Here’s a guide on how to enable Taskbar Overflow in Windows 11. Microsoft recently introduced a feature taskbar overflow which puts apps into a special flyout when the taskbar reaches its maximum capacity.
By default, when the Windows 11 taskbar runs out of space and then you open more apps then the icons start to disappear.
But now, developers have released a new feature called Taskbar Overflow. Now, when this feature is enabled, it will add more space in the Taskbar in the popup.
At the end of the taskbar, a menu is displayed and when you hover over it, it will display previously unseen application icons.
This Taskbar Overflow feature is available dev insider build 25163 of Windows 11. But even if you don’t get this feature, you can enable it manually. The process to do so is mentioned below.
How to enable Taskbar Overflow in Windows 11
How to activate Taskbar Overflow in Windows 11 is quite easy, we just need to download a tool called ViveTool GUI. This Tool is basically used to activate hidden features of Windows.
1. First, download ViveTool GUI from Github or here. It runs in portable mode, so just launch it after you download it. The interface looks like this.
2. Press F12 to open the feature activation popup manually. In the box Enter feature ID, enter “35620393“and then from the dropdown, select the option Activate Feature.
3. After it appears will popup feature ID, enter again “35620393“, select options Activate Feature.
4. Now, restart your PC and then open as many applications so that there is no space left in the Taskbar.
You will see a new menu appear and when you hover over it, it will display the icons of the rest of the opened applications.
This way, you can use this simple tool to enable the new Taskbar Overflow feature of Windows11.
That’s the guide on how to enable Taskbar Overflow in Windows 11. I hope this article was helpful to you! Thank you for visiting.