In this guide, we will show you the steps to send or move the taskbar icons to the left in Windows 11. Now that the latest iteration of the OS upgrade is now live, you are about to welcome a plethora of new features onto your PC. Straight off, you are likely to witness a major UI change. Accompanying that are the changes made to the Taskbar.
Right from Windows 95 all the way up to Windows 10, you might have witnessed quite a few changes, however, one thing remained constant- the taskbar icons were left-aligned. For better or worse, that is no longer the case. With Windows 11, the taskbar icons now occupy the central position.
The left side is completely blank whereas the right-hand side has the usual date/time, WiFi, sound, and other icons. However, not everyone is ready to accept this drastic change all of a sudden. If you also echo this thought and wish to send or move the taskbar icons back to the left on your Windows 11 PC, then this guide is here to help you out. Follow along.
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How to Send or Move the Taskbar Icons to the Left in Windows 11
- To begin with, right-click on the Taskbar and select Taskbar settings.
- Now go to the Taskbar Behaviours section and click on it to further expand it.
- Then click on the drop-down menu next to Taskbar Alignment.
- Finally, select Left from the drop-down menu, and your tasks stand complete.
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So these were the steps to send or move the taskbar icons to the left in Windows 11. If you wish to know more such tweaks related to this OS, do let us know your topic of interest in the comments. We will cover it up at the earliest. And if you are new to this OS, then here are some Windows 11 installation articles that deserve your attention:
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