How to hide cortana icon from taskbar on Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Windows 10 anniversary update bring some features that lacks on previous builds is well known in

the same way it deprecated some other features,for example we don't have separate option to search

separately  on bing and Cortana as used to be before.Most of the users say,they don't need cortana 

and they are searching for the option to disable it..Some others say they need cortana but they say, it

could be better if we make cortana smaller instead of its such large size in the taskbar. So for those

who wish to hide the cortana icon from the taskbar or Who wish to make cortana icon smaller in the

task bar here is an guide on how to do it..



Do we need any software?

No,we don't need any software..

Then,how to do it??

Just follow the below steps..

1) sign in to your desktop.

2) Right click your mouse on the task bar.

3) Clicking on it will display options like Toolbars,Cortana,Show taskview Button,settings,etc..

On that click on Cortana.



i) If you wish to Hide cortana from taskbar then click hidden.

ii) if you wish to make cortana icon smaller ,then select Show Cortana icon.

In case,if you wish to replace or revert to normal,then simply follow the steps 1 and 2,on the Cortana option select Show Search box Option.

That's it..

Hope it is helpful


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