How to Move Taskbar Location in Windows 8 and 8.1 – Windows Blog by Brink

How to Move Taskbar Location in Windows 8 and 8.1

While the taskbar is at the bottom of your desktop by default, Windows 8.1 Update has added to also see the taskbar on any screen, including Start or a Windows Store app.

The taskbar is where you can switch between apps you have open, go to Start or Desktop, check the notification area, and can pin apps you use often so you can open them right from any screen. You can customize the taskbar, including the way taskbar buttons look, how they group together when you have more than one window open, where the taskbar  is on your desktop, and what icons and apps are on it.

This tutorial will show you how to move the taskbar location to the bottom, left, right, or top edge on any screen in Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows RT 8.1.

If you have multiple displays and set to show taskbar on all displays, then you can also move the main taskbar with a notification area and time/date on it to any display without changing your main display.

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