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2017-10-11

5 windows 10 taskbar tweaks you should check out with pictures



The windows 10 taskbar is a section on the most widely used computer operating system that allows you to access some selected Apps easily without going through the normal process of moving the cursor on the desktop background in search of the intended App.
If you have been hearing for quite sometime that this section known as taskbar is "tweakable" but don't know how to start the tweaking? Relax and read below the different methods of making it look like your own arrangements.

windows 10 taskbar tweaks you should check out



As you may know it, windows 10 is the later version of the series of windows operating systems credited to Microsoft. It is much more better than its predecessors in all ramifications and it is widely accepted by computer Users. Now, see the different methods by which you can tweak your windows 10 taskbar.

√ Hide the Taskbar

To hide the taskbar means to make it invisible until its use arises. There's nothing to be afraid of, it's still there at your service but needs your command to serve.
windows 10 taskbar tweaks you should check out

 You can hide the windows 10 taskbar by using your Windows 10 PC or other devices in desktop mode, turn on the option at the top of the screen that says: "Automatically hide the taskbar in desktop mode."

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This tweak is also available for tablet users or gadgets in tablet mode, turn on the option that says: "Automatically hide the taskbar in tablet mode." Your windows taskbar will disappear and only reappear when you move your mouse cursor to the location of the bar.

√ Move the Taskbar

This method of tweaking the windows 10 taskbar can be seen as an easy mission to accomplish. You can position your taskbar wherever you wish by using two methods namely;
* manual method and 
* automatic method.
windows 10 taskbar tweaks you should check out

To manually achieve the reposition of your taskbar, click on any empty area of the taskbar and drag it to your preferred location on the desktop background.
windows 10 taskbar tweaks you should check out

Using the automatic method to achieve this same purpose, right-click on any empty area of the taskbar and click on Taskbar settings from the pop-up menu. Scroll down the Taskbar settings screen to the entry for "Taskbar location on screen." Click the drop-down box and set the location for left, top, right, or bottom.

√ Adjust Icon Size

Depending on the type of work you do with your windows, the taskbar can accommodate more icons for quicker access and what it require is just reducing the size of the existing icons on the taskbar.
windows 10 taskbar tweaks you should check out

You can adjust the size of the existing icons by turning On the option for "Use small taskbar buttons," and the existing icons shrink in size.

Incase it is too tiny for you to see, turn off the same option to return them to their larger size. The adjustment of the size of the icons is to accommodate more icons.

√ The System Tray customization

The system Tray which is located at the right corner of the screen houses, the clock, wi-fi, volume etc and can be customized by putting your selected icons.
windows 10 taskbar tweaks you should check out
 You can achieve this by scrolling down the Taskbar settings screen to the section for "Notification Area." Tap on the link for "Select which icons appear on the taskbar."

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windows 10 taskbar tweaks you should check out

At the "Select which icons appear on the taskbar" screen, toggle on the icons that you wish to see in the System Tray and turn off the ones you want to stay hidden.

√ More than one single row

Let's say you have enormous icons that you'd like to appear on the windows 10 taskbar and the normal row cannot accommodate them, you can tweak the taskbar by resizing the taskbar to become two rows.

 Do this by holding the top border of the taskbar and drag it up until it takes up two rows.

You can get rid of most of the icons by reducing the height of the taskbar back to a single row by dragging down the top border.

Depending on how you resize the taskbar, you can also take precautions so you don't accidentally resize it.

At the Taskbar settings screen, turn on the option to "Lock the taskbar." This means that you won't be able to resize it unless you turn off the option to lock it.

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