Hide All of the Icons on Desktop in Windows 10

Edited by Lukward Thomason, VisiHow, Eng

Hi! You're watching VisiHow. This is a tutorial on how to hide all of the icons on the desktop on Windows 10 computers. In this video, we have two icons: "This PC" and "Recycle Bin".

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Steps

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    If we want to disable icons on the desktop overall, we need simply to right-click an empty space on the desktop
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    Then, we click "View"
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    We uncheck "Show desktop icons"
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    Once we've done it, no icons will be displayed on the desktop.
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    To revert back to seeing all of the icons, we need to do the same thing
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    we right-click the desktop.
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    Then, we click "View"
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    Then, we check "Show desktop icons"
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Recent edits by: VisiHow, Lukward Thomason

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