I am running Notes 8.5 Standard Configuration. As far as I can tell there is no way to hide the sametime taskbar icon. This is anoying as I never use the taskbar icon, yet it takes up space in my taskbar.
I would propose providing users with the following options:
If this option does in fact exist buried somewhere in labryinth of Notes 8.5 preferences, it should be made more accessible. I have searched several times and not found it.