How To Move Taskbar on Any Edge of Screen Display on Windows: Customize Windows Experience

Discover How to Customize Windows Experience by Moving the Taskbar to Any Edge of the Screen While Saying Goodbye to Default Position and Hello to a Layout That Suits Better Workflow.

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Mwenda Kelvin (Chief Editor)

2/1/20242 min read

Windows 10 PRO Laptop (Credit: MK)

Windows operating systems are renowned for their flexibility and customization options, and one of the most customizable features is the taskbar. By default, the taskbar sits at the bottom of your screen, but did you know you can move it to any edge of your display? Whether one prefers a different layout for aesthetic reasons or need to optimize their workspace, moving the taskbar is a simple yet effective customization option. In this guided blog post article, are steps to move the taskbar to any edge of the screen on Windows.

STEP 1 - Right click on the taskbar which will display a dark window with different options as shown in the screenshot below;

STEP 2 - Click on Properties option which is the last one and will display a white window with Taskbar and Start Menu Properties that has options too as shown in the screenshot below;

Taskbar and Start Menu Properties Window (Credit: MK)

STEP 3 - Check for the option written Taskbar location on screen which alongside it is a dropdown menu with the options Bottom, Left, Right and Top which you can select from any of them and will display the taskbar according to your selection as shown in the below screenshots;

Screenshot of Windows Taskbar at the Left (Credit: MK)

Windows Taskbar (Credit: MK)

Screenshot of Windows Taskbar at the Bottom (Credit: MK)

Screenshot of Windows Taskbar at the Right (Credit: MK)

Screenshot of Windows Taskbar at the Top (Credit: MK)

In conclusion, the ability to move the taskbar to any edge of the screen is a convenient feature that allows one to tailor their Windows experience to their liking whether they prefer a traditional layout with the taskbar at the bottom or a more unconventional setup with the taskbar on the side or top of the screen, Windows gives one the flexibility to make it their own. By following the simple steps outlined in the above guide, one can easily move their taskbar to any edge of the display and fine-tune their workspace for optimal productivity and convenience.