How To Hide Windows 8 Volume Control Icon

Here is a step by step tutorial post on How to hide Windows 8 volume control icon. By following these simple steps you can easily hide the volume control icon or make it visible in your system tray. The Policy setting in Windows 8 allows you to remove or hide Windows 8 volume control icon. So in the policy setting if you choose the “Enabled” option, the volume control icon will be removed from the system tray. And if you choose the disabled or do not configure option, the volume control icon will be displayed there in your system tray. So go through this step by step tutorial if you wish to remove Windows 8 volume control icon.

You would also like to check out Advanced volume control app for Windows 8.

How To Hide Windows 8 Volume Control Icon:

  • Move and place the mouse cursor to the bottom right corner of the screen and choose the search option.

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  • Now enter gpedit.msc in the search box and press the enter key.
  • You will come across “Local Group Policy Editor” window.

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  • Under the “Local Computer Policy” click the User configuration→Administrative Templates→Start Menu And Taskbar.

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  • Now double-click “Remove the volume control icon” from the list of settings.
  • This will take you to “Remove the volume control icon” window.

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  • Now, in this step, you need to click on the radio button left to “Enabled” option and then hit either the “Ok” or “Apply” button.
  • For completing this process you need to restart your system. Yes, the volume control option has been removed from your system tray.

Follow this very simple step by step tutorial for hiding windows 8 volume controller icon.

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