Is the battery icon is missing from your Windows 10 Taskbar? Power button setting grayed out in Windows 10; what to do? Windows 10 comes with a lot of features, and most Windows users are happy with it. However, some people face different issues after upgrading to Windows 10 from the previous version of Windows 10/8/8.1/7. Even a few users reported that the battery icon is missing from the Taskbar after installing Windows Updates. If you face issues like power button settings being grayed out in Windows 10 or the battery icon is missing from your Windows 10 notebook or laptop, this post will help you.
In the gearupwindows post, we are going to learn the following:-
- Restore the missing battery icon in the Windows 10 Taskbar
- Fix the Power button setting grayed out in Windows 10
How to restore the missing battery icon in the Windows 10 Taskbar?
Step 1. Open the Settings app by pressing
Step 2. On the Setting window, click on the
Step 3. Under the Personalization category, click on the
Step 4. In the subsequent window, you will find some buttons next to Clock, Volume, Location, Network, Action Center, and so on. Toggle switch On next to Power entry.
The battery icon should be immediately visible on the Windows 10 Taskbar.
In case the toggle switch is greyed out, that means you are unable to turn it On, perform the following steps:-
Step 1. Click on the
Step 2. On the available top results, click on the “Device Manager” to open it.
Step 3. Under the Device Manager window, expand
You can find two different options here, “Microsoft AC Adapter” and “Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery.”
Step 4. Right-click on
Step 5. Now, right-click on “Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery” and select
Restart your Windows 10 machine; you should now enable or disable the Power in the Settings.