If you have switched to the Windows operating system with UPS then you must be aware of the tiny battery icon that is seen in taskbar’s system tray.
The battery icon makes it easy for the users to use the power options, Adjust screen brightness and Windows Mobility Center. The users can shuffle between the different power plans with just a single click on the battery icon.
Fix Battery Icon Missing From Taskbar Issue
Sometimes you may find that this useful icon is missing from the system tray on the taskbar. In case you find the battery icon missing you can try the following methods to bring back the battery icon that is missing from the taskbar.
Scan the system for changes in hardware
In case you have got a new battery for your laptop your OS may not have recognized the new hardware yet. So make sure you scan the system to check for hardware changes to help your system trace new battery.
Follow the steps given below
Head to search and in search bar type – control panel and this will open control panel
Head to – Hardware and Sound and then add a device
Wait for some time and let wizard identify the battery
Now restart your system
Battery Icon should be enabled
Windows 10 allows you to select the icons that can be seen on the taskbar and you can also disable them completely. You can access this features via Settings window that can be found through the Start menu and then chooses- System. Select – Notifications and actions from the menu located towards the left.
Now you need to check if the Power Icon present there is enabled. To check that click- Turn system icons on or off and ensure Power is in an enabled state.
Now also ensure that battery icon is adjusted to be displayed in your taskbar. In order to accomplish the task head to the previous window and
Click- Select which icons appear on the taskbar
Search for Power icon and then enable it
SFC scanner is yet another effective inbuilt tool used for troubleshooting which is specially designed to handle issues associated with the system. Let us learn how to use SFC scan
Head to search and in search box type- cmd which will open command prompt as administrator
Type the command – sfc/scannow and press enter
Wait for some time to let the process get over
Now restart your PC
Try restarting Windows Explorer
Yes, restarting windows explorer can be useful and it is quite easy to start Windows Explorer. You just need to
Head to – Task Manager
Find Windows explorer process
Click on – Windows Explorer process and then Restart
Restart your system