Unlocking and moving the taskbar


The taskbar usually appears at the bottom of the desktop, but you can move it to the sides or top of the desktop.

Before you can move the taskbar, you need to unlock it.

Watch this video to learn how to unlock and move the taskbar (0:55)
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To unlock the taskbar

  • Right-click an empty space on the taskbar. If Lock the taskbar has a check mark next to it, the taskbar is locked. You can unlock it by clicking Lock the taskbar, which removes the check mark.

To move the taskbar

  • Click an empty space on the taskbar, and then hold down the mouse button as you drag the taskbar to one of the four edges of the desktop. When the taskbar is where you want it, release the mouse button.

    Note

    • To lock the taskbar into place, right-click an empty space on the taskbar, and then click Lock the taskbar so that the check mark appears. Locking the taskbar helps prevent it being moved or resized accidentally.



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