How Long to Bake a Potato in a Microwave?

Microwave time for a potato should be between 3 and 5 minutes which will depend on the microwave that is being used. While using the microwave cook about 3 minutes then check to see if it is done by sticking a knife in it. Before cooking the potato in the microwave make sure to poke holes in it or it will blow up in the microwave.