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Can OneDrive be removed from Notification Icons center?

  1. #1


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    Windows 8.1 Pro Media Center x64

    Can OneDrive be removed from Notification Icons center?


    I consider myself a minimalist, preferring the Start/Tiles screen over having icons on my desktop, which allows me to be able to see full detail of my wallpapers without interference. I also don't like having a lot of unnecessary icons in my Notification Center area, such as OneDrive, which is always running in the background.

    Is it possible to remove the icon without stopping the service?

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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,576
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Silverhand,

    This should be able to help remove the OneDrive icon from the notification area.

    OneDrive Notification Icon - Add or Remove in Windows 8.1
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  3. #3


    Posts : 95
    Windows 8.1 Pro Media Center x64


    So I guess there is no way to keep the service running, but remove the icon from the notification center?
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  4. #4


    Posts : 22,576
    64-bit Windows 10


    You could use OPTION THREE to hide the OneDrive icon.
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  5. #5


    Just log in with a local account.
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