How to Customize Notification Area Icons on Windows 10 taskbar

If you’re looking for a way to customize notification area icons on Windows 10 taskbar? In this article, you will read easy to use steps on how to do it.

Customize Notification Area Icon on Windows 10 Taskbar

The notification area is available at the right side of the Windows 10 taskbar, and it carry icons of applications that provides you notifications and status of things like Windows update, emails, reminders, network connectivity, security and more.

Customize Notification Area Icons on Windows 10 Taskbar

The notification area is the essential part of Windows operating system and users customize it according to their needs. In this tutorial, you will read about how to choose which apps icons and notifications appear on notification area of Windows 10 taskbar.

Here is how to do it:

Note: In case, you select to hide app notifications and icons, you will not see any notification about updates and change for that particular app. 

Select Which Icons to Appear on Taskbar

1. For that, Open Settings -> Personalization -> Taskbar (Left Panel) and click on Select which icon appear on the taskbar” link.

How to Customize Notification Area Icons on Windows 10 taskbar

2. Here you will see an option Always show all icons in the notification area. Turn ON (Show) or OFF (hide) the apps icons to appear on the taskbar notification area.

Additionally, you will get a list of all the apps. You can also select the app manually.

Turn System icon ON of OFF

In case, you want to turn ON or OFF the system icon. For that, under Notification Area, you will see a link labeled as Turn System icon on or off.

How to Customize Notification Area Icons on Windows 10 taskbar

From the list, select the system icon which you want to appear on notification area

That’s it!

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