  
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I use solo battery widget which displays a circular graphic with numerical % inside it. Works well

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