By default, the Windows 10 Taskbar is located at the bottom of your computer screen, provides quick access to your favorite apps and allows you to check things like time, date and system notifications in blink. But if you find the Taskbar more than distracting it is helpful? Or what if you want to maximize the desktop area without the toolbar taking up precious pixels? The good news is that you can configure Windows to hide the Taskbar automatically, allowing you to access it when needed, but keep it out of the way when it doesn’t. Here’s how to hide the Taskbar in Windows 10.
Instructions for Hide / Show the Taskbar in Windows 10
1. Right-click the Taskbar, and click or click Properties
2. Check the box of “ Auto-hide the taskbar ” to enable hiding the Taskbar
3. Click Apply
That’s it! The Taskbar is hidden and automatically pops up when the mouse pointer is near the bottom of the screen. It also shows up when you swipe up from the bottom of the screen.
One downside to enabling auto-hide for the Taskbar is that it requires an additional action to view Start, access Cortana, or other items in the Taskbar. However, it’s still a nice option. Will you automatically hide on Windows 10? Let us know in the comments!