Minimize iTunes to System Tray / Notification Area

Whenever you minimize iTunes on Windows system, it stays in task bar. If you want to save taskbar space then you can set iTunes to get minimize in system tray, just for the sake of free space on task bar. To know the process continue reading after the jump.

Minimize iTunes to System Tray in Windows


Open “iTunes” on your Windows system

Click “Edit” menu > “Preferences‚Ķ”

iTunes Preferences

Click on “Advanced” tab in “Preferences” window, and check mark the boxes followed by options “Show iTunes icon in system tray” and “Minimize iTunes window to system tray”

Show iTunes icon in system tray

All is done, now when you will minimize your iTunes window, it will sit in system tray instead of task bar

iTunes system tray icon

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5 comments… add one
Toomy February 2, 2011, 2:09 am

I was thinking how can i do that and now thats here.

David February 6, 2011, 5:04 pm

Its good to having screenshots with instructions for techno articles.

Mohamed November 7, 2014, 11:37 am

Thank you, better than going through all prefs

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