How to move the taskbar in Windows 10 to any side of your screen

Crystal Cox/Business InsiderYou can move the taskbar in Windows 10 to four different positions.

When you activate a brand new Windows 10 device, the Windows taskbar is located by default horizontally at the bottom of your device’s screen. The Windows taskbar gives users quick access to their favourite apps.

What many Windows 10 device owners don’t know, however, is that they can actually move the Windows taskbar to the top, left, or right side of the screen. It’s a simple process.

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How to move a taskbar on Windows 10

1. Turn on your Windows 10 device and log in.

2. Right-click on the taskbar so a drop-down menu opens up.

3. In the drop-down menu, click “Taskbar settings” and it will open a new page.

Image 1Taylor Lyles/Business Insider‘Taskbar settings’ will be at the bottom of the right-click menu.

4. After you open the “Taskbar settings,” scroll down until you find “Taskbar locations on-screen.”

5. Click it, and a drop-down menu will display, showcasing the four ways you can move your Windows 10 desktop bar: top, left, right, or bottom.

Image 2Taylor Lyles/Business InsiderYou can move your Windows 10 taskbar to the left or right side of your screen, or flip it and house the taskbar on the top of the screen.

6. Select which location you want the taskbar to be placed at.

Image 3Taylor Lyles/Business InsiderOnce you confirm which way to move your taskbar, Windows will immediately apply the changes.

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