How to Fix Windows 10 Taskbar Not Hiding in Full Screen


Recently, a lot of users report the Windows 10 taskbar not hiding in full screen issue. If your taskbar also won’t auto-hide on your PC, no worries, here are two fixes for the taskbar not hiding in full screen mode in Windows 10.

1. Check the Taskbar Settings

Step 1. Press Windows key + I altogether to open Settings

Step 2. Click Personalization, and then Taskbar

Step 3. There are two options that manage the auto-hiding functionality of the Windows 10 taskbar: “Automatically hide the taskbar in desktop mode” and “Automatically hide the taskbar in tablet mode”

Step 4. Enable “Automatically hide the taskbar in desktop mode”, and the Windows 10 taskbar will be hidden automatically.

2. Restart Windows Explorer to Fix Windows 10 Taskbar Not Hiding in Full Screen Issue

Step 1. Use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl-Shift-Esc to open the Windows Task Manager.

Step 2. If you see only the basic interface, click on more details.

Step 3. Locate the Windows Explorer process under processes, and click on it with the left mouse button.

Step 4. Click on the restart button to restart the process.

If you find other workable methods to fix the Windows 10 Taskbar not hiding in full screen issue, please share with us in the Comment section below. Thank you.

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