How to make USB eject icon always visible on the Taskbar of Windows 10

By default Windows 10 is configured to hide some icons from the Taskbar to save space. And often people don’t know how to safely remove USB flash or correctly stop using another external storage device because they don’t see the USB eject icon. And here is our simple guide on how to make USB eject icon always visible on the Taskbar of Windows 10. 

How it looks by default

This is how everything looks by default: the USB eject icon (Eject Mass Storage Device icon) is hidden in a menu. And you have to click the arrow to see it:

Eject Mass Storage Device

Eject Mass Storage Device icon on the Taskbar of Windows 10

How to make USB Eject icon always visible on the Taskbar of Windows 10

  1. Right-click the Taskbar.
  2. Select Settingstaskbar settings windows 10
  3. Scroll down the page and click on the link Select which icons appear on the taskbarselect which icons appear on the taskbar
  4. Enable Windows Explorerenable windows explorer icon to be visible on the taskbar

Henceforth, the Eject mass storage device icon will always appear on the taskbareject mass storage icon always visible on the taskbar

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