How to remove icons from the bar

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How to remove icons from the tray on Windows

Let's see, first of all, how to remove icons from the bar on Windows, examining in detail the operations to be performed on Windows 10, Windows 7, as regards the taskbar, and in various applications, as regards, instead, the toolbar.

How to delete icons from the Windows 10 taskbar



Are you going to delete icons from the Windows 10 taskbar? I guarantee you that it is a very simple operation to complete.

As for the icons visible in thenotify area (to be clear, the ones you see next to the clock located at the bottom right), you can proceed as follows: right click in an "empty" point of the taskbar and select the item Taskbar settings give the menu check if you press.

In the next window, locate the section Notification areaclick onla voce Select the icons to be displayed on the taskbar and move up OFF the switch located next to the name of the various icons you want to delete, so that the wording appears Disabled at the same.

As regards, however, the application shortcut icons, to remove them, you need to right click on each of them and select the item Remove from the taskbar from the menu that opens. Easier than that?


How to delete icons from the Windows 7 taskbar


If you want to delete the icons from the taskbar on Windows 7 e, in particular, do you intend to act on the icons present in thenotify area (next to the system clock), the first thing you need to do is click on white dart preceding the icons and select the item Customize give the riquadro che si apre.

In the window that appears on the screen, then locate the icons you want to remove and select the item Hide icon and notifications from the drop-down menu located next to them. Then click on the button OK and the selected icons will disappear from the notification area.

You can also reduce the number of icons displayed in the Windows 7 notification area by simply selecting the ones you want to hide with the mouse, holding down the left mouse button, and moving them upwards in the window that opens. In this way, the selected icons will disappear from the notification area leaving free space next to the Windows clock, but will still be accessible by clicking on the white arrow.


Regarding the removal of application shortcut iconsinstead, you can delete them by right clicking on each of them and selecting the item Remove this program from the taskbar give the menu check if you press.

How to remove icons from the toolbar


Are you going to delete icons from the toolbar of some programs you use on your PC? Many software allow you to do this very easily, giving the user the ability to add and remove icons to shortcuts relating to specific functions.

As you can well underste, the procedure to follow can vary significantly from program to program, so I cannot provide you with particularly precise instructions on how to proceed. In some cases, for example, you can do this by right clicking on the icon you want to remove and selecting the item Remove (or similar item) from the menu that opens; in other cases, however, you have to go to the settings of the program, locate the wording relating to toolbar customization and then deselect the icons you want to remove.

If you want to find specific information for a given program, I recommend that you do an Internet search, perhaps by searching "how to remove icons from [program name] toolbar": I am sure that, with a bit of luck, you will be able to find the information you are looking for.


How to delete icons from the bar on Mac

You have a Mac and you would like to know how to remove icons from the menu bar, From Dock bar and from toolbar? Well, then read on and you'll find out how to do it.

How to delete icons from the Mac top bar

As for thedelete icons from the top bar of the Mac, ie from menu bar, know that this is an operation of disarming simplicity.

To proceed, locate the icon you intend to remove (e.g. the Crab, the icon of a specific program etc.), press the key cmd on the Mac keyboard, click onicon in question and drag it out of the menu bar. The symbol should then appear (X) next to the icon: now you just have to leave the pressure on the mouse and it will be removed instantly.

Some icons, such as those of Wi-Fi or Bluetooth, can only be removed by acting on System preference. Go, therefore, to this panel (the gear icon located on the Dock bar), select the area of ​​your interest (eg. Network for the Wi-Fi icon or Bluetooth for the Bluetooth icon) e, in the window that opens, uncheck the box relating to display of the icon in the menu bar.

Please note: running application icons cannot be removed from the menu bar until the related applications are terminated.

How to delete icons from the Mac system tray

want delete icons from the Mac system tray, that is, from Dock? This operation is also very simple to carry out. Before explaining how to proceed, however, I would like to tell you that some icons (in this case that of Finder and Trash can) cannot be removed.

To proceed, find the icon you want to remove, right-click on it, select the items Options> Remove from Dock from the menu that opens and that's it. If the icon you want to remove concerns a running program, instead, after right clicking on it and selecting the item options in the opened menu, remove the check mark from the item Keep in Dock (if present). When the application in question is closed, its icon will not remain on the Dock bar.

Alternatively, you can remove an application icon from the Dock bar in another way: hold down the left mouse button on the icon of your interest, drag it out of the Dock e, when you see the wording appear Remove, release the left mouse button. Simple, right?

As for the icons of the most frequently used applications on the Mac, you can remove them as follows: go to System Preference (the gear icon located on the Dock), select the icon Dock and uncheck the box Show recent applications.

How to remove icons from the toolbar

If, on the other he, you want delete icons from the toolbar of some programs you use on the Mac, what was said previously applies: many applications allow you to do this but, to do so, you must follow procedures that may vary according to the software in use.

On some programs, for example, it is possible to do this by simply clicking with the right mouse button on the icon you want to remove and select the item Remove (or similar item) from the menu that opens; in other cases, instead, just right click in an "empty" point of the toolbar, select the item Customize toolbar and remove unwanted icons by simply dragging, while in other cases it is still necessary to go to settings of the program and find the preferences related to the toolbars.

If you want more precise information, I recommend that you do an Internet search, searching "how to remove icons from [program name] toolbar" to see if there is any useful information for that purpose.

How to delete Android status bar icons

Do you want delete eroid status bar icons? To do this, you can simply uninstall apps that are taking up space in the status bar (or turn off their notifications). Alternatively, you need to turn to third-party apps. One of the best useful solutions for this is Status, a free app that works without requiring special permissions.

After installing and starting Status on your device, grant the app all the permissions it needs to work properly: move up ON the switch located at the top right, presses the button Grant Access in the screen that opens and allow Status permission to view notifications. Return, then, to the previous screen, tap the button Compatibility Modesposta su ON the switch at the bottom and tap the button OK.

At this point, press the pulsating Continue, tap on the pulsating Grant Access, tap on the item Status Service in the screen that opened, move up ON the appropriate switch and confirm the operation by pressing on the voice OK. Back in the app screen, press the button Finish.

Now you can finally customize the status bar by removing the icons of your interest: to do this, tap on the tab Iconssposta su ON the switch at the top right and remove the check mark from the icons you want to disable (eg. Clock to remove that of the clock, Battery icon to remove the battery and so on).

To reset the Android status bar, all you have to do is toggle up OFF the switch located at the top right and everything will be as before.



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