How to lock or auto-hide taskbar in Windows 10

In Windows 10 you can keep taskbar in one place by locking it, which can prevent accidental moving or resizing. You can also enable auto-hide for taskbar to create more screen space when you are not using it.

Lock the taskbar

  1. Right click on taskbar and select "Lock the taskbar" in context menu.
  2. select lock the taskbar context menu
OR
  1. Right click on taskbar and select "Properties" in context menu.
  2. Right click on taskbar and select Properties
  3. In "Taskbar and Start menu Properties" window, select check box in front of "Lock the taskbar" option. Click on Apply button to save the change.
  4. lock the taskbar

Auto-hide the taskbar

  1. In "Taskbar and Start menu Properties" window, select check box in front of "Auto-hide the taskbar" option. Click on Apply button to save the change.
  2. auto-hide the taskbar
    You can turn off auto-hide taskbar by unchecking "Auto-hide the taskbar" check box.
    When taskbar is hidden, you can hover near bottom of screen to make it visible.

Published - August 26, 2015 by Neelam Maske




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