You can change the taskbar size in Windows 11 to one of the three different presets. A recently leaked build of Windows 11 exposes the appropriate settings. Windows 10 offers users two size options for the taskbar - standard or small. In Windows 11, things are slightly different. While there's no GUI option for that, you still can resize the taskbar.
In case you missed it, a pre-release build of Windows 11 recently leaked online. It allows users to check out upcoming changes in "the next generation of Windows." For example, a centered taskbar, a new Start menu design, new sounds, new wallpapers, an updated Snap, etc.
Let's see how to resize the Windows 11 taskbar. For now, changing the taskbar size in Windows 11 is only possible through Windows Registry. You need to add a new key that will define the taskbar size. You can either do that manually or use our ready-to-use REG files to automate the process.
To change the Windows 11 taskbar size, do the following.
Change Taskbar Size in Windows 11
- Press Win + R and type
regeditin the Run box to launch Registry Editor.
- Go to
- Click Edit > New > Dword (32-bit.) Keep in mind that you need a 32-bit key even on 64-bit Windows.
- Name the new value as
- Double-click the
TaskbarSivalue and change its value data to one of the following numbers: 0 for small, 1 for standard, and 2 for the extra-large taskbar size.
- Now, restart your computer. You can also sign out or restart the Explorer process from Task Manager.
You are done.
If you want to revert the changes to default, delete the TaskbarSi value or change its data to 1.
Ready-to-use registry files
You can use prebuilt registry files to modify the taskbar size in Windows 11 with a single click. They will save you some time and make changing the taskbar size simpler until Microsoft gives a user-friendly setting.
- Download registry files in a ZIP archive using this link.
- Unblock the downloaded files if needed.
- Unpack the archive to any folder you like.
- Double-click the
Set taskbar size to small in Windows 11.regto make the taskbar small in Windows 11.
Set taskbar size to medium in Windows 11.regreverts changes to default.
- Finally, the
Set taskbar size to large.regfile makes the taskbar in Windows 11 extra-large.
That is how you change taskbar size in Windows 11.
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