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I am looking for an Android application that can show the battery charging rate (e.g. in mA).

Free is better, but paid OK too.

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Battery Monitor will show that.

It has the ability to show it as a widget as well as in-app. It's also free (with ads)
It's pretty simple to use. I only used it for a short while but it does what you need.

The feature to show charging rate is a free feature.

app screenshot

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  • Indeed it is free and seems to work well, thanks! – Franck Dernoncourt May 9 '14 at 2:01
  • Thanks for the screenshot :) – Lawrence May 9 '14 at 2:04
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CurrentWidget also provides the charging information as a widget, and is also free.

CurrentWidget can also stay in your notifications bar to provide information, as well as provide alerts when the phone is using above a certain amount of power which I liked. Didn't really have any cons about them when I was using them.

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  • Thanks though I won't try it: "This app is incompatible with all of your devices." :/ – Franck Dernoncourt May 9 '14 at 2:03
  • That sucks. Are your devices older devices ? – Lawrence May 9 '14 at 2:04
  • I use Samsung Galaxy S3 with Android 4.1.2, a Nexus 7 with Android 4.4.2 and a Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II with Android 2.3, surprising none of them is compatible according to Play (I could try to install the apk directly but anyway Battery Monitor seems to do the job). – Franck Dernoncourt May 9 '14 at 2:06
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Another popular alternative: Ampere.

Measure the charging and discharging current of your battery.

PRO features:

  • Widgets

  • Notification

  • Alerts on device

  • Alerts on Android Wear

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Galaxy Charging Current Free is another app that will show the battery charging rate.

Works on my SGS3.

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