How to customize or disable search box on Windows 10 taskbar

Windows 10 comes with default search box on taskbar. If you want to customize search box, Windows 10 provides great customization controls!

Follow below steps to customize search box on taskbar

  1. Right click on taskbar. In popup menu select search. You can see three sub-menus for customizing search box
    • Disabled
    • Show search icon
    • Show search box
    Search box customization
  2. Select 'Disabled' menu to disable/remove search box from taskbar
    Disable search box
  3. Select 'Show search icon' menu to show only search icon (no search box) in taskbar
    Show search icon
  4. Select 'Show search box' menu to show search box (Windows 10 default) in taskbar
    Show search box