Home > Resources > Windows 8 > Enlarge Desktop Icons on Windows 8/8.1

How to Enlarge Desktop Icons on Windows 8/8.1

"How do I make my desktop icons bigger? The desktop icons on my Windows 8 laptop are too small for me, so please do me a favor by telling me how to enlarge them. Thanks a lot."

To enlarge desktop icons, there are three common ways, which are minutely illustrated one by one in this text.

Video guide on how to enlarge desktop icons on Windows 8:

3 methods to enlarge desktop icons on Windows 8/8.1 computer:

Method 1: Open the built-in Magnifier.

For more information, please refer to How to Turn on and Turn off Magnifier in Windows 8 Computer. BTW, this method only enables you to make desktop icons bigger temporarily, if you want to enlarge them for a long time, you can apply the following two ways.

Method 2: View desktop icons by medium or large icons.

You can right-click any blank space on the desktop, choose or point at View in the context menu and select Medium icons or Large icons in the sub menu.

Method 3: Make changes to the related setting in the Display settings.

Step 1: Right-tap any blank area on the desktop and choose Screen resolution.

Step 2: In the Screen Resolution window, tap Make text and other items larger or smaller.

Step 3: As the Display window appears, under the option of Change the size of all items, select Medium-125% or Larger-150%, and click Apply.

Step 4: In the pop-up Microsoft Windows dialog, tap Sign out now to apply the changes.

Related Articles:

Quick Links

Password Recovery Software

Windows Password Tools
Windows Password Genius
Office Password Tools
Office Password Genius
Office Password Remover
Word Password Genius
Word Password Remover
Excel Password Genius
Excel Password Remover
PowerPoint Password Genius
Access Password Genius
Outlook Password Genius
SQL Password Genius
Archive Password Tools
RAR Password Genius
ZIP Password Genius
PDF Password Tools
PDF Password Genius

Hot Products