Apps Enable or Disable Always On Top for Windows Terminal in Windows 11

  • Staff

Windows Terminal is included by default in Windows 11.

The Windows Terminal is a modern, fast, efficient, powerful, and productive terminal application for users of command-line tools and shells like Command Prompt, PowerShell, and WSL. Its main features include multiple tabs, panes, Unicode and UTF-8 character support, a GPU accelerated text rendering engine, and custom themes, styles, and configurations.

See also:

If you enable always on top mode in Windows Terminal, Windows Terminal windows will launch and stay on top of all other windows on the desktop.

This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable always on top mode for the Windows Terminal app for your account in Windows 10 and Windows 11.

Here's How:

1 Open Windows Terminal.

2 Click/tap on the down arrow button on the top bar, and click/tap on Settings Ctrl + , (comma). (see screenshot below)


3 Click/tap on Appearance in the left pane. (see screenshot below)

4 Turn On or Off (default) Always on top for what you want.

5 Click/tap on Save at the bottom right.

6 You can now close the Settings tab if you like.


That's it,
Shawn Brink


  • Windows_Terminal.png
    5.5 KB · Views: 49
Top Bottom