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How to Hide Taskbar in Windows 10

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How to Hide Taskbar in Windows 10

Wondering how to hide Taskbar in Windows 10? You’ve landed in the right place. The taskbar is a handy tool to access all the frequently used apps quickly and easily. However, some of the users may prefer to save some screen space by hiding the taskbar. If you want your desktop clean and tidy, the following section will be very helpful to you.

Steps to Hide Taskbar Automatically in Windows 10

Right click anywhere on the Windows 10 PC screen and select the Personalize menu.

How to Hide Taskbar in Windows 10

The Settings window will open on the screen. On the left-side menu panel, select the Taskbar menu.

How to Hide Taskbar in Windows 10

You can navigate to this page, by simply right-clicking the taskbar icon and select Taskbar settings.

How to Hide Taskbar in Windows 10

On the Settings screen, slider the toggle located below the following options:

  • Automatically hide the taskbar in desktop mode
  • Automatically hide the taskbar in tablet mode
How to Hide Taskbar in Windows 10

That’s it. The taskbar will hide within a fraction of seconds.

Related Guide: Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts that every user should know.

Auto Hide Taskbar in Windows 10 using Command Prompt

Click the Start icon on your Windows 10 PC and type “cmd.” Select and open the Command Prompt.

Launch Command Prompt

Copy and paste the following command:

powershell -command “&{$p=’HKCU:SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\StuckRects3′;$v=(Get-ItemProperty -Path $p).Settings;$v[8]=3;&Set-ItemProperty -Path $p -Name Settings -Value $v;&Stop-Process -f -ProcessName explorer}”

Enter the Command

Press the enter key and the taskbar will be hidden automatically. To turn this off, enter the following command and hit the enter key.

powershell -command “&{$p=’HKCU:SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\StuckRects3′;$v=(Get-ItemProperty -Path $p).Settings;$v[8]=2;&Set-ItemProperty -Path $p -Name Settings -Value $v;&Stop-Process -f -ProcessName explorer}”

These are the two ways you can use to hide the taskbar in Windows. After hiding the taskbar, it will show up only when you have received a notification or hovered the mouse over the taskbar location. Do you know any other way to hide the taskbar in Windows 10 or want to share some suggestions related to this guide? Well, use the comments section provided below. Keep visiting our Facebook and Twitter pages to get all the articles instantly.

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