With Windows 10, is it possible to have the clock and Volume-Adjust-Icon on all monitors in a multi-monitor setup?

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    Would showing the entire taskbar on all monitors be suitable for your requirement?
    – Jonno
    Feb 1, 2016 at 5:28
  • Yes, as long as each taskbar is complete with clock and everything you'd expect to see if you had only one monitor, but on all monitors.
    – LonnieBest
    Feb 1, 2016 at 5:30
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    Found a potential duplicate question - aimed at Windows 8 though, not sure if anything has changed in Windows 10 in this regard.
    – Jonno
    Feb 1, 2016 at 5:31
  • You could also look at this but it will require third party software, and only seems to include the clock, not the other notification icons.
    – Jonno
    Feb 1, 2016 at 5:33
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    I guess I'll stick with Ubuntu 16.04.4, which does this by default. Thanks Ramhound.
    – LonnieBest
    Apr 26, 2018 at 13:27

3 Answers 3


As of Windows 10 version 1803 this still seems not possible. The clock will now by default display on all monitors, but the notification icons (such as the volume control mentioned in the question) only show on your "Main Display".

The only options currently available are (a) switching your "Main Display", or (b) using third party software.

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    Could you recommend a third party software that offers this option?
    – Swen
    Sep 25, 2019 at 22:16
  • @Swen I recommend asking a question on softwarerecs.stackexchange.com
    – Jeroen
    Sep 26, 2019 at 6:49
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    Ended up here because my setup requires my least-visible monitor to me the primary, because its a touch screen and the touch input gets applied to the main display (setting any other monitor as primary means that touch input is relative to that display; i.e. impossible to use). :( Oct 10, 2019 at 19:03
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    @LonnieBest No. Nov 10, 2019 at 10:13
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    Still not possible on 20H1, slow ring.
    – Jack_Hu
    Apr 15, 2020 at 1:09

Although I have been unable to show the system tray on all monitors, you are able to move the main taskbar and system tray to another monitor. You must unlock the taskbar and then drag it over to the monitor you want it displayed on.


we could show taskbar on all monitor. So that you could see the clock and use volume on multiple monitor. I referred link: https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3899-hide-show-taskbar-multiple-displays-windows-10-a.html

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    – mic84
    Apr 25, 2018 at 7:39
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    This answer does not answer the question.The Volume-Adjust-Icon does not display on ALL monitors after following your answer.
    – jharrell
    May 4, 2020 at 23:32

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