How to Fix Can’t Move Desktop Icons on Windows 10
2. Auto-arrange Icons
- Right-click on a blank area on your Desktop.
- Hover on View.
- In the right pane, look for Auto arrange icons. If it’s checked, make sure to uncheck it.
- Hover on View, again.
- This time, check Align icons to grid.
- Move your icons anywhere on the Desktop.
Why can’t I move my desktop icons freely?
Step 1: Right-click anywhere on the Desktop on an empty space and from the context menu select View. Now, uncheck the Auto arrange icons option from the sub-menu. Step 2: Now, right-click again on an empty space on the Desktop and click Refresh. … You can now easily move the icons and arrange them as per your wish.