Some icons missing from the taskbar on Windows 11 build 22000.120

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* Windows 11, build 22000.120
* Dual monitor setup (4k in horizontal mode, 2k in vertical mode)
* Single taskbar

 

Some (but not all) icons are missing from the taskbar, with the status highlight (pill) showing.

The behavior is consistent and only applies to specific applications.

For example:
Icons visible:
* Microsoft code

* Telegram
* Notion
* Chrome

Icons missing:
* Whatsapp desktop
* Your Phone
* Spotify
* Microsoft Terminal
* Windows Settings
* Microsoft Paint

Attached - screenshot of the taskbar with a missing Whatsapp Desktop icon

How do I resolve this?
Thanks!

1 Reply

@ztomer 

 

After further investigation:

I believe it's a Windows Store related problem 

* Uninstalling the Store version of Whatsapp and installing the stand-alone version from the official website restored the application icon.

 

What didn't work:

* Reinstalling from the appstore

* Clearing the icon cache (manually)