How to Keep Sticky Notes Always on Top on Windows 10 & 11


Sticky Notes is a handy tool for Windows users looking to stay organized and remember important tasks. However, some users might want their notes to remain always visible on their desktop, staying on top of all other applications. In this article, we will discuss how to keep Sticky Notes always on top in Windows 10 and 11.

Steps to Keep Sticky Notes Always on Top in Windows 10 and 11:

1.Launch the Sticky Notes application:

Click the ‘Start’ button, and then search for ‘Sticky Notes’ using the search bar. Select the app from the results and open it.

2.Create a new note or open an existing one:

Once you’ve launched the app, either create a new note by clicking the “+” (plus) icon or open an existing note from your notes list.

3.Keep the note on top of other windows:

To keep a specific note always on top of other windows, follow these simple steps:

– Right-click on the note’s title bar (the area where you can click and drag to move the note).

– In the context menu that appears, click ‘Always on Top’ or ‘Pin to Top’ depending on your version.

– You’ll see a small pin icon appear in the title bar which indicates that the particular note is set to be always on top of other windows.

4.Manage pinned notes visibility:

If you want to change the visibility settings of your pinned notes, simply follow these steps:

– Right-click on the note’s title bar again.

– In the context menu, click ‘Always on Top’ or ‘Pin to Top’ again to deselect it.

– The pin icon will disappear, and the note will no longer stay on top of other windows.

Troubleshooting Tips:

If you’re unable to find the ‘Always on Top’ or ‘Pin to Top’ option, try updating your Sticky Notes application. To do this:

– Open the Microsoft Store app on your computer.

– Click the three horizontal dots in the upper-right corner and select ‘Downloads and updates’ from the menu.

– Click ‘Get updates’, and wait for the store to check for updates for your installed applications, including Sticky Notes.

– If there is an update available, it will be downloaded and installed automatically.


Sticky Notes is a convenient tool for keeping track of important information, reminders, and tasks. By following the steps mentioned above, you can ensure that your notes are always visible on your desktop to help you stay organized and focused throughout your digital day. Whether using Windows 10 or 11, keep your notes within easy reach by keeping them always on top of other windows.

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