Are you not able to find the Volume Icon in the taskbar notification area of Windows 10? This problem may happen due to change in settings of the notification area or might due to the change in Group Policy.

How to Restore missing Volume icon in Taskbar Notification Area of Windows 10?

1. Click on Start and select Settings.


For easiness, you can also make the shortcut of Settings app on the desktop of Windows 10.

2. Under Settings app, click on System (Display, notifications, apps, powers).

system3. From left side pane, click on “Notifications & actions”.

notifications-and-actions4. From right side pane, click on “Turn system icons on or off” link.

trun-system-icons-on-or-off5. Toggle the slider of Volume to make volume icon ON or OFF from the taskbar notification area of Windows 10.


If still volume icon is not visible in the taskbar notification area, once restart your PC.

If above-mentioned tips do not help and your copy of Windows 10 supports the Group Policy, the follow the steps:

1. Click on Start and type gpedit.msc in toolbar search.

searching-gpedit2. Click on gpedit.msc from search results to open Local Group Policy Editor.


3. Navigate to the following settings:

User Configuration > Administrative Templates > Start Menu and Taskbar

start-menu-and-taskbar4. From the right pane, search for the following setting – Remove the volume control icon.

remove-the-volume-control-icon5. When found, double-click on it to open the following panel:


6. Ensure this policy setting is “Not configured” or “Disabled”.

“This policy setting allows you to remove the volume control icon from the system control area.

If you enable this policy setting, the volume control icon is not displayed in the system notification area.

If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, the volume control icon is displayed in the system notification area.”

7. Click on Apply then OK and exit from Local Group Policy Editor.

8. Restart your PC.

Now you should see the Volume icon back on your taskbar notification area.



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