Show, hide, or resize desktop icons

Here's how to show icons, hide them, or change their size in Windows.

To show or hide desktop icons

Right-click (or press and hold) the desktop, point to View, and then select Show desktop icons to add or clear the check mark.


To resize desktop icons 

Right-click (or press and hold) the desktop, point to View, and then select Large icons, Medium icons, or Small icons.


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Article ID: 15058 - Last Review: Jun 7, 2016 - Revision: 27

  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10
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