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Viewing and selecting the current Kubernetes context

With Podman Desktop, you can view and select your current Kubernetes context in the status bar.


  • You have a Kubernetes context in your kubeconfig file: <your_kubernetes_cluster>. For example, Creating a kind cluster.


  1. To view your current Kubernetes context, in the Podman Desktop main window status bar, see the name next to the icon.

  2. (Optionally) To change your Kubernetes context:

    1. Click .
    2. In the drop-down menu, click the context name to activate.