How To Get ‘Show Desktop’ Button Back In Win 11 Taskbar

The ‘Show Desktop’ button in the taskbar is turned off by default in the latest version of Windows 11.

In this article, I will show you how to bring this button back so that you can instantly peek into or switch back to your desktop from whatever screen you’re on.

Steps To Bring Back The ‘Show Desktop’ Button On Taskbar

Step 1: Go to ‘Taskbar settings’

Right click on the taskbar and select ‘Taskbar settings’.

Step 2: Enable Show Desktop Option from ‘Taskbar behaviors’

Expand the ‘Taskbar behaviors’ section by clicking on the dropdown arrow, and then click on the checkbox that says “Select the far corner of the taskbar to show the desktop”.

That’s all! Now you’ve successfully enabled the ‘Show Desktop’ button on your Windows 11 taskbar.

I hope you found this article helpful. Feel free to discuss further on this topic in the comments below.

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