The Xbox Series X controller is an amazing controller. Not only is it used by Xbox console players but it is very popular for PC players who like to use controllers. The controller is bluetooth enabled allowing you to connect it directly to a bluetooth enabled PC. After all, we are not all keyword wizards.
Personally, I prefer to play most games with a controller. Let’s jump in and take a look at how you can check the battery on your controller on PC.
How To Check Xbox Series X Controller Battery On PC
Microsoft recently add a feature to the Xbox Game Bar showcasing the battery level of your controller connected to the computer. Follow the steps below to pull up the game bar and check your controller battery:
- When you have game bar installed on your computer you can press Windows Key + G to open the game bar over any application or game you are running.
- At the top of the game bar you will see a battery symbol showcasing how much battery you have left in the controller
That’s all you have to do to see the battery percentage of your controller.
Why Does Xbox Game Bar Always Have Battery At Critically Low
Some users have reported that even with fresh batteries their Xbox Game bar states that the battery level of the controller if critically low.
There does not seem to be a fix rolled out for this yet even though it has now been two years since the bug was discovered. You can however find out the correct battery percentage on your controller through the Devices panel. Follow the steps below to find your battery & in devices.
- Click on the Windows start button and search for Bluetooth & Devices in the search bar
- Click on Bluetooth and Devices
- Here you should see your Xbox controller connected with the battery percentage displayed.
This should show an accurate battery percentage letting you know how much longer you will be able to game for on that controller.
Now you know how to easily check the battery percentage of your Xbox Series X controller on PC. Never run out of battery in the middle of an important game again.
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