Let’s learn Windows 11 how to hide taskbar. The hide taskbar option in Windows 11 is helpful while playing Xbox games. There are many other scenarios where it’s better to hide the taskbar from Windows 11.
The Windows 11 default behavior is set to make taskbar always visible to users. You can change this behavior by changing the configuration from the Settings app. You have options to keep the taskbar icons on the left or center side of the taskbar.
Windows 11 taskbar customization options are changed a lot. I will cover some of them in the following section. You also have an option to change from light mode to dark mode in Windows 11. I have noticed that the Windows 11 search didn’t produce any results for hiding the taskbar option.
Windows 11 How to Hide Taskbar
As mentioned above, hiding the taskbar while playing games and movies is a good user experience. Learn how to hide Windows 11 taskbar using the following steps:
- Click on start button from Windows 11.
- Click on Settings app.
- Navigate through Personalization option.
- Click on Taskbar to configure Hide or Unhide option.
You can configure Taskbar behaviors like Taskbar alignment, Badging, Automatically hide, and Multiple displays options from the Taskbar -> Taskbar behaviors section.
- Click Task Behaviors option to expand that section from personalization menu.
- Select Automatically hide the taskbar option to enable hide/unhide option.
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Windows 10 taskbar has many right-click options like taskbar settings, lock the taskbar, Task Manager, Show open Windows, Windows side by side, Toolbars, etc…
However, Windows 11 has only one option when you right-click on the taskbar, and that is Taskbar Settings.
Anoop C Nair is Microsoft MVP! He is a Device Management Admin with more than 20 years of experience (calculation done in 2021) in IT. He is Blogger, Speaker, and Local User Group HTMD Community leader. His main focus is on Device Management technologies like SCCM 2012, Current Branch, and Intune. He writes about ConfigMgr, Windows 11, Windows 10, Azure AD, Microsoft Intune, Windows 365, AVD, etc.