Remove Weather and News from Windows 10 Taskbar

The image contains steps to remove the News & Interest widget from the Windows 10 taskbar, and an example of information the widget contains.

Microsoft adds a weather button to your Windows 10 taskbar, it’s located at the bottom right of your computer screen. By default, the button displays the weather for the current IP address you are using and when you click or hover your cursor over it, you will see more information. Also, you can manage what you want to appear in the feed by clicking on the Manage interests button. If you don’t like the weather button on your taskbar, you can adjust or remove it with a few clicks.


The News and Interests widget displays information about weather forecasts, news, finances, sports, traffic updates, and other information that may be of interest to you. This post provides way to turn off News and Interests and change its behavior.


Windows 10 how to remove weather from taskbar

If you don’t want to see the weather button on the Windows taskbar, follow the step below to disable it.

Right-click in an empty spot on the Windows 10 taskbar, select News and Interests, and then click Turn off.


How to enable weather from taskbar Windows 10

If after removing weather from taskbar in Windows 10, you change your mind and want to enable it, follow the step below.

Right-click in an empty area on the Windows taskbar, select News and Interests, and then choose Show icon and text.


How to adjust the weather icon in Windows 10 taskbar

If you don’t like the way the weather button appears on your Windows 10 taskbar, you can make it only display the icon by following the step below.

Right-click in an empty area on the Windows taskbar, select News and Interests, and then click Show icon only.


How to remove open on hover of the weather icon in Windows 10 taskbar

To disable the opening on hover of the News and Interests widget, right-click in an empty area on the Windows 10 taskbar, select News and Interests, and then uncheck Open on hover.


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