Change Size of Desktop Icons in Windows 10

Edited by Lukward Thomason, VisiHow, Eng, Anonymous

Hi! You're watching VisiHow. This is a tutorial on how to change the size of the desktop icons on Windows 10 computers. In this tutorial we have two icons on the desktop.

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    To change the size of the icons, we need to right-click on an empty space on the desktop.
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    Then, we move the cursor over "View".
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    From the menu, we can select "Large icons", "Medium icons", or "Small icons".
    Let's select "Large icons".
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    Then, we select "Small icons".
    So, these are the icon sizes.
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    We can also change the size of icons by pressing and holding the "Ctrl" key on the keyboard and then scrolling the mouse wheel either down or up.
    • If we scroll down, the icons will get smaller.
    • If we scroll the wheel up, the icons will get bigger.
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Recent edits by: Eng, VisiHow, Lukward Thomason

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