How to show This PC icon on the desktop in Windows 11 – Windows Tips

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By default, the ‘This PC' icon is not visible on Windows 11 desktop. If you want to show ‘This PC' icon or my computer icon on the desktop in , then you can enable this from the Windows settings. In this post, we will see how to show the ‘This PC' icon on the desktop in Windows 11 computer.

How to show This PC icon on the desktop in Windows 11

  • Press the start button and type ‘theme
    Or click start button > click on settings > click on personalization > click on themes
  • Click on Theme and Related Settings
  • Just below the Themes displayed, click on the ‘Desktop Icon Settings‘, and a popup window will appear
  • Click on the Computer > click Apply > Click OK

The ‘This PC' icon should now be available on the desktop.

Recycle bin is not visible on the desktop in Windows 11?

By default, the recycle bin icon is also not visible in the Windows 11 desktop. If you want to show the recycle bin icon on the desktop in Windows 11, then you can follow the same steps above.

  • Press the start button and type ‘theme
    Or click start button > click on settings > click on personalization > click on themes
  • Click on Theme and Related Settings
  • Just below the Themes displayed, click on the ‘Desktop Icon Settings‘, and a popup window will appear
  • Click on the Recycle Bin> click Apply > Click OK

The ‘Recycle Bin' icon should now be available on the desktop.

The other desktop icons available in the desktop icon settings in Windows 11 are – Control Panel, Network and User's Files.

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