When you hover your mouse cursor over the battery icon tray, it, by default, shows the remaining battery time and percentage irrespective of the Windows version you use. Checking the remaining time helps you know when you can use your system.
If your Windows 11 or 10 does not show the remaining time on hovering over the battery icon in the system tray and you want to correct it, this risewindows article will teach you just that.
How to Show Remaining Battery Time on Windows 11 and 10?
Use the following steps to enable the remaining battery time on Windows 11 or 10:-
Step 1: Firstly, open Registry Editor.
Step 2: Next, navigate to the following from the left sidebar of Registry Editor:-
Step 3: Create three REG_DWORD: EnergyEstimationEnabled, EnergyEstimationDisabled, and UserBatteryDischargeEstimator on the opposite side of the “Power” folder. You can skip it if any one of them is already created.
Right-click on the free space on the right side of the “Power” key and go to
Name the newly created REG_DWORD as
Step 4: Next, you have to repeat step 3 and create two more REG_DWORD, namely
Step 5: Next, double-click on each REG_DWORD and set these “Value data” to the following:-
- EnergyEstimationEnabled: 1
- EnergyEstimationDisabled: 0
- UserBatteryDischargeEstimator: 0
Step 6: Click on
After configuring all the three REG_DWORD correctly, it should look like the below image:-
Step 7: Reboot your system as the final step to apply the changes.
After completing all the steps, Windows 11 or 10 will show the remaining battery time and percentage when you hover your mouse over the battery icon in the system tray.
Now, if you want to hide battery status (remaining time), you will have to set the following Value data. You will find it beside the Power key:-
- EnergyEstimationEnabled : 0
- EnergyEstimationDisabled : 1
- UserBatteryDischargeEstimator : 1
Note: In case you are connected to a charger, Windows will not display any estimated time.
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