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How To Hide Icons From Your Windows 10 Desktop

Tidy Up Your Desktop!

This Windows 10 tutorial will show you how to hide your icons and shortcuts on your PC or laptop desktop.

Sometimes your desktop can become very clustered and untidy when you have shortcuts all over the place.

This will make your Windows 10 desktop look neat and tidy giving it a nice fresh look.

If you change your mind you can easily display your desktop icons again as shown in this tutorial. 

To Hide Your Desktop Icons:

1. Right-click on an empty space on your desktop > Hover over ‘view’ > Click onto “Show desktop Icons” so that it is unticked (This will then hide all icons on your Windows 10 desktop)

To Show Your Desktop Icons:

1. Right-click on an empty space on your desktop > Hover over ‘view’ > Click onto “Show desktop Icons” so that it is ticked (This will then show all icons on your Windows 10 desktop)

Check out the video tutorial here on How To Hide Your Desktop Icons In Windows 10 if you are getting stuck.

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