How to Determine the Cause of Battery Drain on Huawei Ascend 5W


  • To understand what process or application is using the most battery life


  • Huawei Ascend 5W


  1. Charge the phone all the way to 100%
  2. Unplug the phone
  3. Use it as normal until it reaches 15%
  4. Go to Settings
  5. Tap Advanced Settings
  6. Tap Battery Manager
  7. Tap Power Usage Details
  8. Tap Consumption Level
    • This page will break down what has used up your battery life, and your active time on your single charge
    • You can tap Hardware or Software to expand and collapse those categories.
  9. Take a screenshot of the readout on the Consumption Level pages for both Hardware and Software



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