5 Best Ways To Fix Battery Icon Missing in Windows (Easily)

The battery icon is one of the most essential shortcuts to view the power consumption in laptops. Without it surely users would be in real trouble because it shows the amount of charge is left and it also allows the users to control and adjust the way power is consumed by the system.

Best Ways To Fix Battery Icon Missing in Windows 10

So, in this post, I will be listing out the 5 best ways to Fix Battery Icon Missing in Windows 10. 

1. Enabling Battery Icon from Icon Settings 

So there are times when the settings of the icon are adjusted or changed or the settings are bugged at times. So, you can try that to bring back the Power icon from the icon settings by enabling it.

Steps:

  1. Click on the windows search bar
  2. Search for “Icon
  3. Click on “Turn System icons on or off
  4. Look for “Power” 
  5. Check whether it is enabled or not
  6. Turn it “on” if it is turned “off” 

Make sure that the icons are enabled to be viewed on the taskbar from the taskbar settings. Follow the steps to enable or check whether it is enabled or not.

Steps:

  1. Click on the windows search bar
  2. Search for “Icon
  3. Click on “Select which icons appear on the taskbar
  4. Look for “Power
  5. Check whether it is enabled or not
  6. Turn it “on” if it is turned “off” 
  7. And you are done

So, this method should most probably resolve the issue and if not then head on! 

2. Restart Windows Explorer to Fix Battery Icon Missing

In this method, you will have to restart Windows Explorer which will basically reset every setting to default and eventually solves all the errors with the windows explorer and system icon options too.

Steps:

  1. Right-click on the taskbar and open task manager
  2. Or just use the shortcut “Ctrl+Alt+Delete” button and open the task manager
    (Make sure the “My PC” window or any window is opened otherwise the windows explorer won’t show)
  3. Now look for “Windows Explorer” right-click on it
  4. Now, restart it
  5. And you are done

Proceed to next if this method didn’t work.

3. Enable Battery Icon From Device Manager

Sometimes there are issues or bugs in the driver’s software. So, the following are the steps to enable the icon from the device manager.

Steps:

  1. Click on the windows search bar
  2. Search for “Device manager” or open directly from the control panel
  3. Open Device manager
  4. Look for “Batteries
  5. Expand by clicking on it
  6. Look for the drivers
  7. Right-click on both the drivers
  8. Then, click on enable on both the drivers if it is disabled
  9. After it is done
  10. Look for “Action” at the top side
  11. Then click on “Scan for hardware changes
  12. And done

If the driver is missing then look for the below-mentioned method.

Also Read : 5 Ways To Fix Wi Fi Icon Disappeared In Windows 10

4. Installing Battery Driver directly from the web manually

So, there will be some users who won’t find the batteries driver. So, in this situation, all you have to do is search for “download battery driver for windows 10” on Google or any search engine that you use. Then click on the appropriate link and you will be redirected to the driver file and you can install it and probably the issue will be solved.

5. Install Battery Driver Automatically Using Driver App

So, in this method also you will have to update drivers but this time you will have to install a 3rd party app i.e. Driver Booster, which is one of the most trusted apps to manage drivers software in the system. Hence, follow the below-mentioned steps to update drivers through Driver Booster.

Main-interface-of-driver-booster

Steps:

  1. Once you have downloaded and installed the tool
  2. Run it
  3. Now click on the “Scan” button
  4. Now it will begin the scanning process and will scan for all the outdated drivers in the system.
  5. Once the scanning is done, in the next window there will be a list that shows the number of drivers to be installed or updated.
  6. Now select all the “Battery” and “Power” related driver and update or install the drivers
  7. Or just click on update all (make sure to have a good internet connection)
  8. And once the updating process is done 
  9. You are done

Hence, this should most probably do the job and solve the error issues.

FAQs

Why has the battery icon disappeared from Windows 10?

Most probably it happens because of some bugs or disabling of some icon settings in the system.

How do I restore the battery icon in Windows 10?

You can look for icon settings and make changes accordingly or just go on to driver options to get better and assured results regarding battery icon restoration.

How do I fix the invisible icon on my Taskbar Windows 10?

You can look for driver settings in the system or try restarting windows explorer which also might solve the issue. This will surely solve the issue regarding the Invisible Taskbar icons in Windows 10.

Conclusion

So, these were the 5 best ways to Fix Battery Icon Missing in Windows 10. Hence, if you found this post to be useful then do share it with those who might find this useful too. 

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Shreyash Pradhan
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