How to make your Desktop look modern and good [UPDATED 2021] or how to personalize your Windows computer or PC, this is a nice question and one must love his desktop and take its care. So in this post i will explain you guys how you can easily make your desktop look even more minimal and smarter that it is now.
Convert your desktop to :
Simple steps to turn your boring desktop to a cool looking desktop:
1. Which theme is best for customization of desktop?Firstly, you need to decide whether to go with dark theme or to go with light theme because this is the first step to convert your desktop into something amazing. It depends on user to user that which theme is good, by default in windows 10 light theme is activated which can be changed by simple clicks. For this tutorial i will go with Dark theme because according to me it is best looking.
How to activate dark mode in windows 10?1. Click on start button on taskbar, click on settings.
2. Now click on Personalization.
3. Click on colors on the left sidebar.
4. By default it is set to Light, select Dark from drop down menu and you are all set.
2. Customizing Mouse Cursor:Now this step is optional but if you do it till will make your desktop more amazing. By default it is that simple and boring cursor but you can add something interesting to it within just few clicks. There are many websites on Google which provide exciting cursors for free, you can simply search on Google which fits your need.
How to change mouse cursor?1.Go to control panel and search mouse in search box and click on mouse now.
2. Now go to pointer, under scheme choose your downloaded mouse file cursor, and click on apply, now you are done with this also.
3. Hide desktop iconsFor making your desktop look minimal and clean next task is to hide all desktop icons or you can keep those icons which you want. I recommend to hide all as it will give your desktop a clean and amazing look.
How to hide all desktop icons?For this task, right click anywhere on your desktop and and move your cursor to view and in drop down menu click on hide all icons. This will hide all the icons on your desktop, however you can keep those you want.
This task is heart of all the other task, you should choose a right wallpaper for you desktop to enhance its beauty, this can be done by searching on google or directly clicking the links below:
1. Minimalist Desktop Wallpaper link 1
2. Minimalist Desktop Wallpaper link 2
You can also use animated wallpapers or live wallpapers to make it more interesting. For it you can use Wallpaper Engine . This is a paid software which offers a wide variety of animated all well as static wall papers with audio visualizers and many other features.
You can buy it from their official steam page here.
These are the basics steps to start with customizing your desktop look today, however this is not the ending you can also add many new thing to your desktop like you can customize it by Rainmeter, a more advanced software to personalize your desktop computer.