How To Fix Icon Overlapping in Windows (Easily)

There are times when icons on the desktop overlap which gets really annoying because you expect the icons to be in an order placed accordingly with evenly distanced from one another. Basically, this is a basic error and can be resolved easily.

Icon Overlapping in Windows

Anyways, if you are one of the users facing Icon Overlapping in Windows then just go through the process below which will merely take you a second or two to do so.

Enable “Align Icons to grid”

So, to enable this option all you have to do is right-click on the desktop> then, click on view option> now look for Align Icons to grid option and make sure it is checked and you are done.

Also Read : 6 Ways To Fix Windows 10 Desktop Icons Not Showing


Why are my Windows 10 icons wide?

You must have enabled the Auto Aligning icon or would have adjusted the size manually.

Why can’t I move icons in Windows 10?

This only happens when you tried or used a 3rd party app to lock icons in the system.

Why are my desktop icons overlapping?

The option to align the icon must have been disabled somehow.


Hence, this is the way to avoid icon overlapping issues in Windows 10. So, if you found this post to be useful then do share it with those who might find this useful too. 

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Shreyash Pradhan
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