Windows 10: Desktop Icon Background Color

Discus and support Desktop Icon Background Color in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; OS: Windows 10 Pro Version: 20H2 Just recently I noticed some desktop icons have a blue background (see pic below) when, before, they were... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by saboc, Jan 23, 2021.

  1. saboc Win User

    Desktop Icon Background Color


    OS: Windows 10 Pro
    Version: 20H2

    Just recently I noticed some desktop icons have a blue background (see pic below) when, before, they were transparent. They didn't have this until today. Does anyone know how I can revert back to desktop icons with transparent backgrounds?


    Desktop Icon Background Color [​IMG]

    :)
     
    saboc, Jan 23, 2021
    #1

  2. change desktop background color

    Hi,

    To change the desktop background into a solid color, see the steps below:

    • Right-click on the desktop, and select Personalize.
    • Under Personalization, select Background.
    • On the right pane, click on the drop-down menu for Background, and then select
      Solid color.
    • Choose your preferred color and it should immediately make changes.

    Let us know how it goes.
     
    Patricia Yu, Jan 23, 2021
    #2
  3. Wallpaper (background) color

    Hi Aaron,

    I realize that the background color changed from blue to black. I will try to help you with this issue.


    • Did you make any changes to the PC prior to this issue?

    Close all open windows, restart the computer once and then login to the computer to check if that helps.

    Suggest you to refer to this article to check if that helps.

    Change your desktop background and colors: Change your desktop background image

    Further you may also want to ensure that default theme is selected. Follow these steps:


    • Press Windows key + I to get the Settings screen.

    • Click Personalization and select Themes.

    • Click on Theme Settings to select Windows Default Themes.

    Keep us informed to help you further.
     
    Srimadhwa B, Jan 23, 2021
    #3
  4. Argel Obm Win User

    Desktop Icon Background Color

    Start Menu background color customize

    Hi,

    You can change the background color of the the Start menu on Settings. To do this, follow the steps below:

    • Click the Windows logo (Start button).
    • Click the gear icon (Settings).
    • Choose Personalization.
    • Select Colors.
    • Under Show color on Start, taskbar, and action center, switch the slider to
      On.
    • After switching the slider to On, you can now pick what color you want or you can click the
      Automatically pick an accent color from my background checkbox to make Windows pick the color that complements the color of your desktop background.
    Kindly share with us the result after you perform the steps above.
     
    Argel Obm, Jan 23, 2021
    #4
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