How To Enable Overflow Menu In Taskbar On Windows 11

Among the major expected update in Windows 11 22H2 updates are the Taskbar overflow feature that will be delivered with the Moment 1 update. According to Microsoft, this feature allows users to switch and launch applications easily when the taskbar space is limited. The taskbar overflow feature is an entry point to the overflow menu that will assemble all your apps. 

However, the windows 11 22H2 taskbar overflow feature will support existing behaviors like pinned apps, extended interfaces, and jump lists. Once you click the application or outside the taskbar overflow menu, it will be dismissed. If you wish to use the taskbar overflow menu before it is delivered to your gadget, use the ViVeTool, as it will give you the Taskbar overflow feature experience. Using our guide on this page, you’ll be able to enable Taskbar overflow on windows 11 22H2.

Enable Taskbar Overflow on Windows 11

Use the following steps to enable the windows 11 22H2 taskbar overflow feature.

  1. Open the GitHub website using this link and download the ViveTool-vx.x.x.zip file.
  2. Open the zip file by double-clicking it.
  3. Select the Extract all option and click the Extract button
  4. Copy the extracted files to a folder
  5. Press the Windows logo key + R to launch the run window
  6. Type CMD and press the Enter
  7. On the command prompt window, type cd c:\folder\path\ViveTool-v0.3.1  and hit the enter command to get to the ViveTool folder. However, remember to replace the path with the folder location of ViveTool.
  8. In the next command line, type the following command to activate the taskbar overflow feature on windows 11 22H2, then enter.

vivetool /enable /id:35620393

vivetool /enable /id:35620394

  1. Restart the Pc for the changes to take place

After completing the steps above, Windows 11 22H2 overflow menu will be activated automatically whenever the items pinned on the taskbar exceed the number of items accommodated by the taskbar. However, suppose you wish to revert the changes. In that case, you can do it by following the same instructions as above, but in step 9, use the commands vivetool /disable /id:35620393 and vivetool /disable /id:35620394 and restart your device.

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