How to change the size of the icons on your Mac’s Desktop

Updated June 13th, 2019.

There’s really nothing to it:

  1. Click on the Desktop (this is the step most people miss)
  2. Choose Show View Options from the View menu
  3. Use the slider to increase or decrease the icon size
View Options for the Desktop

You can really make quite a difference. Check it out:

Desktop Icons, three sizes
Desktop icons, three sizes

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