How to automatically hide the taskbar in Windows 11

Learn how to automatically hide the taskbar in Windows 11 with this step-by-step tutorial.

Steps

1. Right-click on an empty space on the taskbar.

2. Click on Taskbar settings.

Taskbar settings

You can also open the taskbar settings by right-clicking on the Windows start menu button > Settings > Personalization > Taskbar.

3. Click on Taskbar behaviors.

Taskbar behaviors

4. Check the checkbox next to Automatically hide the taskbar.

Automatically hide the taskbar in Windows 11

The taskbar will automatically hide as soon as you remove your mouse pointer from it, and it will appear again when you move your mouse cursor to the bottom of the screen.

5. You can now close the settings window.