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You probably prefer to know ahead of time when your computer's battery is running low rather than waiting for it to shut down. It might seem that something so essential should be displayed in a visible area – and by default, it is. If the power level icon disappeared from your taskbar and you're wondering how to get it back, we're here to help.

In this guide, we'll explain how to view your battery percentage in Windows 10. Additionally, we'll answer some of the most common questions related to the missing power level icon issue.



How to view battery percentage in Windows 10

The battery percentage bar should be displayed in the lower left corner of your Windows 10 taskbar. If not, fix it by following the steps below:

  1. Go to the Start menu, then to Settings.
  2. Select "Personalization" and click on "Taskbar".
  3. Scroll down until you reach notification settings and look for the option “Select which icons appear on the taskbar”.
  4. Move the button next to "Power" to the "On" position. The icon should appear instantly.
  5. If the icon is still not visible, click the arrow icon on your taskbar to show hidden icons, then click the battery icon.
  6. If the "Show hidden icons" option didn't help, type "Task Manager" in the Start menu search box and open it. Find the "Processes" tab and right-click on "Explorer", then "Restart".

How to View Battery Percentage on Windows 10 Laptop

If you are using a laptop, follow the instructions below to display the battery percentage in the taskbar:



  1. Go to the Start menu, then to Settings.
  2. Select "Personalization", then "Taskbar".
  3. Scroll down until you reach notification settings and look for the option “Select which icons appear on the taskbar”.
  4. Move the button next to "Power" to the "On" position. If the "Power" toggle is not visible, follow the next steps.
  5. In the Start menu search box, type “Device Manager” and launch it.
  6. Under "Batteries", find the name of your laptop's battery and right-click on it.
  7. Click "Disable", then confirm. After a few seconds, right-click your farm's name again and select "Enable".
  8. Restart your laptop.

How to View Battery Percentage in Lenovo Laptop Windows 10

Depending on the exact model of your Lenovo laptop, instructions for enabling the battery icon on the taskbar may vary. For newer Lenovo laptops, follow the guide below:

  1. Right-click any area of ​​the taskbar and select "Taskbar Settings" from the drop-down menu.
  2. Scroll down until you reach "Notification area".
  3. Click on "Select the icon that appears in the taskbar", then move the button next to "Power" to the "On" position.
  4. Select "Enable or Disable System Icons" and enable the display of the battery icon.
  5. Restart your laptop.

How to Set Battery Percentage Notifications in Windows 10

If your computer does not warn you when the battery is low, follow the steps below to fix it:



  1. Go to the Start menu and type “Control Panel” in the search bar, then open it. Optionally, use the keyboard shortcut "Win" + "X".
  2. Go to "Hardware and Sound", then "Power Options".
  3. You will see a list of your device's power plans. Next to the current power plan, click "Change plan settings".
  4. Select "Change advanced power settings" and follow the link.
  5. Scroll down until you reach the "Battery" section.
  6. Click the plus icon next to "Battery".
  7. Set the notifications according to your preferences, then confirm by clicking "Ok" and restart your device.

How to Show Battery Percentage on Windows 10 Laptop in Taskbar

If your PC's battery percentage is not showing on the taskbar, follow the steps below to fix it:

  1. Go to the Start menu, then to Settings.
  2. Select "Personalization" and click on "Taskbar".
  3. Scroll down until you reach notification settings and look for the option “Select which icons appear on the taskbar”.
  4. Move the button next to "Power" to the "On" position. The icon should appear instantly.
  5. If the icon is still not visible, click the arrow icon on your taskbar to show hidden icons, then click the battery icon.
  6. If the "Show hidden icons" option didn't help, type "Task Manager" in the Start menu search box and open it. Find the "Processes" tab and right-click on "Explorer", then "Restart".

