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Enable App Icons on Taskbar in Tablet Mode in Windows 10

Enable App Icons on Taskbar in Tablet Mode in Windows 10

Tablet Mode is a special touchscreen-oriented mode in Windows 10. When enabled, it changes the behavior of the Start menu and turns it into a fullscreen Start experience. Universal apps also open full screen and desktop apps open maximized in Tablet Mode. By default, the operating system does not show app icons on the taskbar when in Tablet mode. Here is how to make taskbar icons visible.

Make taskbar auto hide in Tablet Mode of Windows 10

Make taskbar auto hide in Tablet Mode of Windows 10

Tablet Mode is a special touch screen oriented mode in Windows 10. When enabled, it changes the behavior of the Start menu and turns it into a fullscreen Start experience. Universal apps also open full screen and desktop apps open maximized in Tablet Mode. With Windows 10 Anniversary Update, Microsoft has added the ability to auto hide the taskbar in Tablet mode. Here is how to enable this useful feature.

What is Tablet mode in Windows 10

What is Tablet mode in Windows 10

With Windows 10, Microsoft has tried once again to create a universal OS for tablets, smartphones and the classic Desktop PC. This unification started earlier with Windows 8, but it was not a successful attempt. With Windows 10, Microsoft has only slightly tweaked the UI but hopes to achieve success again. To achieve that goal, Microsoft has added the ability to detect on which display Windows is being used and switch between tablet and desktop mode.