Windows 10: changing the size of icons displayed on screen

Discus and support changing the size of icons displayed on screen in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; my icons have changed size and I wish to make them smaller again... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by richardcowley, Mar 15, 2019.

  1. changing the size of icons displayed on screen


    my icons have changed size and I wish to make them smaller again

    :)
     
    richardcowley, Mar 15, 2019
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  2. Yolvi Ell Win User

    Font and Icon size

    Hi Vickie,

    It's possible that some settings were accidentally changed, affecting your icons and font size. We'd like to learn more about your concern so that we could provide the proper resolution. We just have a few questions for you:

    • Which build version of Windows 10 is on your computer? To check, click
      Start
      , type winver, and press Enter. For example, 14393.1066.
    • What troubleshooting steps have you done so far?

    As initial recommendation, we suggest following these steps to change the icon size:

    • Right-click on an empty space on your desktop.
    • Select View.
    • Choose Medium icons or Small icons, whichever you prefer more.

    Additionally, you can change the display size of texts and other items by following these steps:

    • Right-click on an empty space on your desktop.
    • Click Display settings.
    • Under Change the size of text, apps, and other items, drag the slider over to 100%.
    • If the slider is already on 100%, click Advanced display settings.
    • Under Resolution, choose the Recommended option from the drop-down choices.

    We'll wait for your response to our questions and the results of the initial troubleshooting.
     
    Yolvi Ell, Mar 15, 2019
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  3. trailseek Win User
    How to change icon size displayed on screen ?

    How to change size of ICONS displayed on screen of WIN 10 Home edition ???
     
    trailseek, Mar 15, 2019
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  4. changing the size of icons displayed on screen

    How to change icon size displayed on screen ?

    Hi,

    I'm Diego Rios, an Independent Advisor willing to help other Microsoft customers.

    You can try the following procedures below explain how to Change the Size of Desktop Icons in Windows 10:

    Change Desktop icon size in Windows 10

    1. While on your Desktop, right-click on the empty space

    2. From the right-click menu click on View

    3. From the sub-menu, choose from Large, Small or Medium icons

    Change icon size from the file view in Windows 10

    When you’re browsing around your files, here’s how you can change file icon size:

    1. Open the File explorer window

    2. Click on the View tab

    3. Choose between Small, Medium, Large or Extra Large icons from the presented options

    Change the size of all Windows 10 icons using Display Settings

    1. While on your Desktop, right-click on the empty space

    2. From the right-click menu click on Display Settings

    3. From the Display Settings window, click on the drop-down list named Change the size of text, apps, and other items

    4. You can choose the size in the form of % size options

    5. Click on Apply to save your changes

    The changes in the icon and font size will show up once you log-in again

    Please let me know if this helped and works.

    Best Regards,

    Diego R.
     
    Diego Rios_06, Mar 15, 2019
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