Windows 10ConfigurationTaskbar and Start Menu

Configure the Search button on the taskbar in Windows 10

4/17/2015

By default, the search box is displayed on Windows 10 taskbar. You can change its appearance or hide it if you want.

1. Right-click on Windows 10 taskbar.

2. When the context menu appears, point to Search, and then select one of the following options:

A) Disabled - to hide search from taskbar;

Disabled

Result:

Search is hidden

B) Show search icon - to show search in taskbar as a button;

Show search icon

Result:

Search is displayed as icon

C) Show search box - to restore the default setting and display the search box.

Show search box

Result:

Default appearance

Make sure that the Use small taskbar buttons option is disabled in taskbar properties. Otherwise the search box cannot be displayed on the taskbar.

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