How to Show Taskbar in Full Screen Mode in Windows 10

Windows 10 is a unique operating system if we compare it to with its preceding versions. There is a charismatic look in windows 10 that appeals to the user. Apart from the look, there are many new features added in this operating system including Microsoft Edge, Windows Store, and etcetera.

When it comes to navigation, there is a lot of difference in the navigation in Windows 10.

This article is about how to show taskbar in full screen in Windows 10. A taskbar is an application tool of Windows 10 that is placed in the bottom of the home page of the Window. This is the default location of the taskbar, you can change its settings.

The Taskbar is used for fast switching between the installed applications of the system that are placed on the taskbar. Taskbar consists of the applications icons, system icons including network shortcut, date and time and the notifications icon.

In full screen, the taskbar hides in the background. If you want to access the taskbar in full-screen mode without exiting from the environment, this is a simple task and what you have to do is to follow the following steps.

When you are in full mode in Windows 10, you have no access to the taskbar, by default.

You can avail the option to display taskbar by pressing the “Windows” key. It will open the taskbar along with the start menu.

The problem is that you can’t navigate to the taskbar by this method even though taskbar is visible.

Press “Windows” key again to exit from the start menu. Now press “Windows Key + T” simultaneously, the taskbar will be displayed on the bottom side with the access to navigate to the applications icons with the help of “Right” and “Left” arrow keys. Press “Enter” to open the desired app.

To access the notifications panel on the taskbar in full-screen mode, press “Windows Key + B” simultaneously. The cursor will now be in the notifications panel. Navigate with the help of arrow keys and press “Enter” to open an option.

Using these shortcuts you can access taskbar when you are working in full-screen mode.

Muhammad Imran Habib

Imran is a technology evangelist with 8 years of experience working with some of the Industry leading companies. Imran's expertise includes On-Prem/Virtual Infrastructure deployments, IT Solutions for SMEs, End User Computing Support.

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