This article guides users on managing the ‘Always on Top’ setting in the Windows Terminal app for Windows 11. This setting keeps the application on top of all other windows on the desktop, improving usability. The guide provides step-by-step instructions on toggling this setting on or off in the app’s settings.
This article explains how to enable or disable the Always on Top settings in the Windows Terminal app in Windows 11.
Unlike the previous shell apps in Windows, Windows Terminal has many features, including multiple tabs, panes, Unicode and UTF-8 character support, a GPU-accelerated text rendering engine, and themes customization with text, colors, backgrounds, and shortcuts.
With the Windows Terminal app, you can configure a setting known as Always on Top, which launches the app and stays as the topmost window on your desktop.
Turn on or off always on top for the Windows Terminal app
As described above, users can configure a Windows Terminal setting to launch the app and stay on top of all other windows on the desktop.
Here’s how to do that.
First, open the Windows Terminal app.
You can do that by clicking on the Start menu and searching for Terminal. Then, under Best match, select and open the Windows Terminal app.
When the Terminal app opens, click the down arrow button on the top bar, and select Settings (Ctrl +,).
On the Settings window, click on the Appearance tab. Then, on the right, select the “Always on top” tile and toggle the button to the On position to enable it.
To disable it, toggle the button back to the Off position.
Click on the Save button to save your changes and exit.
That should do it!
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