How to Hide Taskbar in Windows 10

The Windows 10 is one of the (OS) operating systems which has the most intelligent features in a taskbar. It is located on the base of the computer screen that provides a point to immediately launch your preferred applications.

The Windows 10 taskbar also helps you to see the complete information regarding the computer like Wi-Fi connection, battery percentage, and volume level. It’s a great, handy feature for most. However, not everyone is a fan, and many people don’t know about the features too. In case you find that the taskbar is taking too much screen space so you can hide them through an easy process. So let’s discuss the process to quickly hide your taskbar in Windows 10 PC, laptop as well as tablet.

How to Hide the Taskbar in Windows 10

1. You have to right-click on the blank area of your Windows 10 taskbar for revealing a list of menu options.

2. Click on Taskbar settings, this option is available at the bottom of the list of options.

Click on Taskbar settings

3. In the Taskbar menu, assure that the option of “Automatically hide the taskbar in desktop mode” is allowed through clicking for turning the little lever to the right of the option blue. In case your device offers a tablet mode, assure that the option for hiding the taskbar in view is enabled/turned blue too.

In the Taskbar menu, assure that the option of Automatically hide the taskbar in desktop mode

4. After you enable the option, then your taskbar should leave automatically. You have to click on the small X at the top right of the options screen to change your savings.

Note: You can re-enable the taskbar by clicking on that blue lever, so they are no longer highlighted.

Now, the taskbar will disappear automatically, and you have to move the mouse at the proper area of the screen for unhiding it. On the tablet, you have to swipe up through the bottom of the screen at any time to make the taskbar reappear.  There are various features also available, like moving its position on the screen or making the icons much smaller.


In this post, we have provided complete information on How to hide the taskbar in Windows 10. This feature provides an ease to hide your taskbar automatically when you are not using it. If you have a query, then you can let us know in the comment section, and we will try to keep you updated.

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