TheÂ SearchÂ button on the taskbar allows you to quickly useÂ Windows SearchÂ (Win+S) to search for apps, documents, email, files, folders, music, people, photos, settings, and videos on your device, and to search the web.
TheÂ SearchÂ button on the taskbar also allows you to quickly open yourÂ Top appsÂ andÂ RecentÂ apps, and performÂ Quick searchesÂ to web search for today in history, new movies, translate, markets today.
When you hover over the search icon on the taskbar, you will see your recent searches by default.
Starting withÂ Windows 11 build 22468, Microsoft added an option to turn off showing recent searches when hovering over the Search icon in the Taskbar.
This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off showing recent searches when hovering over the Search icon in the Taskbar for your account in Windows 11.