If you don’t see the Windows 10 search box or Cortana, use the right-click menu on the taskbar.
Search and Cortana display settings
You can set the display settings for the search box and Cortana by right-clicking on an empty space on the taskbar.
Setting search display format
If you hover the mouse cursor over “Search” in the menu, a submenu related to the search display will be displayed.
If the search box is not displayed, select “Show search box”.
Cortana appearance type and state
- Show search box
- Show search icon
- “Search” is not displayed in the hidden taskbar.
Show/hide Cortana icon
You can show/hide the Cortana icon from the taskbar menu. Click “Show Cortana button” to operate the checkmark.
If there is a check mark, it is “Show”. If not, it is “Hide”.