When you start using Windows 10 for the very first time, you will witness that the Microsoft Store icon is by default placed on your taskbar. Actually, Microsoft deliberately keeps it there so that the users are attracted towards it and are forced to use it. However, many users consider it unnecessary and do not want it to appear on their taskbar anymore. In this article, we will explain to you the method through which you can remove the Microsoft Store icon from the taskbar in Windows 10.
Removing the Microsoft Store Icon from the Taskbar in Windows 10
In order to remove the Microsoft Store icon from the taskbar in Windows 10, you will need to perform the following steps:
Locate the Microsoft Store icon on your taskbar and right click on it in order to launch a pop-up menu as shown in the following image:
Click on the Unpin from taskbar option from this menu as highlighted in the image shown above to remove the Microsoft Store icon from the taskbar in Windows 10. The Microsoft Store icon will no longer appear on your taskbar now as shown in the image below:
In this way, you can easily remove the Microsoft Store icon from your taskbar while using Windows 10 by following the method discussed in this article. However, if you feel the need of restoring it at any time in future, then you can simply do it by searching for the Microsoft Store in the search section of your taskbar, right-clicking on it and then choosing the Pin to taskbar option from the pop-up menu.