Windows 10 was launched in 2015 and since then it has become one of the most used windows operating systems worldwide. Microsoft has made lots of changes in this version and one of the biggest changes that came with it is completely new form and improvised start menu. Many people faced lots of problems operating windows 10 because of all these new changes and one of those problems was the visibility of desktop icons.
Many people complained about their windows 10 desktop being empty and not showing any of the icons. And if you are also someone who is experiencing this problem then you can follow the steps given in this article to resolve your issue.
Using show icons option
The first method that you can try to fix your issue is by checking the desktop icon visibility option. In order to do this, you will need to right click on the empty space of your desktop and select the “view” option. A side menu will open when you click on http://www.chip.cz/casopis-chip/earchiv/vydani/r-2008/nastroje-zdarma-04-08/ that option and from that side menu you must select and click on “show desktop icons”.
Once you have clicked this option then most likely all the default desktop icons will be displayed and your problem would be resolved. Sometimes you also might have to click on “auto arrange icons” in side options to display desktop icons.
Check if the visibility of the icons is enabled or not
The second method that you can try if the above one fails is by enabling icons visibility through settings option. For this you need to go to windows settings, you can do this by clicking on the notification tab on the extreme lower right of your screen and then click on “all settings” option.
Now in the settings menu click on the “personalization” option, then in the next menu click on the “themes” option. After that you will see some options on the right-hand side of the theme menu, click on “desktop icon settings” from them. Now you will be presented with desktop icon settings box, select all the icons that you want to be visible on the desktop and after that click on “apply” and then “ok” button. This is the best fix that you can do if the first option did nothing for you and if the problem persists still, then try the next method.
Try to disable tablet mode
Windows 10 comes with an integrated tablet mode to provide better experience on both laptops and tablets. And many of the times it is seen that if the tablet mode if enabled on the laptops the desktop icons are not visible. Therefore, make sure that it is disabled by going to the settings menu and disabling it.
So, these were some of the methods that you can try to fix the issue related to the visibility of desktop icons. Be sure to comment and tell about the method that fixed your issue.