Microsoft has released the stable version of Windows 11 with many usability features and user interface changes. The first noticeable UI change in Windows 11 is centralized taskbar icons. By default, the taskbar icons are in the middle of the taskbar. It resembles MacOS’s dock. But if you want it like in your Windows 10, there is an option in Windows 11 to align the taskbar icons to the left of the screen.

Here is how to move the taskbar icons to the left on your Windows 11 PC. The taskbar behavior option in Windows 11 lets you move the taskbar icons to the left or center. So if you are uncomfortable with the centralized taskbar icons, this setting will help you change them. Let us know how to do it.


How to Move Taskbar Icons to Left Side in Windows 11?

  1. Open the Settings app on your Windows 11 PC or Press Win + I on the keyboard.
  2. In the Settings menu, click on the Personalization option in the sidebar.
  3. Next, select the taskbar option and then click on the Taskbar Behaviour option.
  4. Now, click the drop-down menu alongside the Taskbar Alignment option.
  5. Select, Left from the list, the taskbar icons will align to the left side of your screen.
How to move taskbar icons to left in windows 11

So this is how to move taskbar icons to the left side in Windows 11 PC. If you aren’t upgraded your Windows 10 PC to Windows 11 yet, follow this guide.

Windows 11 will enhance the use of your computer with new features, improvements and user interface changes. The simplified start menu, a new taskbar with centrally aligned icons, and rounded corners are some of the main UI changes in Windows 11. Notification Center & Quick Settings, File Explorer, themes, new sounds, etc., are other changes of the new OS. The new Microsoft Store, widgets, multitasking, Wi-Fi 6E support, docking, brand new setup experience, etc., are other areas of improvement in Windows 11.

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