Windows 10 - System Tray


The System Tray is another name given to the Notification Area, which we can find in the right-side of the Windows Taskbar. The System Tray features different types of notifications and alerts from your computer like your Internet connection, or the volume level.

System Tray Features

However, you can choose what icons and notifications appear here. To further customize the System Tray follow these steps −

Step 1 − Go to the SETTINGS window and choose System.

System Settings

Step 2 − In the SYSTEM window, select Notifications & actions. Here you can select the option that reads “Select which icons appear on the taskbar”.

Notifications and Actions

Step 3 − In the SELECT WHICH ICONS APPEAR ON THE TASKBAR window, you can turn on or off the icons in whichever way you prefer.

System Tray Icons

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