How to Move the Taskbar Icons to the Left Windows 11

Unlike previous version of Windows, Windows 11 has the taskbar icons centered in the middle of the screen. If you find this change uncomfortable, you can actually align the taskbar icons back to the left side of the taskbar, like how it used to be in all of the previous versions of Windows.

Move the Taskbar Icons to the Left

Click the Start menu and select the “Settings” gear icon.

When Settings opens, click “Personalization,” then select “Taskbar.

On the right Under “Taskbar alignment” select left from the dropdown menu.


I started this tech blog back in 2011 as a place to write down processes I took to fix my client systems and network. Now I write some tips and tricks to help others with the tech issues that one might encounter.

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