How to Remove People Icon, Task View Icon and Cortana Search Box from Taskbar

By default, Windows 10 taskbar has People icon, Task View icon, and Cortana search box.

If you want to remove any of those from the taskbar, follow the below steps:

Steps

  1. Right-click on a blank area in the taskbar.

  2. To remove People icon – uncheck “Show People on the taskbar.”

    To remove Task View icon – uncheck “Show Task View button.”
    Unchecked Show People on the taskbar and Show Task View button

    To remove Cortana search box – hover your mouse over “Cortana” and then select “Hidden.”

That’s it. All done.

If you want to revet, then follow the below steps:

Right-click on a blank area in the taskbar.

For People icon – check ”Show People on the taskbar.”

For Task View icon – check “Show Task View button.”

For Cortana search box – hover your mouse over “Cortana” and then select “Show search box.”

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