Apps Enable or Disable Automatically Hide Windows Terminal window in Windows 11

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This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off hide (minimize) the terminal window when you switch to another window for your account in Windows 10 and Windows 11.

Windows Terminal is a modern host application for the command-line shells you already love, like Command Prompt, PowerShell, and bash (via Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL)). Its main features include multiple tabs, panes, Unicode and UTF-8 character support, a GPU accelerated text rendering engine, and the ability to create your own themes and customize text, colors, backgrounds, and shortcuts.

When you turn on the Automatically hide window Windows Terminal setting, the terminal window will automatically be minimized to taskbar as soon as you switch to another window.

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) Automatically hide window for what you want.

5 Click/tap on Save at the bottom right to apply.

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


That's it,
Shawn Brink



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