How to Hide or Unhide Taskbar in Windows 10?

Do you want to autohide Windows 10 Taskbar? Microsoft has made Windows 10 Taskbar extremely flexible. The taskbar in Windows 10 is extremely manageable. You can show the App Name of opened Windows without combining Icons and also move the taskbar to any side of your screen or monitor. The autohide feature of the Windows 10 taskbar is handy when full-screen applications running and you want to hide the taskbar if not in use. This feature will only hide the taskbar when your mouse cursor is away from them. Once you place the cursor on the taskbar again, Taskbar will become visible.

In this post, we will guide you on hiding and unhiding the Taskbar on Windows 10 PC.

How to Auto-Hide Taskbar in Windows 10?

To auto-hide Windows 10 Taskbar, perform the following steps:-

Step 1. Click on the Start button and then select the Settings icon on the left side pane.

Step 2. In the Settings window that appears, click on the Personalization category.

Step 3. In Personalization, click on the “Taskbar” from the left side pane.

Step 4. On the right-side pane, turn toggle On “Automatically hide the taskbar in desktop mode.” If you want to hide the taskbar in tablet mode also, turn on the toggle “Automatically hide the taskbar in tablet mode.”

Step 5. Close the Settings app.

The changes are immediate, which means there is no need to restart your PC.

Once you complete the above steps, the Taskbar will automatically hide when you take the cursor away from the Windows 10 Taskbar.

Also Read: Auto-Hide Taskbar when Opened Window Maximized in Windows 10

How to Keep Taskbar Always on Top in Windows 10?

If you are working in Windows 10 and want to keep the Taskbar always visible on the screen, perform the following steps:-

Step 1. Perform a right-click on the free space of the Windows 10 Taskbar.

Step 2. Click on the “Taskbar settings” option.

Step 3. On the right side of the Taskbar, turn toggle Off to “Automatically hide the taskbar in desktop mode” and “Automatically hide the taskbar in tablet mode.”

Once you complete the above steps, the Windows 10 Taskbar will remain visible on your monitor and will not auto-hide.

You might also be interested in making Windows 10 Taskbar fully transparent and also creating multiple Taskbars on your PC.

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