How To Hide The Windows 11 Taskbar

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For those looking to optimize their workspace and screen size, hiding the taskbar on any Windows platform is a great way to get a little more out of smaller screens. In all honesty, some users just prefer to keep it hidden away. Whichever camp you sit in, here’s a quick how-to on how to hide the Windows 11 Taskbar:

How To Hide The Windows 11 Taskbar


Right-Click the Taskbar

Then click taskbar settings


Find The Right Toggle

This will be the ‘Automatically hide the taskbar in desktop mode’ toggle. Simply click to activate


The Taskbar Is Now Hidden

To show the taskbar, simply move the mouse cursor to the bottom of the screen.

For more handy tips on navigating Windows 11, make sure to bookmark our hub.

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