FIX: Volume icon missing from Taskbar in Windows 10

If you’re missing the volume icon from your taskbar in Windows 10 then it’s most likely that you accidently disabled the system icons on your system or that someone decided to turn this off for you. However, you can easily turn it back on so you can once again control your volume from the taskbar using Volume Icon.

In this article, we will show you step by step what you can do when your volume icon is missing from the taskbar in Windows 10. Let’s get started on getting it back shall we?

Volume icon missing from Taskbar FIX: Volume icon missing from Taskbar in Windows 10 volume icon missing

Volume icon missing from Taskbar

How to get the Volume Icon back in Your Taskbar.

1. Open Start and then click on Settings, alternatively, press the Windows + I button at the same time.

2. Once in Settings choose System

 

 

Windows 10: Settings -> System FIX: Volume icon missing from Taskbar in Windows 10 volume icon missing

Windows 10: Settings -> System

 

 

3. In the left-pane menu click on Notifications and Actions 

4. Once in Notifications and Actions click on “Turn System Icons On and Off

Turn System Icons on and Off FIX: Volume icon missing from Taskbar in Windows 10 volume icon missing

Turn System Icons on and Off

 

5. You can now enable the Volume Icon by switching the toggle from Off to On.

 

Volume Icon in Taskbar Windows 10 FIX: Volume icon missing from Taskbar in Windows 10 volume icon missing

Volume Icon in Taskbar Windows 10

 

Once you’ve enabled that option the Volume Icon should be once again back in your taskbar. If it’s not then there is most likely another cause of this issue. We suggest you ask for personal help on our forums to solve that problem. We hope this article helped you to solve “Volume icon missing from Taskbar in Windows 10” and that you’ve learned how to disable and enable System Icons in Windows 10. Thank you for reading WindowsInstructed and hope to see you again.

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Yuri Pustjens
Yuri Pustjens
2014, 2015 & 2016 Microsoft Most Valuable Professional Windows Yuri specializes in troubleshooting (crash analysis and devices), system resource utilisation and system performance. He is also very interested in Customer Security. Yuri can be found as Windows Community Moderator and Wiki Author on Microsoft Answers and is active on different communities all across the web.
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