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Remove weather icon (widgets) from Windows 11 Taskbar using Endpoint Manager (Intune)

How to remove widgets (weather icon) from the Windows 11 Taskbar using a Microsoft Endpoint Manager Intune configuration profile 

Windows 11 Taskbar weather icon (Widget)

In Windows 11, widgets are used display content from services and apps. The weather icon is pinned to the taskbar by default.

The following Endpoint Manager configuration configuration profile disables all widgets in Windows 11. There are no policy settings to manage widgets individually.

Create Endpoint Manager configuration profile for Taskbar settings

Microsoft Endpoint Manager admin center

Devices - Windows devices - Configuration profiles
Create profile

Platform: Windows 10
Profile type: Settings catalog

Name: Windows 11 Taskbar Settings

Configuration settings:
Add settings

Settings picker:
Search for widgets, then select the Widgets category
Tick Allow widgets

Close the Settings picker 

Allow widgets: Not allowed 


Add groups
Search for and select: Windows 11 - Surface Devices

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