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Windows 11 allows you to hide the taskbar on your additional monitors while keeping it enabled on the primary monitor. You’ll have to tweak the settings to do that, and we’ll show you how.

Later, you can re-enable the taskbar on all your monitors if you want.

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Set Windows 11’s Taskbar to Auto-Hide With Multiple Monitors

To turn off the taskbar on your additional displays, first, launch the Settings app on your PC by pressing the Windows+i keyboard shortcut.

In Settings, from the left sidebar, select “Personalization.”

On the right, in the “Personalization” menu, choose “Taskbar.”

Choose "Taskbar" on the right.

Scroll the “Taskbar” menu to the bottom. There, click “Taskbar Behaviors.”

Select "Taskbar Behaviors."

In the menu that opens, disable the “Show My Taskbar on All Displays” option.

Tip: In the future, to bring the taskbar back on all your displays, enable the “Show My Taskbar on All Displays” option.

Turn off "Show My Taskbar on All Displays."

And that’s it. Windows 11 will no longer display the taskbar on your secondary monitors. Your primary monitor will still have it (you can hide the taskbar on there as well if you want).

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