Windows 8: put the Recycle Bin icon back on the desktop

A very useful icon to find a deleted document or to make some space on the computer. False manipulation andrecycle bin icon disappeared from desktop, how to put it back?

This tutorial is suitable for Windows 8 and 8.1. It also works on Windows 7. The procedure is simple to carry out, without risk for the computer if you follow the few steps of the guide.

There is also this tutorial if you have lost Recycle Bin on Windows 10.

Find the Recycle Bin icon on the Windows 8 Desktop

1. Since Office, make a right click on the wallpaper and choose Personalize.

right click desktop customize

2. In the left part, click on ” Change desktop icons “.

office personalize trash can icon

3. Check the line ” Basket “.

desktop trash icon tutorial

4. Validate by okay, the Recycle Bin icon has returned to the Desktop.