How to Show / Hide the Time and Date in the Taskbar in Windows 10

 

Windows for years now have always had the current time and / or date in the taskbar of the users. Most users like this and do not disable it. some do not like it and hide the Time and Date in the taskbar. Depending on your personal preferences you might want to be able to see the time and date at any moment by looking at your taskbar and some people just want their taskbar as empty as possible. No matter what your personal preference is, we will show you how to show or hide the time and date in Windows 10 taskbar.

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How to Show / Hide the Time and Date in the 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 How to Show / Hide the Time and Date in the Taskbar in Windows 10 time and date

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 How to Show / Hide the Time and Date in the Taskbar in Windows 10 time and date

Turn System Icons on and Off

 

5. You can now enable or disable the Clock in Windows 10 taskbar by switching the toggle to off to hide / disable the time and date in the taskbar and by switching the toggle to on to show / enable the time and date in your taskbar.

 

disable clock windows 10 How to Show / Hide the Time and Date in the Taskbar in Windows 10 time and date

 

We hope this article helped you to solve “How to Show / Hide the Time and Date in the 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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