How to Add or Remove Chat Button from Windows 11 Taskbar?

If you recently upgraded your device to Windows 11, you’ve noticed a few things: the Start menu is now in the center, and next to it are three new icons: task view, widgets, and chat buttons. While the task view and widget icons will be helpful to most users, there probably aren’t many users of Microsoft Teams Chat.

With this latest update, the desktop experience has been simplified to stay connected with the people you care about with a single click from the taskbar menu through chat and video calls. You can now use the latest chat launch to log in, add contacts, and connect to individual and group chats. It may change as Microsoft adds and improves current functionality. This risewindows article will guide you on how to add or remove the chat button from Windows 11 taskbar.

How to Remove Chat Button from Taskbar on Windows 11?

Firstly, right-click on the Microsoft Teams icon on the taskbar and select the Hide from the taskbar option. Then, to use the Chat app, you can use the shortcut keys Windows + C.

The method mentioned earlier is the quickest way to remove the Chat button in Windows 11, but you need to use the Settings app’s help to add this icon back on your PC.

How to Add or Remove Chat Button from Taskbar on Windows 11?

To enable or disable the chat button from Windows 11 Taskbar, perform the following steps:-

Step 1. First, open the Settings app by pressing Windows + I keys simultaneously from the keyboard and then click on the Personalization category from the left side pane.

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Step 2. Then, on the right side of Personalization, please scroll down to find the Taskbar tab and click on it.

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Step 3. After that, under the Taskbar items section, please turn off the toggle button next to the Chat option to quickly add or remove its icon from Windows 11 taskbar. The changes are immediate, which means there is no need to restart your PC. Once the changes are complete, you can close the settings app.

That’s it for the article.

I hope this article will be understandable to you.

Good luck & stay healthy, guys.

Also, read How to Delete Wireless Network Profiles on Windows 11/10?

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