Change desktop icon size or screen resolution

If you want to change the size of what you see in Windows, here are two options to try.  

If you have external displays connected to your PC, before you get started, be sure to choose which display you want to change. Select Start  >Settings > System > Display, and look at the Rearrange your displays section. Next, select the display you want to change. When that's done, follow these instructions.alternate text

First, try changing the size of what's on the screen. 

  1. Stay in Display settings. Scroll to Scale and layout.

  2. Next, in Change the size of text, apps, and other items, select an option. Typically, it's best to choose the one that's marked (Recommended).

If that doesn't solve your problem, try changing the screen resolution. 

  1. Stay in Display settings. Scroll to Scale and layout.

  2. Find Display resolution, and then choose an option. It's usually best to stick with the one that's (Recommended).

Note: If you see unexpected changes in your screen resolution, your graphics driver might need to be updated. To see and install available updates, select Start  >Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update

Change the size of your desktop icons 

Change the size of text in Windows 10

Open your Display settings

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