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Check battery status using Symbian C++

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This snippet demonstrates how to check the battery power status using Symbian C++.

Article Metadata
Tested with
Devices(s): E60
Platform(s): S60 3rd
Platform Security
Signing Required: Self-signed
Keywords: keywords=HAL::Get(),HALData
Created: lming (18 Nov 2008)
Last edited: hamishwillee (06 May 2013)

Use case

The application could notify the user when the battery is low.

Source file

//necessary library
//necessary header file
#include <HAL.h>
#include <hal_data.h>
TInt powerBatteryStatus;
//retrieve EPowerBatteryStatus value
HAL::Get( HALData::EPowerBatteryStatus, powerBatteryStatus );
if(powerBatteryStatus == HALData::EPowerBatteryStatus_Zero)
//battery status is zero.
//performing corresponding operation
else if(powerBatteryStatus == HALData::EPowerBatteryStatus_Low)
//battery status is low.
//performing corresponding operation
else if(powerBatteryStatus == HALData::EPowerBatteryStatus_Good)
//battery status is good.
//performing corresponding operation
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