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How to Add Toolbars on the Taskbar in Windows 10

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The taskbar includes the Start button, buttons for currently running tasks, pinned apps, custom toolbars, the notification area, and the system clock. Toolbars include Address, Links, Bing Search (if installed), Desktop, and other custom toolbars created by the user or by an application.

This tutorial will show you how to add toolbars to the taskbar for your account in Windows 10.


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Taskbar Toolbars - Add in Windows 10 OPTION ONE Taskbar Toolbars - Add in Windows 10
To Add Address Toolbar to Taskbar

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The Address toolbar is the equivalent of a URL bar on the taskbar, so you can type in frequently used websites or file locations like in the address bar of File Explorer and Internet Explorer.
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1. Right click or press and hold on the taskbar, click/tap on Toolbars, and click/tap on Address to check it.

2. If you like, you can unlock the taskbar, drag this toolbar to how you want it, then lock the taskbar (if wanted) when finished.

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Taskbar Toolbars - Add in Windows 10 OPTION TWO Taskbar Toolbars - Add in Windows 10
To Add Links Toolbar to Taskbar

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The Links toolbar includes your favorite website links from the Favorites Bar in Internet Explorer for quick access on the taskbar.
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1. Right click or press and hold on the taskbar, click/tap on Toolbars, and click/tap on Links to check it.

2. If you like, you can unlock the taskbar, drag this toolbar to how you want it, then lock the taskbar (if wanted) when finished.

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Taskbar Toolbars - Add in Windows 10 OPTION THREE Taskbar Toolbars - Add in Windows 10
To Add Bing Search Toolbar to Taskbar

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When you have Bing Desktop installed, you will have the Bing Search toolbar available that lets you quickly search the Internet with Bing in your default web browser from the taskbar.
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1. Right click or press and hold on the taskbar, click/tap on Toolbars, and click/tap on Bing Search to check it.

2. If you like, you can unlock the taskbar, drag this toolbar to how you want it, then lock the taskbar (if wanted) when finished.

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Taskbar Toolbars - Add in Windows 10 OPTION FOUR Taskbar Toolbars - Add in Windows 10
To Add Desktop Toolbar to Taskbar

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The Desktop toolbar let's you quickly access all items located on your desktop and default shell:desktop from the taskbar.
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1. Right click or press and hold on the taskbar, click/tap on Toolbars, and click/tap on Desktop to check it.

2. If you like, you can unlock the taskbar, drag this toolbar to how you want it, then lock the taskbar (if wanted) when finished.

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Taskbar Toolbars - Add in Windows 10 OPTION FIVE Taskbar Toolbars - Add in Windows 10
To Add New Custom Toolbar to Taskbar

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A New toolbar allows you to adds a custom toolbar with the contents of any drive, folder, or network location of your choice.


1. Right click or press and hold on the taskbar, click/tap on Toolbars, and click/tap on New toolbar. (see screenshot below)

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2. Navigate to and select the location (ex: Libraries) you want to add as a toolbar, and click/tap on Select Folder. (see screenshot below)

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3. The selected location (ex: Libraries) will now be added as a toolbar on your taskbar. (see screenshot below)

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4. If you like, you can unlock the taskbar, drag this toolbar to how you want it, then lock the taskbar (if wanted) when finished.


That's it,
Shawn