notification area


Use only to describe the area on the right side of the taskbar where the clock and system notifications appear.

Don't use the following terms as synonyms for notification area:

  • system tray
  • systray
  • status area

Don't use the word area by itself to refer to the notification area. Avoid descriptions that might imply there's more than one notification area.

The clock appears in the notification area, at the far right of the taskbar.
The notification area is located at the far right of the taskbar.