If you are one of those who likes to pin various apps, programs on taskbar and in doing so taskbar fills up and you have to scroll to access some of the apps.
Here is a small tip to get back some of the space on taskbar in Windows 10 for pinning more apps. By default, Cortana is shown with a long Search box.
You can right click on taskbar or on Cortana Search box and choose Cortana > Show Cortana icon
and that will put the Circle icon instead of long Cortana Search box on the task bar thus adding some space to the taskbar. There is an option to even completely hide it but who wants to hide Cortana!
Here is the expanded view of the Cortana Search box and icon on taskbar
That’s the small tip about Cortana on Taskbar.