Windows 10 Taskbar Won’t Hide in Fullscreen [100% Fixed]

Are you still facing some issues in Windows 10?

Like taskbar won’t hide in fullscreen, doesn’t auto-hide & many more taskbar related issues.

If yes then this post will definitely help you in fixing it.

Also Read: Taskbar Speaker Volume Control Icon Not Working in Windows

Although Windows 10 is the most updated version from Microsoft but still not stable like windows 7.

There are still many bugs available in windows 10 which should be resolved.

As from the last 2-3 weeks, many people are complaining about the fullscreen mode in windows 10.

And they are facing issues like taskbar shows in fullscreen & not hiding while using Youtube, Chrome, VLC & Games in fullscreen mode.

So in this post, I will show you how to fix or resolve windows 10 taskbar not hiding in fullscreen problem & get rid of it.

Let’s see How.

Fix Taskbar Won’t Hide in Fullscreen Windows 10

But before we begin.

Please make sure that you have read our previous interesting article on How to Create Website Shortcut on Desktop.

Also, check out our popular categories section Windows 10.

In this tutorial, I will be using some taskbar settings or tweaks to hide this taskbar automatically when in full-screen mode.

So Let’s get started.

1. Go to Taskbar Settings

Open the Windows 10 taskbar settings by Right Clicking On the taskbar and then select Taskbar Settings.

Taskbar Settings

And Check for this option “Automatically hide the taskbar in desktop mode” and enable it. So, that the Windows 10 taskbar won’t hide in fullscreen problem can be fixed easily.

Automatically hide the taskbar in desktop mode

And if still if this problem is not solved then use step no. 2.

2. Restarting Windows Explorer

Open the Task Manager by Right Clicking On the taskbar & then select Task Manager.

Task Manager

Tip:- Press “Ctrl + Shift + Esc” to open task manager directly.

Now in the Processes Tab, look for the “Windows Explorer” and then Right Click on it & select Restart.

Restart Windows Explorer

That’s it! Now play your favorite game or Youtube videos in full-screen mode & check whether still the taskbar shows in fullscreen or not.


So that’s how you can easily fix your taskbar showing in fullscreen problem in Windows 10 by using these two simple steps.

So what are you waiting for? Go ahead and Use this awesome trick to play Youtube, Chrome, VLC & Games in fullscreen mode.

Feel free to comment below and also tell us if you know any better way to fix Windows 10 taskbar won’t hide in fullscreen problem.

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