Hide Taskbar Automatically in Desktop & Tablet Mode

Hide Windows 10 Taskbar Automatically

In Windows 10 you can easily hide taskbar automatically for desktop and tablet mode by making little changes in Windows settings. It is very easy to make those settings.

There is a new feature added by Microsoft in Windows 10 is to switch your Windows into tablet mode anytime. Many of the users are used to work on tablets. Hereby, Microsoft introduced tablet mode settings in Windows 10 so users shouldn’t need to keep both devices (Windows PC and Tablets). As per users need, they can change setting into Windows and switch screen between desktop or tablet mode.

Now you might have a question that how to hide Windows taskbar while using tablet mode or desktop mode? You’re answer is listed in this article. Keep reading…

[Read: Enable or Disable Tablet Mode Settings in Windows 10]

Settings to Auto-Hide Windows 10 Taskbar

Hiding taskbar is an easy trick in a Windows 10 computer. Although, in earlier version of Windows it’s a little hard to find hidden taskbar settings.

But as in Windows 10, Microsoft has customized all Windows settings in a different way so that users can access most of the settings and make changes accordingly as per their tastes.

In this post, you will see the easiest way to make taskbar settings, by which Windows 10 taskbar will be hidden automatically when not in use. Follow the steps given below:

Step 1. Go to Windows 10 Settings App. Here is the three (3) different ways to open Windows 10 settings.

  1. Click on the Start Menu from the left bottom and navigate to the Gear Icon to open settings.
  2. Navigate to the right-bottom to the notification icon and then click to All settings.
  3. Simply use the keyboard shortcut Win + I and it will open Windows 10 settings app on your screen.

Step 2. Select Personalization from the Windows settings screen.

Step 3. From the left pane on the screen navigate and click on Taskbar

hide windows taskbar automaticallyStep 4. From the right panel on the screen, toggle and turn ON the radio button under Automatically hide the taskbar in desktop mode and under Automatically hide the taskbar in tablet mode.

taskbar control windows 10Step 5. After doing the above all settings, it will be in effect immediately in your windows 10 computer.

As you can see in the below image; taskbar is hidden. Now on, you will see the taskbar, once you will move the mouse cursor at the taskbar place.

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