How to Show All Icons in Taskbar Notification Area on Windows 11


The taskbar notification area, also known as the system tray, is located in the bottom-right corner of the Windows 11 taskbar. It displays icons for running programs and system notifications. By default, only a few icons are visible in the notification area. If you want to see all the icons, you can follow the steps below.


  1. Right-click on the taskbar and choose Taskbar settings.

  2. In the Taskbar settings window, scroll down to the Notification area section.

  3. Under Select which icons appear on the taskbar, click on the Overflow menu.

  4. In the Overflow menu, select Show all icons.

  5. Click on the OK button to save your changes.

Additional Tips

  • If you want to hide certain icons from the notification area, you can right-click on the icon and choose Hide icon.

  • You can also change the order of the icons in the notification area. To do this, right-click on an icon and choose Move to top or Move to bottom.


By following the steps above, you can now show all icons in the taskbar notification area on Windows 11. This can be useful for keeping track of all the running programs and system notifications on your computer.