How to Enable or Disable Search Highlights in Windows 11 and 10?

Microsoft recently announced an awesome update for Search in Windows 11 and10 called Search highlights. The feature will be available in Windows 11 version 21H2 and Windows 10, starting with build 19044.1618.

In this feature update, interesting moments of each day shows which are from around your world. When you search in the taskbar which you want, Right from the taskbar,  it will now discover what’s trending online, in the world, and in your organization.


The search box periodically updates, it shows trending moments, and content that helps you discover more about what you need in time globally and in your region. This Search highlight feature very interesting update of windows 11/10. It provides additional and extra information in the search shown on windows 11/10. if you want to disable this search highlight feature in windows 11/10 you can do it in easy steps.

In this risewindows article, we will guide you on how to Enable or Disable Search Highlights in Windows 11 and 10.

How to Enable or Disable Search Highlights in Windows 11?

To turn or off Search Highlights in Windows 11, do the following steps:-

Step 1. Firstly, press Windows + I hotkey to open the Settings app.

Step 2. Next, select Privacy & security in the left pane.

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Step 3. Then, click the Search permissions tile on the right.


Step 4. After that, On the following page, scroll down to the “More settings” section and turn On/Off the toggle switch that says Show search highlights.


Depending on your settings, the “search highlights” feature will be enabled or disabled on your computer.

That’s it.

How to Turn On or Off Search Highlights in Windows 10?

To show or hide Search Highlights in Windows 10, do the following steps:-

Step 1. Firstly, Right-click the taskbar to open its context menu.

Step 2. Now, on  the Search section.

Step 3. After that, Check or uncheck Show search highlights to show or hide search highlights in Windows Search.

That’s it.

After the above steps, you can easily show or hide search highlights in windows 10/11 according to your preference.

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