Microsoft has given an important feature to store all the deleted files in one folder called Recycle Bin. Recycle Bin is the most prominent folder or a tool in Windows Operating System, which helps you to see all the deleted files on your Windows Operating System. The special feature is all the deleted file on your Windows Operating System are stored in the Recycle Bin as you can check the files before you remove completely from your Windows Operating System. Interestingly, you can restore all the deleted files if you want from the Recycle Bin. But if you want to change the Recycle Bin Icon then you can follow the complete article and then implement on your Windows Operating System.
How to Change the Default Recycle Bin Icon in Windows 10 Operating System –
If you are using the older version of Windows 10 Operating System then you can see only few app icon on your OS. So better to update your Windows Operating System and then try to change the default Desktop Icon. In the latest version, you can see the new set of icons for Desktop, File Explorer, Folders, and also for files which you want to store on your Windows Operating System. But you can see that the latest version of Windows 10 Operating System Recycle Bin Icon is not that attractive and many users are trying to change the App Icon. So if you are one among them to change the default Recycle Bin Icon then you can follow the steps to implement on your Windows 10 Operating System.
In previous Windows Operating System to change the default desktop icons, you need to use the third-party applications. But to make it easy Microsoft has given an option to change any of the Desktop Icons, Folder Icons, File Explorer Icons, from the Operating System itself. So let us know the option to change the default Recycle Bin Icon on your Windows 10 Operating System.
Steps to Change the Default Recycle Bin Icon in Windows 10 Operating System
Follow the complete steps to change the default Recycle Bin Icon on your Windows 10 Operating System. You can parallelly implement these steps on your Windows 10 Operating System reading the article. You can directly visit the Desktop Icon settings page by typing Show or Hide Common Icons on the Desktop in the Cortana. But if you do not get the required results then you can follow the simple steps.
- First, open your Windows 10 Operating System. You need not boot or you need not change the settings anything.
- After you open your Windows 10 Operating System, Go to Start Menu and then search for Settings option.
- In the Settings option, choose Personalization.
- In the Personalization tab, you need to select Themes as System Icon comes under Themes Category.
- Here you can see the Desktop Icon Settings option. Click on it and then select Recycle Bin. Here you can see Change Icon option, click on it.
- Select the Icon which you need from the available options and then click OK.
As you click OK. You can see Apply Button. Click Apply and then close the window. You have an option to select different App Icons from the internet and then choose the best one for the required app. You can download from the internet and then you need to navigate to the destination and then choose the file. But the file must be in .ico format. As you cannot choose any format or any image for the desktop icons on your Windows Operating System.
Now, you can see that Recycle Icon has changed on your Windows 10 Operating System. Hope you are happy with your Recycle Bin App Icon and then start using your Windows Operating System.