How to Make Synology DSM Icons Bigger

How to Make Synology DSM Icons Bigger

Are your DSM operating system icons too small? Do you find it hard to see them? You should know that Synology has thought of this too. There is a way to enlarge your DSM icons quickly and easily. The Desktop tab provides options to customize the appearance of your DSM desktop. To view this tab, click the person-shaped icon at the upper-right on the desktop and select Personal. Right below you will find step by step instructions to change the size of your desktop icons.

Step 1: Go to Options at the top right and click Personal. Follow the instructions in the image below.

icons change synology step 1

Step 2: Go to Desktop options/Desktop icon size and select Normal (64×64) then click Apply. Follow the instructions in the image below.

icons change synology step 2

Step 3: A pop up will appear. The settings will be applied after refreshing the web page. Click Yes. Follow the instructions in the image below.

icons change synology step 3

As you can see now, the icons on your DSM desktop are bigger and more easily readable.

synology big icons desktop

If you connect through your mobile phone afterwards, you will see the icons bigger in the DSM mobile version too.

synology big icons mobile

If you are looking to change the wallpaper/background on your DSM desktop, feel free to read the full step by step article on How to change Background on your Synology DSM NAS.

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