How to Move Windows 11 or 10 Taskbar to Second Monitor?

Multi-monitor setup is bliss. It helps professionals with their work and be more productive. Over the past several years, Windows has offered one of the best multi-monitor features. Users can plug in an additional monitor and seamlessly access their work on both displays. This is particularly useful for graphic designers, gamers, and professionals who require a larger real estate screen.

Additionally, when you attach monitors to your Windows 11 or 10 machines, the taskbar remains visible on all displays. If you don’t like this behavior, you can only change the default settings and show the Taskbar on the secondary or primary monitor. In this risewindows article, we will show you how to move Windows 11 or 10 Taskbar to Second Monitor, Or how to enable the Taskbar on the secondary monitor and disable the Taskbar from the primary display on Windows 11 and 10 machines.

How to Move Taskbar to the Second Monitor in Windows 11?

To move Windows 11 Taskbar to the second monitor, use these steps:-

Step 1. First, open Windows 11 Settings.

Step 2. Select the System category in the left sidebar.

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Step 3. Then, click the Display tab on the right sidebar.

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Step 4. After that, select the monitor on which you want to see Taskbar.

Step 5. Next, click the Multiple displays header to expand.

Step 6. then, check the option “Make this my main display.”

Step 7. Here, click on Personalization in the left sidebar.

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Step 8. After that, on the right sidebar, click the Taskbar tab.

Step 9. After that, click the Taskbar behaviors header to expand it.

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Step 10. Lastly, uncheck the option “Show my taskbar on all displays” to display the taskbar on the primary monitor.

After completing the above steps, the Taskbar will only appear on the monitor you have chosen in step 4 above.

How to Show Taskbar on all Monitors on Windows 11?

If you want to display the Taskbar on all connected monitors on Windows 11, use these steps:-

Step 1. First, open Windows 11 Settings.

Step 2. Now, select Personalization in the left sidebar.

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Step 3. Then, click the Taskbar tab on the right sidebar.

Step 4. After that, expand the Taskbar behaviors settings.

Step 5. Finally, check the option “Show my taskbar on all displays.”

After executing the above steps, the Taskbar will appear on all connected monitors.

How to Move Taskbar to the Second Monitor on Windows 10?

To move Windows 10 Taskbar to the second monitor, use these steps:-

Step 1. Firstly, right-click on the Taskbar, and uncheck the Lock the Taskbar option if it is checked.

Step 2. Now, again right-click on the Taskbar and select Taskbar settings option.

Step 3. Then, when the Taskbar settings window appears, scroll down to the Multiple Displays section and turn off the toggle switch Show taskbar on all displays.

Step 4. Lastly, drag and drop your Taskbar to any monitor connected to your PC.

After completing the above steps, the Taskbar will only appear on the monitor where you dragged it.

That’s it for the article.

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