How to Automatically Show or Hide Windows 11 Taskbar?

How do I hide Windows 11 Taskbar? Do you want to autohide Windows 11 Taskbar? Similar to the Auto Hide Taskbar feature of Windows 10, Windows 11 also comes with an auto-hide function. However, it is buried under the Settings app, and you have to dig out. The autohide is a handy feature of the Windows 11 taskbar when full-screen applications running and you want to hide the taskbar if not in use. You should note that this feature will only hide the taskbar when your mouse cursor is away from them. When you place the cursor on the taskbar again, Taskbar will become visible. That means while working with an application, if you want to open your favorite program from the Taskbar, just move your cursor to the taskbar, and it will become visible. Move the cursor away from the taskbar to hide it automatically.

In this gearupwindows article, we will guide to show and hide Taskbar of Windows 11.

How to Automatically Show or Hide Windows 11 Taskbar?

With the default settings of Windows 11, the taskbar always remains visible. To enable or disable the auto-hide taskbar feature, you need to perform the following steps:-

Step 1. Launch the Settings app by pressing the Windows logo + I keys altogether and then click on the Personalization category.

Step 2. On the right side of Personalization, click on the Taskbar tab to open it.

Step 3. Click the down arrow under Taskbar behaviors to expand it.

Step 4. Here, check the option “Automatically hide the taskbar” under the “Taskbar alignment” section.

That’s it. You can now close the Settings app. If you wish to disable the automatically hide taskbar feature on Windows 11, repeat the above steps. Now in step 4, uncheck the option “Automatically hide the taskbar.”

That’s all.

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