How to resize Icons and Folders in Windows – Solutions

How to resize Icons and Folders in Windows - Solutions

In this article, we explain how to increase or decrease the size of the desktop icons, the size of the folders and the icons of the taskbar. When icons look too large or too small for many people it can be a problem.

However, it is not. It’s just that the settings have adjusted that size. Bone, it’s not because of a problem. Below, look at how this configuration is done.

Resizing Desktop Icons and Folders

For that, all you have to do is place yourself on the desktop. Pressing the Ctrl key and move the mouse scroll (the wheel in the middle of the mouse). Turning the wheel up by pressing the Ctrl key will make the icons bigger and moving it down while holding down Ctrl will make it smaller.

How to resize Icons and Folders in Windows - Solutions
The scroll button on the mouse is the one that is inside the green circle in the image.

Changing the size of the taskbar icons

The above explained only the size of the icons and folders located on the desktop and inside other folders would be modified.

To change the size of the icons in the taskbar, right-click on the taskbar and then click on properties. Doing that will open a window. There is an option called “Use small taskbar buttons”.

Resize icons and folders in WindowsKeeping this option unchecked is the way the icons should normally be, however, if you want to reduce the size of the icons, you can check the option and click “OK” to save the changes.