Resize the icon in Windows 10

Want the icons on the desktop in Windows 10 bigger so you can stop squinting or easily touch the touch screen laptop? Or do you want them smaller so that the shortcuts do not occupy much space on your screen? Windows 10 luckily makes it very easy to change the icon size on the computer.

Here is how to change the icon size in windows 10.

1. Right-click on a blank space on the desktop.

2. Select View.

3. Choose Large, Medium, or Small Icon. The default is the average icon.

Resizing icons on the desktop does not affect the size of icons elsewhere in Windows 10, but there are ways you can change them.

How to change the Taskbar size.

If you want to change the size of the Taskbar taskbar, there is another setting for that, which will also change the size of the text, applications and other items on Windows 10.

1. Right-click on a blank space on the desktop.

2. Select Display settings.

3. Move the slider below Change the size of the text, apps, and other items to 100%, 125%, 150%, or 175%.

4. Click Apply at the bottom of the settings window. Windows may ask you to log out and log back in for a more consistent experience.

This will not only make the icons in the taskbar a bit bigger, but it will also make the text bigger in applications such as Microsoft Edge and Calendar, as well as in the Windows 10 notification pane.

How to change the icon size in File Explorer.

If you want icons or thumbnails bigger or smaller in specific folders, you can change these icons immediately in the File Explorer.

Just go to your folder location and use the scroll wheel of the mouse to zoom in or out, switch between large icons of Windows 10 icons, medium icons, small icons, lists, and more details, slices, and content views.

Although File Explorer will remember your last installation when you reopened this folder, this is a directory-specific setting, so you will have to adjust each folder to which you want the icon size and text. different.