February 2, 2021

How to Change the Taskbar Color in Windows 10 Computer

Compared to the earlier version of Windows, Windows 10 has more features and customization options. On Windows 10, you get the facility to change the start menu color, taskbar color etc. We have already shared an article on how to change the start menu color. Today, we will discuss the same for the taskbar.

Since the taskbar is one of the most used features of Windows 10, it makes sense to change its color. With the default settings, the taskbar and the Start menu in Windows 10 show a gray or black background. However, this can be changed in a few clicks.

What’s more interesting is that Windows 10 lets you change the color of the taskbar to match the desktop background. With that setting, Windows 10 automatically chooses an accent color from your desktop background.

Read also: How to change height and width of windows 10 taskbar

Steps to change taskbar color in Windows 10 PC

This article will share a detailed guide on how to change the taskbar color in Windows 10 computers. Let’s check out

step 1. The first, Open Settings on your Windows 10 Computer.

Open Settings on your Windows 10

stage 2. On the Settings page, click on ‘Privatization’ the option.

Click on 'Personalization' option

step 3. On the left-left pane, select ‘colour’s’ Tab.

Choose the 'Color' tab

step 4. Now scroll down and Choose the Windows color of your choice.

Choose the Windows color of your choice

Step 5. Once picked, check ‘Commencement, taskbar and action center’ Box. This option will apply the selected colors to the Start menu, taskbar and Action Center.

Check the 'Start, taskbar and action center' box

Step 6. If you want Windows 10 to automatically choose an accent color, enable the option ‘Choose an accent color from my background automatically.’

Enable the option 'Choose an accent color from my background'.

this is the matter! You are done. This is how you can change the color of the taskbar in Windows 10.

pay attention: If you cannot change the option, then you need to activate the Windows 10 operating system. To activate the operating system, follow our guide – How to activate Windows 10 and MS Office without product key.

2. Using Taskbar X

If you are unable to change the color of the taskbar for any reason, then you need to use a third-party application called ‘Taskbar X’. Taskbar X is a taskbar customization app that provides a lot of features. With Taskbar X, you can hide primary start buttons, hide primary trays, centralize icons, and more.

Taskbar x

We have shared a detailed guide on how to use TaskbarX on Windows 10.. For this, you need to follow our guide – How to fully customize windows 10 taskbar.

So, this article is about how to change the taskbar color in Windows 10 operating system. I hope this article helped you! Please share this with your friends too. If you have any doubts related to this, let us know in the comment box below.

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