However, since you can access all of these features with shortcuts (Windows key + S, Tab, W, and C), the buttons are just wasting space in the taskbar. If you don’t need any of them, Windows 11 makes it easy to show or hide the buttons that appear on the toolbar. In this guide, you will learn the steps to hide certain buttons to make more space in the Windows 11 taskbar.

Remove taskbar items on Windows 11

To remove buttons that appear on the taskbar, use these steps: Alternatively, you can also right-click the button in the taskbar and select the Hide from taskbar option for each item. Windows 11 taskbar settings Taskbar items If you want to add any of these buttons again, you can use the same steps outlined above, but this time remember to turn on the toggle switch for the items you want to display in the taskbar. All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.