How to change desktop icons size in Windows


How to change desktop icons size

in windows 10, Windows 8, 8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista 32bit, 64bit

How to increase or decrease desktop icons size?

Desktop Icons size can be changed into Vista, windows7 and windows 8, 10. There is an easy step to do that just in a few clicks. It is a useful feature in windows. Please check this out to change the size of desktop icons.

Here you will learn how to increase or decrease the size of desktop icons in Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, The icons size is set to Medium size Icon by default. To show the icons for internet explorer shortcuts on the Desktop, you should have the View set to Classic Icons mode.

How to change size of desktop icons with the help of Context Menu

Follow the following steps how to change the size of desktop icons freely.

1. Right click on an empty area on the desktop.

2. Then Left Click on View. (See the screenshot below)

3. Select the size what do you want (Large Icons,  Medium or Small.)

How to change the desktop icons

That’s It….

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  1. george says

    please guide me how to getting the normal screen in my laptop….

  2. Joe says was helpful after my kidu changed the look of my desktop. Thank God I stopped him before much damage!!!

  3. Pizza Steve 2.0 says

    Thanks it really helped

  4. CHRIS says

    Who knew this would be so simple? Teeny tiny icons were becoming annoying cause it was nearly impossible to differentiate one from another….Thanks a lot for sharing this piece of info. Added to helpful tips folder that hopefully will help me grow in the IT world, step by step.

  5. XRumerTest says

    Hello. And Bye.

  6. Kalitchadu says

    Thanks for the great instructions,Techexpert.
    The problem is solved.

  7. Anna says

    Thank you for the instructions, it helps me a lot!

  8. Lokesh Andel says


  9. Kassaw says

    Thanks. It is very simpe but tricy

  10. Lily says

    If nothing helps with the above methods, you can continue to try to rebuild icon cache in Windows 10 to fix Windows 10 desktop icons disappeared error. Check below for how to rebuild icon cache in Windows 10.

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