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How To Show or Hide Icons in the taskbar Windows 8

How to Hide icons from Taskbar System tray in windows 8

 Windows 8

As we all know, Task bar contains some important icon which appears near Taskbar Clock ,Actually these Quick  Taskbar icons  are used to Quick access important programs from Taskbar itself But People don't like Lots of icons in there Task bar ( at left ), These TaskBar icons Spread all over the taskbar Due to which These Taskbar icon does't look cool also they ruin Taskbar design also .So in this Article we Will show you The method to Hide Icons ( know as Quick hide ) in the Taskbar .


Steps to Quick Hide , Disable , Enable Icons  Quick Launch bar Icons in Taskbar of Window 8


Step 1 :Right Click on the empty ( blank ) space present in the taskbar ,and then click on Properties

Show or Hide Icons in the taskbar Windows 8


Step 2 :Under Taskbar Properties Window , click on Taskbar tab and then Click on Cutomize which apears in front of Notification Area .

Show or Hide Icons in the taskbar Windows 8


Step 3 : When you click On Customize button , a Notification Area Icons Window will open up , From the Notification Area Icons window we can control the task bar Icons Behaviour .

Show or Hide Icons in the taskbar Windows 8

There are three Behavior option Available For Taskbar Icon

  • Show Icon and Notification : If Icon Behavior is Set to Show Icon and Notification then icon and all the notification of the Icon will be appears on task bar as Small pop up .
  • Hide Icon and Notification :If Icon Behavior is Set to Hide Icon and Notification then icon  will be Hidden and can be accessed by clicking on Small up triangle and regoes to hidden mode during inactivity .
  • Only Notification : If Icon Behavior is Set to Only Notification , Then only Notification will be appears on icon

Step 4 : To quick hide all the Icons Near Clock in the taskbar , Then Uncheck always show all the icons  and notifications on the taskbar and click ok.

Show or Hide Icons in the taskbar Windows 8


Step 5 : To Disable or enable any Icon from the task bar , Click on the Turn system icon on or Off . A Sytem icons window will be Open up , From here your can control Enabling and disabling icon in the task bar by choosing system Icon and its Behavior as off to disable icon from task bar and By choosing system Icon and its Behavior as ON to enable icon from task bar

Show or Hide Icons in the taskbar Windows 8