Step 1: Open Taskbar Settings
The first step is to open the Taskbar settings. To do this, right-click on the taskbar and select “Taskbar settings” from the context menu.
Step 2: Change Taskbar Settings
In the Taskbar settings, scroll down to the “Combine taskbar buttons” option. By default, it is set to “Always, hide labels”. Click on the drop-down menu and select “Never” to show the app name of opened windows without combining icons in Windows 10 taskbar.
Step 3: Check the Taskbar
After changing the Taskbar settings, check the taskbar to see if the app name of opened windows is displayed without combining icons. If it is not displaying correctly, try restarting your computer and checking again.
Step 4: Customize Taskbar Settings
If you want to customize the taskbar settings further, you can click on the “Taskbar behaviors” option in the Taskbar settings. Here, you can choose to show or hide various items on the taskbar, such as Cortana, Task View, and People.
Step 5: Pin Apps to Taskbar
To make it even easier to access your favorite apps, you can pin them to the taskbar. To do this, right-click on the app icon in the Start menu and select “Pin to taskbar”. The app icon will now be displayed on the taskbar for quick access.
Step 6: Use Keyboard Shortcuts
If you prefer using keyboard shortcuts, you can use the Windows key + number key combination to quickly switch between apps on the taskbar. For example, if you have three apps pinned to the taskbar, you can press Windows key + 1 to switch to the first app, Windows key + 2 to switch to the second app, and so on.
Step 7: Enjoy Access to All Opened Windows
By following these steps, you can now show the app name of opened windows without combining icons in the Windows 10 taskbar. This will make it easier to access all opened windows of the same app and increase your productivity.
Q: Can I change the taskbar settings for individual apps?
A: No, the taskbar settings apply to all apps on the taskbar.
Q: How do I unpin an app from the taskbar?
A: Right-click on the app icon on the taskbar and select “Unpin from taskbar”.
Q: Can I change the order of apps on the taskbar?
A: Yes, you can drag and drop app icons on the taskbar to change their order.
Q: Will changing the taskbar settings affect my computer’s performance?
A: No, changing the taskbar settings will not affect your computer’s performance.
Q: Can I customize the size of app icons on the taskbar?
A: Yes, you can change the size of app icons on the taskbar by right-clicking on the taskbar and selecting “Taskbar settings”. Then, under the “Taskbar appearance” section, you can change the size of the taskbar buttons.