Seeing how much battery you have left on your Windows 11 laptop computer will help you know when to charge the device. Windows PC users benefit from checking their estimated remaining battery time and charge level status upon hovering on the battery icon through the taskbar. Unfortunately, Windows 11 PC users find it rather of a nuisance and causes problems along the way. They cannot check and see the detailed remaining battery life time status on their laptop computer.
You may have set the incorrect settings or did not enable the battery feature at all on your computer. You may also fail to update the operating system of your Windows 11 PC to the latest version available. Other factors may also contribute to the battery icon function not working issue.
How to Troubleshoot & Fix Computer Does Not Show Estimated Detailed Remaining Battery Time on Windows 11 PC
If you experience the issue with the detailed estimated remaining battery time percentage not showing up when hovering on your Windows 11 PC, you can try to resolve it with the following solutions below. Check the troubleshooting methods and workarounds one at a time and check to see if one of them works in showing the detailed battery charge status.
Method #1 – Install Available Updates on your Windows PC
- Launch the Settings menu.
- Navigate to Windows Update.
- Click the Check for Updates button.
- Wait for your PC to scan for available updates.
- Now, scan these updates one at a time.
- Restart your PC.
Method #2 – Create a New Registry DWORD
- Launch the Registry Editor. You can use the Run Dialog Box and enter regedit.
- Click Yes.
- Enter the following command: Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Power.
- Locate the EnergyEstimationDisabled folder and open it.
- Change the Value to 0.
- Look for the UserBatteryDischargeEstimator folder and open it.
- Change the Value to 0.
- If you cannot find these folders, you need to create them.
- Right-click anywhere within the Power window.
- Select New.
- Choose DWORD (32-bit) Value.
- Enter the following name: EnergyEstimationDisabled.
- Create another new DWORD (32-bit) Value and name it: UserBatteryDischargeEstimator.
- Double-click each new folder and set the values to 0.
- Now, create another new DWORD (32-bit) value and rename it: EnergyEstimationEnabled.
- Set the value to 1.
View your Remaining Battery from Power and Sleep Settings
If you cannot troubleshoot the error, you can manually check the remaining battery time via the Power and Sleep settings.
- Open the Settings menu.
- Go to System.
- Select Power & Battery.
- You will then see the remaining battery life.
How did you fix the remaining battery level status not showing up issue on your Windows 11 computer? You can tell us in the comment section below.