My taskbar has two rows. First is the Quick Launch, second is for applications.

But my system trays is showing the icons only in one row, which is taking too much space. Is there any possibility to force them to appear in two rows?

This is how it looks now:

enter image description here

I'd like something like this:

enter image description here

  • In Windows 7 dragging the top of taskbar will make it two rows. Does this not also work in Windows 10? (Make sure the taskbar is not locked).
    – DavidPostill
    Mar 9, 2016 at 13:45
  • It works. I pulled up to create the 3rd row, then it arranged it to 2 rows, then I moved back to two rows, and it keeped the 2 rows. Add it as an anaswer, and I'll accept it. (After this, please comment here, you did it, to make sure, I've get the notification).
    – vaso123
    Mar 9, 2016 at 13:50
  • Answer has been added.
    – DavidPostill
    Mar 9, 2016 at 13:59

1 Answer 1


How can I make my System Tray icons occupy two rows?

  1. First make sure that your taskbar is not locked.

  2. Now you can drag the top of the taskbar to resize it.

  3. This will increase the number of row used by the System Tray icons.


enter image description here


enter image description here


  • Screenshots are for Windows 7
  • I can verify that this solution works perfectly also for Windows 10.
    – TheCuBeMan
    Mar 20, 2017 at 13:36
  • it works for any Windows version with a taskbar
    – phuclv
    May 12, 2017 at 4:11

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .