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How to Enable or Disable Charms bar in Windows 8.1?

This article will help you to enable or disable charms bar in Windows 8.1. Microsoft introduced Charms bar in Windows 8. You can open Charms bar using a mouse, keyboard, or touchscreen. To open charms bar just point at the top-right or bottom-right corners of your screen. You can also press Windows key + C to summon the Charms bar. In Windows 8 touch devices to open charms bar, you need to slide your finger inward from the right edge of the screen.Though it’s a great feature, but if you have your reasons to hate it, you may disable this Charms bar in Windows 8.1. Just follow the steps below to disable or re-enable Charms bar in Windows 8.1.

Windows 8.1 Charms bar

Steps to Enable or Disable Charms bar in Windows 8.1

1. Open the charms bar by pressing Windows + C keys, select Settings and then tap on Change PC Settings.

Change PC Settings

2. Tap on PC & devices.

PC n Devices

3. Select Corners & Edges.

Corners n Edges

4. Under Corner Navigation, the options for Charms Bar (the first option which enables the Charms Bar at the top-right corners) and Recent Apps (Top left corner) Bar are turned ON.

Corner Navigation

5. To turn any of them off, toggle the slider to the left to turn it OFF.

Charms Bar Off

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Comments
 

I have the upper right click enabled to show my charms but they no longer show when I slide my finger from the right of the screen. My laptop (an HP) used to do it but that functionality has stopped. How to I re-enable the right side slide? Thanks.

Hi Steph press Windows Key + C and let me know whether the charms bar is appearing or not?

Not working,,,, any body knows how to get rid off this “Charm” bars