If you like to keep a watchful eye on your battery level (who doesn't?), then you probably have some sort of widget to that lets you know how much juice your phone has left. That's great, but you have to navigate away from any foreground application in order to check the battery status. Enter T.E.A.M. Battery Bar, a new app that displays a customizable bar at the top (or bottom) of the screen indicating how much battery is left .

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See that blue bar at the very top of the screenshots? That's it. This type of battery notification has been part of the MIUI ROM for quite a while now, but this app is a great alternative for anyone who doesn't want to run MIUI, or isn't even rooted to begin with. Yes, you read that right - this app doesn't need root access (there have been similar options in the past that required root).

It's customizable, minimal, and it works. What more do you need? Hit the widget to grab it.

T.E.A.M. Battery Bar
T.E.A.M. Battery Bar
Developer: pvyParts
Price: Free