How to show my battery percentage on Windows 10

To enable the power level icon in Windows 10 taskbar, follow the guide below:



  1. Go to the Start menu, then to Settings.
  2. Select "Personalization" and click on "Taskbar".
  3. Scroll down until you reach notification settings and look for the option “Select which icons appear on the taskbar”.
  4. Move the button next to "Power" to the "On" position. The icon should appear instantly.
  5. If the icon is still not visible, click the arrow icon on your taskbar to show hidden icons, then click the battery icon.
  6. If the "Show hidden icons" option didn't help, type "Task Manager" in the Start menu search box and open it. Find the "Processes" tab and right-click on "Explorer", then "Restart".

How to View Bluetooth Battery Percentage on Windows 10

If you want to check the battery level of Bluetooth devices connected to your computer, follow the instructions below:

  1. Go to the Start menu, then to Settings.
  2. Click on “Devices”, then on “Bluetooth and other devices”.
  3. You will see a list of connected devices. To the right of a device's name, you'll see its battery level.

How to View Battery Percentage on Windows 10 Pro Laptop

The instructions for enabling the battery level icon in the taskbar on Windows 10 Pro are no different from those on standard Windows 10. Follow the steps below:

  1. Go to the Start menu, then to Settings.
  2. Select "Personalization" and click on "Taskbar".
  3. Scroll down until you reach the notification settings and find the option "Select which icons appear on the taskbar".
  4. Move the button next to "Power" to the "On" position. The icon should appear instantly.
  5. If the icon is still not visible, click the arrow icon on your taskbar to show hidden icons, then click the battery icon.
  6. If the "Show hidden icons" option didn't help, type "Task Manager" in the Start menu search box and open it. Find the "Processes" tab and right-click on "Explorer", then "Restart".

Frequently Asked Questions

Read this section to know more about battery level indicator in Windows 10.

Why is my battery level not showing?

There are several reasons why your device's power level is not showing. The indicator may have been turned off by mistake – in that case, head to Settings and turn it on. If you are using a laptop, the problem may be with the battery. To check this, go to Device Manager and select the “Scan for hardware changes” option.

Navigate to the "Batteries" section, making sure the "Microsoft AC Adapter" and "ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery" options are there, and check if the power level icon is visible now. Finally, if nothing helps, try updating your battery drivers through Device Manager.

How to show battery percentage on Windows 10 Bluetooth?

You can easily check the percentage of Bluetooth devices connected to your computer by visiting Settings. There, navigate to "Devices" and then "Bluetooth & other devices" to view a list of connected devices. The power level will be displayed to the right of each.

Why doesn't the battery icon show Windows 10?

The battery icon not showing can be extremely annoying because you need it to know your battery level. If it's not showing, you'll have to go to settings every time you want to check it, which is unnecessary and time-consuming. Luckily, you can easily recover the icon by following the steps below:

• Access the Start menu, then Settings.

• Select “Personalization” and click on “Taskbar”.

• Scroll down until you reach the notification settings and look for the option “Select which icons appear on the taskbar”.

• Move the button next to “Power” to the “On” position. The icon should appear instantly.

• If the icon is still not visible, click the arrow icon on your taskbar to show hidden icons, then click the battery icon.

How do I check my battery in Windows 10?

You can check your computer's battery level on the taskbar. If the power level icon is not there, follow these steps:

• Head to Settings, then to “Personalization”.

• Click on “Taskbar” and scroll down until you reach notification settings, then look for the option “Select which icons appear on the taskbar”.

• Move the button next to “Power” to the “On” position. The icon should appear instantly.

To see the exact battery percentage, hover over the icon with a cursor.

Never miss the low battery level

Hopefully, with the help of our guide, you managed to bring your computer's power icon back to the taskbar. Never miss a critical battery level again – remember that you can manage battery notification settings to your liking from the control panel. If you are using a laptop, we advise you to update your device drivers regularly, including the battery driver, to avoid any issues.

Do you know of a more convenient way to find out the battery percentage of Bluetooth devices connected to your computer? Share your life hacks in the comments section below.

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