What would you do if your Windows 10 laptop suddenly shut down without any warning or notification? And even if you try to turn on your laptop, it won’t start. Then you might realize that maybe it didn’t have enough battery and you missed the low battery notification. Have you? The only way to confirm this is to make sure the notification is working to remind you of the battery status. This article will help you resolve the issue when the low battery notification is not working on Windows 10.
If it makes you feel better, you’re not alone. Many other Windows 10 users have faced the same issue where the laptop turns off before giving a low battery notification. For many users, their laptop stops at 30-40%. Wondering how to fix no low battery notification issue? Read on for the answer.
1. Set the low battery notification
You need to check whether the low battery notification is enabled or not on your PC. Here are the steps:
Step 1: Open Control Panel using Explorer or Settings.
2nd step: Click Power Options in Control Panel.
Point: You can access the Power Options screen from Windows 10 Settings> Power & Sleep> Additional Power Settings. You can also right-click the battery icon on the taskbar and select Power Options.
Step 3: Click on Modify plan parameters next to the selected plan.
Step 4: Click Change advanced power settings.
Step 5: The Power Options pop-up window opens. Expand the Battery section. Here you will find various options regarding the battery which you should check and adjust according to your preference.
Step 6: First, expand the low battery notification. Now make sure it says On next to the “On battery” and “Plugged in” options. If it says Off, click on it and select On from the drop-down list. Click Apply to save the changes.
Step 7: Now expand the low battery level and check the percentage. In the event that it is extremely low, increase it to at least 15-25%. Click on Apply.
Step 8: Likewise, expand the Low Battery action. Select Do nothing for both options. This will prevent your PC from shutting down, sleeping, or hibernating as soon as your battery hits low.
Step 9: Repeat steps 6 through 9 for the critical battery. That is, activate its notification and set the critical battery level (it must be lower than the low battery level). Also, set the Critical Battery action to Hibernate instead of Shut down, making sure you don’t lose your unsaved work. Click on Apply.
Refer to our guide if your Windows 10 PC shuts down instead of going into sleep or hibernate mode.
Note: Make sure not to keep the critical battery level above the low battery level.
Step 10: Finally, increase the level of the reserve battery. Make sure the displayed levels are lower than those set in Low battery level. You can keep the reserve battery level between Low and Critical.
Step 11: Restart your computer. Once it restarts, you have to wait to check if your laptop sends low battery notification.
Point: Repeat the above steps for all power plans if you continue to switch between them.
2. Change the battery saving percentage
The battery saving mode on your Windows 10 can also interfere with the low battery warning. Typically, the battery saver is configured to activate at a 20% battery level. If your low battery notification is set to a value less than 20% in Method 1, you might not receive the notification. This happens because the battery saver is turned on at 20%, which limits some notifications.
You can reduce the battery percentage for Battery Saver by going to Windows 10 Settings> System> Battery. Change the percentage under “Automatically turn on battery saver at”. You can also keep the low battery notification above 20% in Method 1.
Point: The battery saver can also be activated manually. Check if it is disabled.
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3. Activate Windows 10 notifications
Step 1: Open Settings on your Windows 10 PC. Use Windows key + I keyboard shortcut to open Settings.
2nd step: Go to System> Notifications and actions.
Step 3: Activate the toggle next to Security and maintenance in the “Receive notifications from these senders” section.
4. Troubleshoot the power supply
You should use the built-in troubleshooter to find problems with the battery notification. To do this, go to Windows 10 Settings> Update & Security. Click Troubleshoot in the left sidebar. Under Troubleshooting, click Additional Troubleshooters.
Click Power and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the troubleshooting process.
5. Restore default power settings
You might have accidentally changed a power setting that might conflict with the low battery notification. So you can always restore the changes you made to the power settings to their default values. To do this, right-click on the battery icon in the taskbar. Select the power options. You can open Power Options from Windows 10 Control Panel and Settings as shown in Method 1.
On the Power Options screen, click Change plan settings next to your plan.
Click Restore default settings for this plan.
Show remaining battery
We would expect that one of the solutions above will have fixed the issue of no low battery notification on your Windows 10 laptop. Once everything is fine, turn on the percentage of remaining battery in the taskbar. tasks. This will help you keep track of your PC’s battery level.
While you customize the low and critical battery levels, you should also customize the action of closing the lid of your Windows 10 laptop. Find out how from the following link.
Last updated Jan 4, 2021
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