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How to Show Notification Taskbar Icons In Windows 11

This year Microsoft launched a Taskbar badge notification feature for its Windows 10 operating system. It displays tiny badges or icons in the Taskbar buttons of the installed apps.

That means that if your browser was Google Chrome and received a notification from any site, then the Chrome icon in your Taskbar will be adorned with an icon that shows the number of messages.

This feature is beneficial for users since they can determine which apps are receiving how many notifications. What’s more, it is interesting to note that the badge that displays messages is constantly updated. While it’s relatively easy to allow Notification badges on Taskbar icons on Windows 10, the same issue is quite a bit more difficult for Windows 11. If you’re using Windows 11, you need to go through additional steps to enable Notification badges for Taskbar icons.

How to Show Notification Taskbar Icons In Windows 11

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How to Show Notification Taskbar Icons In Windows 11

In this article, we’ll provide a step-by-step tutorial on how to show notifications badges in the Taskbar icons within Windows 11. The procedure is easy to follow. Let’s take a look.

1. To begin, first, click first the Windows Start button and click on the Settings app.

2. When you are on the Settings page, click the Personalization option. This option is located on the left side of the page.

3. In the left pane, Click on the Taskbar option.

4. In the settings for the taskbar, Click on the Taskbar’s behavior option.

5. Under the Taskbar behavior, select the option to display badges (unread messages counter) in taskbar applications’

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It’s over! You are done. Then Windows 11 will show you notifications badges on your Taskbar icons when your social media apps or other applications receive a notification reflected in the icon for the app that appears on your Taskbar.

This guide will help you display notifications badges on Taskbar icons within the Windows 11 operating system. I hope this article has been helpful to you! Could you share it with your friends as well? Should you have any questions regarding this, please tell us about it via the comment section below.

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Hi, I am Kushbu Vishwakarma, an 21-year-old Web Developer, Designer, Digital Marketer and Tech Enthusiast from Uttarakhand in Haldwani, India. I am a Computer Science Student I cover the topic on How to guides, software updates, Custom ROM updates and also, Software Problem ,Android Problem , product review

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