How to Remove Recycle Bin from Desktop?

Recycle bin is a very common icon presented on the desktop of our PCs, it’s a place where all the unwanted files or folders go after deletion. If you want to remove or hide recycle bin to make your desktop clutter-free, go to the Start button and click Settings then uncheck the box and click “Apply“. Users can also recover deleted files or folders from recycle bin.

You cannot completely get rid of Recycle bin from your system because it is a very important feature of the Windows Operating System. Whenever you need an easy method to delete files and recover them, then it will help you without needing to execute various commands on Command Prompt.

By following below mentioned steps you can remove recycle bin from the desktop easily.

 How to remove recycle bin from the Desktop in Windows?

In Windows 10

  • Click on Start Button then go to the menu select the Settings option or press the window + I keys.
  • Select the option of Personalization > Themes > Desktop icon settings.
  • We have to select recycle bin in the icon settings and then change the default checked to set to uncheck.

In Windows 7 or 8

  • Recycle bin can be removed by using the control panel in Windows 7 or 8.
  • right-click on the desktop, and select Personalize after this click on desktop Settings on the left side of the screen.
  • Uncheck the recycle bin box then click OK.

How to remove recycle bin in window vista?

Window vista has very simple process of removing recycle bin is that just right-click on the recycle bin icon on the desktop and choose delete option from the menu.

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