How to show the battery percentage in Windows 10?

      by Phil Borges // in Articles, Lawn Mower

Do you want to know how to display battery icon in Windows 10? The battery icon is a useful indicator that shows how much charge your computer has left. Windows 10 offers an option to show the battery icon in the system tray, but many people don't know this setting exists. This article will cover where you can find and change this setting so you can keep tabs on your computer's power level without having to hover over it.

Why is it important to show the battery icon on Windows 10?

It can be important to know how much battery power you have left on your laptop, Windows PC, or tablet. This is incredibly useful if you are in charge of a classroom or work conference room and need to keep the device powered for presenting, sharing, and collaborating.

How to show the battery percentage on Windows 10 PC?

Step 1: Go to "Start" menu and then click on "Settings".

Step 2: Find the "Personalization" tab and then choose "Taskbar".

Step 3: Under the "Taskbar" tab, find the next option that says "Select which icons appear on the taskbar" and then click on it.

Step 4: Another set of options will be shown under the "Select which icons appear on the taskbar" tab. Find the option that says "Power", it's the one with a battery icon on it, and then shift its toggle button next to it.

The battery icon should be shown right away in the taskbar area. If the icon is not visible after doing the steps above, try one of the following:

Option 1: Locate the arrow icon in the taskbar and then click on it. This will show some hidden icons, and then choose the battery icon to show the battery percentage on the taskbar.

Option 2: If the first option didn't work, go to the search box from the Start menu, then type "Task Manager" and open it. Locate the "Processes" tab and right-click "Explorer", then choose "Restart" from the drop-down menu.

How to display the battery symbol on Windows 10 Laptop?

Step 1: Go to "Start" menu and then click on "Settings".

Step 2: Locate the "Personalization" tab and then click on "Taskbar".

Step 3: Under the "Taskbar" tab, click on the "Select which icons appear on the taskbar".

Step 4: Find the battery icon that says "Power", and then slide to the right the toggle button next to it. In the taskbar area, the battery icon should appear right away.

If the battery indicator is still missing after following the procedures above, try the next set of instructions listed below:

Step 1: Bring your cursor on the search box from the Start menu, type in "Device Manager," and then open it.

Step 2: From the "Batteries" drop-down menu, right-click on the name of your laptop's battery.

Step 3: In this step, you will disable and enable the battery setting. This is done by selecting "Disable device" and then confirm. Right-click on your battery name again and select Enable after a few seconds.

Step 4: The final step is restart your laptop for the changes to take effect.

After these steps, your battery percentage should be shown on the taskbar area of the Windows laptop.

Is there a way to reflect the battery bar to a Lenovo Laptop?

Yes, but the instructions on showing the battery icon will depend on what version of Lenovo laptop you have. The procedure below applies to Lenovo laptops that were newly released:

Step 1: Right-click on the "Taskbar" then select "Taskbar settings" from the given drop-down menu.

Step 2: Look for the "Notification Area" tab and then click on "Select which icon appears in the taskbar".

Step 3: Find the battery bar that says "Power", and then slide the toggle button next to it to activate it. You may want to restart your Lenovo to check if the battery icon has been successfully added to your laptop's taskbar.

What could be the reason why the battery icon didn't show in the first place?

If the battery indicator isn't showing in the taskbar, it's possible that you or someone accidentally disabled it. But don't worry as this is an easy fix by following the instructions above. If your device is not one of those listed above, consult your manufacturer's manual for a specific set of instructions.

Conclusion

It's so great to have technology in our lives. The computer may seem like an easy button to press, but you could cause more harm than good without the proper knowledge. It is pretty easy to avoid power difficulties in these units if you have a little knowledge and the set of instructions presented in this post. It is also important to regularly update your drivers. Make sure that the battery driver and power icon are both up-to-date for optimal performance.

About the Author

Hi, I'm Phil Borges.. thanks for reading.. My wife says I can't shut up about batteries so to save my marriage I've started this blog .. where I'd be ranting about batteries! Please leave a comment if you have any questions, I'm happy to help!

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