Check the battery status

Display the status of the battery and connected devices

  1. Go to the desktop and start typing Power.

  2. Click Power to open the panel. The status of Batteries and known Devices is displayed.

If an internal battery is detected, the Batteries section displays the status of one or more laptop batteries. The indicator bar shows the percent charged, as well as time until fully charged if plugged in, and time remaining when running on battery power.

The Devices section displays the status of connected devices.

The status icon in the top bar shows the charge level of the main internal battery, and whether it is currently charging or not. It can also display the charge as a percentage.