5 solutions for when Windows 10 low battery notification is not working

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What would you do if your Windows 10 laptop suddenly shuts down without any warning or notification? And, even if you try to turn on your laptop, it won't boot. So you may realize that maybe it didn't have enough battery power and if you missed the low battery notification. You have done? The only way to confirm this is to make sure the notification works to remind you of the battery status. This post will help you fix the problem when low battery notification is not working on Windows 10.

If it makes you feel better, you are not alone. Many other Windows 10 users have faced the same issue where the laptop shuts down before sending a low battery notification. For many users, their laptop shuts down at 30-40%. Are you wondering how to fix the problem of no low battery notification? Read on for the answer.

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1. Set the low battery notification

You need to check if low battery notification is enabled or not on your PC. Here are the steps:

1 pass: Open the Control Panel using Windows Explorer or Settings.

2 pass: Click Power Options in the Control Panel.

Suggestion: You can access the Power Options screen from Windows 10 Settings> Power & Sleep> Additional Power Settings. Alternatively, right-click the battery icon in the system tray and select Power Options.

3 pass- Click Change Plan Settings next to the selected plan.

Step 4: do click Change advanced power settings.

Step 5: yes will open the Power Options pop-up window. Expand the Battery section. Here you will find various options regarding the battery that you need to check and set according to your preferences.

Step 6: starts by expanding the low battery notification. Now make sure it is displayed next to both “On battery” and “Connected” options. If Off is displayed, click on it and select On from the drop-down box. Click Apply to save the changes.

Step 7: now expand Low Battery and check the percentage. If it is extremely low, increase it by at least 15 to 25%. Click Apply.

Step 8: allo likewise, expand Low Battery Action. Select Do nothing for the two options. This will prevent your PC from shutting down, sleeping or hibernating as soon as the battery reaches the low threshold.

Step 9: repeat steps 6-9 for the critical battery. That is, enable its notification and set the critical battery level (it should be lower than the low battery level). Also, set the Battery Critical action to Hibernate instead of Stop, making sure you don't lose any unsaved work. Click Apply.

Final report: make sure not to maintain the critical battery level more than the low battery level.

Step 10: finally, expand the backup battery level. Make sure the levels shown are lower than those set in Low Battery Level. You can keep the backup battery level between Low and Critical.

Step 11: restart your computer. Once restarted, you should wait to check if your laptop sends a low battery notification.

Suggestion: repeat the above steps for all power plans if you continue to switch between them.

2. Change the battery saver percentage

The battery saver mode on Windows 10 may also interfere with the low battery warning. Typically, Battery Saver is set to enable at 20% battery level. If the low battery notification is set to less than 20% in method 1, you may not receive the notification. This happens because battery saver is enabled 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 to “Automatically turn on battery saver at”. Alternatively, keep the low battery notification above 20% in method 1.

Suggestion: Battery saver can also be enabled manually. Check if it is disabled.

3. Enable windows 10 notifications

Step 1: open the Settings on your Windows 10 PC. Use the Windows key + I keyboard shortcut to open Settings.

2 pass: Go to System> Notifications and Actions.

3 pass: Enable the switch next to Security and maintenance in the “Receive notifications from these senders” section.

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4. Troubleshoot power problems

You need to use the built-in troubleshooter to detect problems with the battery notification. To do this, go to Windows 10 Settings> Update & Security. Click Troubleshoot from the left sidebar. Under Troubleshooting, click More Troubleshooting Tools.

Click Power and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the troubleshooting process.

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5. Restore the default power settings

You may have accidentally changed a power setting that may conflict with the low battery notification. Then, you can always reset the changes you made to the power settings to their default values. For this, right-click on the battery icon in the system tray. Select Power Options. You can open Power Options from the Control Panel and Windows 10 Settings, as shown in Method 1.

On the Power Options screen, click Change plan settings next to your plan.

Click Restore Defaults for This Plan.

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