Windows 10 battery icon not showing in the taskbar

I know that you have just found your Windows 10 battery icon missing from your system tray. After lots of research, you are unable to restore your disappeared battery icon from the system tray. But if you are reading this, then you are at the right place to restore missing battery icon from your Windows 10 laptop.

Maybe there are lots of icons present in your system tray area where your clock is present. You battery icon present but it is hidden. You can see there is a top arrow, present at the left side of your system tray. Click on it, and you will get a small window popup. Where all the icon present. This is called a ‘notification area overflow pane’. There is a possibility you can find your missing battery icon. If you cant see, then follow the below steps.

Windows 10 battery icon not showing

Method 1 – How to restore windows 10 battery icon

If you cant see your battery icon on in notification area overflow pane, then right-click on your taskbar and click on Taskbar settings option.

taskbar settings

The setting window will appear. Scroll down and go to “Notification area”, and click on “Turn system icons on or off” option.

turn system icon on or off

Now search for Power option and click on the toggle icon “ON”. Your missing battery icon will be restored in your system area. But if Windows 10 can’t recognize your laptop, Windows 10 thinks you are using Desktop PC, so the Power option greyed out.

power on

If the above method does not work try this method two to restore your windows 10 missing battery icon.

Method 2 – By using the uninstalling driver

Now right-click on your start button, a menu will appear. Select Device manager from that menu.

Device manager

From the Device Manager window, click on the arrow icon beside the Batteries option. You can see there are two drivers present. Right-click on it and click on uninstall device option. Do the same for those two items. Don’t worry, you don’t have to manually install both drivers. Windows 10 will automatically install it for you.

uninstall device

To install the driver automatically, just click on “Scan for hardware changes icon”.

uninstall windows 10 battery driver

Windows 10 will automatically search the driver and will install it. This method does not require an internet connection, as the default driver already presents into Windows 10 system.

By this above method, you can see your missing Windows 10 battery icon successfully restored at the system tray.

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