Windows 10: What are Taskbar Badges Solved

  1.    23 Jan 2017 #1

    What are Taskbar Badges


    In Settings/Personalization/Taskbar there is a item called Show Badges on Taskbar Buttons. I have no idea what a badge is so I surely don't know whether are not I want to show them.

    Will someone please enlighten me?

    Thank you.
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  2. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15063
       23 Jan 2017 #2

    Hello JJG10,

    The tutorial below can help give you more details about taskbar button badges. These badges are lightweight notifications that are contextual and specific to individual apps. For example, the Mail apps badge shows you the number of unseen emails (not unread). The Alarms & Clock app’s badge will show you that you have an active alarm. The Weather app’s badge lets you know when there is a weather alert in the area.

    Taskbar Buttons - Hide or Show Badges in Windows 10
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  3.    23 Jan 2017 #3

    Thank you for the explanation. Think I will allow them and see if they are any use.
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  4. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15063
       23 Jan 2017 #4

    You're most welcome.
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