Windows 10 Recycle Bin missing? Here's how to restore it

Windows 10 Recycle Bin missing? This tutorial will show you step by step how to restore the Recycle Bin on your desktop in Windows 10.

Steps

1. Click on the start menu button.

2. Click on Settings.

Open Windows 10 Settings

3. Click on Personalization.

Open Personalization settings in Windows 10

You can also open the Personalization settings by right-clicking on the desktop and then click on Personalize.

Open Personalization settings in Windows 10 via desktop

4. In the left menu, you click on Themes.

Open Themes settings in Windows 10

5. On the right side, under Related Settings, you click on Desktop icon settings.

Open Desktop Icon Settings in Windows 10

A “Desktop Icon Settings” window will appear.

6. Check the checkbox next to Recycle Bin.

Restore the Recycle Bin on the desktop in Windows 10

7. Click on the Apply button at the bottom of the “Desktop Icon Settings” window.

8. Click on the OK button.

9. You can now close the Settings window.

If the Recycle Bin icon is still missing from your desktop, then right-click on your desktop > View > and make sure the Show desktop icons option is checked.



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