How to Change Windows 11 Taskbar Alignment

In this article, we will walk you through how to change the Taskbar alignment on any PC running Windows 11.

How to move Taskbar on Windows 11

You might not be familiar with the new default Windows 11 Taskbar design with the Start menu and app icons spread around the center of the taskbar. It gives a fresh new look, however, it might interrupt your workflow when you want to quickly access the start menu or applications with new dynamic positions. In this guide, we will show you the quick and easy way to return back the familiar left-sided taskbar.

To align the Taskbar on Windows 11 to the left position, right-click anywhere on an empty area of the Taskbar, select Taskbar settings, expand Taskbar behaviors tabs, and change Taskbar alignment from Center to Left. Read on for a step-by-step guide.

How to Change Taskbar Alignment on Windows 11 To Left

To change Taskbar alignment on Windows 11 from center to left position:

  1. Open “Taskbar settings”
    First, right-click on an empty area on the Taskbar, and select Taskbar settings from the context menu.
    Open Taskbar Settings on Windows 11
  2. Expand the “Taskbar behaviors” and click on the “Taskbar alignment” select box.
    Expand Taskbar Behaviors tab
  3. Select “Left” to change taskbar alignment from center to left.
    Change Taskbar alignment from Center to Left
  4. Now your Windows 11 Taskbar will move to the left.
    Windows 11 Taskbar alignment Left

That’s how you can change the Taskbar alignment on Windows 11. There are more ways you can do to achieve the same result by going through the Start menu or shortcut key. If you have any questions or problems with the steps detailed in this tutorial, please let me know in the comment below.

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