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If you log on to your system with Windows 10 and notice that the battery icon is conspicuously absent from your taskbar then don’t worry here we are providing 5 methods that you could try to fix the missing battery icon in windows 10 issue.


Disable and Re-able Battery Hardware to fix Battery Icon Missing issue after Windows 10 Update

Here we are going to great method to fix the missing battery icon in Windows is disabling and then re-enabling the ACPI component and battery hardware. For resolve this issue just follow these steps that are below:

Step 1:

  • On the keyboard press Windows key + X altogether and open Device Manager and then select Device Manager.

Step 2:

  • Find the Batteries category and then expand it. In this step you will see two options first Microsoft AS Adapter and Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery.

Step 3:

  • On Microsoft AS Adapter right-click and choose Disable

Step 4:

  • On Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery and choose Disable

Note: after disable both of them and now will need to 2 options re-enable.

Step 5:

  • Again right click on the Microsoft AS Adapter and select Enable

Step 6:

  • On the Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery right-click and then select Enable

Step 7:

  • Now at the last step reboot your computer


Enable Battery Icon to Resolve the Issue of Missing Battery Icon in Windows 10

Another method that really works if you’ve disable the battery icon is missing in Windows 10, and now you need to enable the battery icon then you must should follow the below steps:

Step 1:

  • To open Setting on the keyboard press Windows key + l simultaneously

Step 2:

  • Navigate to Personalization, and then click on it

Step 3:

  • The taskbar setting could be visible under Personalization

Step 4:

  • Locate Turn system icons on or off under Notification area

Step 5:

  • In the last step toggle the switch next to power icon to on position



  1. On the blank area of taskbar right-click and choose settings.
  2. Select turn system icons on or off.
  3. Make sure power is on.
  4. Go back on the windows of step two.
  5. Select which icons appear on the taskbar click.
  6. You make sure enabled power icon.


Uninstall and reinstall Microsoft AC Adapter driver to fix the battery icon missing windows 10

Sometimes this problem could be occur by a wrong battery driver. However, you can resolve this problem through reinstalling your battery driver.

Follow these below steps:

  1. Press the Windows logo key button and R at the same time on you keyboard to invoke the Run box.
  2. In the run box type devmgmt.msc and press enter.
  3. To expand the section double-click Batteries. On Microsoft AC Adapter to select Uninstall. When asked to confirm the uninstalling click Yes.
  4. When its complete, to select Scan for hardware changes click Action. Windows automatically install a new AC adapter driver for you.
  5. Via the same method of step 3 and 4 reinstall Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery.


Check for Windows 10 update

You could try to make a Windows update, if your battery icon disappears in Windows 10. A new Windows update often includes security updates, bug fixes and performance enhancements. To check for a windows update follow these below steps:

  1. Click on the start menu and then navigate to settings
  2. Go to the update and security
  3. Select Windows Update
  4. Select Check for updates