Learn how to Hide or Unhide All Desktop Icons on Windows.

In case you like a clean desktop, Windows is usually a little obnoxious. Many programs you install will automatically add their own desktop icon, so that you’ll be continuously deleting them. Skip the effort and hide all of your desktop icons instead.

When you’re using a PC with an empty desktop or with hiding desktop icons, this option will also allow you to re-enable all these hidden icons.

To hide or unhide all of your desktop icons, right-click in your desktop, point to “View,” and click on “Show Desktop Icons.” This option works on Windows 7, 8, 10, and even XP. This option toggles desktop icons on and off (Hide or unhide desktop icons).

How to Hide or Unhide All Desktop Icons on Windows

That’s it! This option is simple to find and use—if you know it’s there.

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Windows additionally helps you to hide its built-in desktop icons, like “This PC,” “Network,” and “Recycle Bin.” If these are still missing—or if you’d like to hide these icons but not the rest of your desktop icons—you’ll control which desktop icons appear in the Settings app or Control Panel.

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