How to Change Folder or Image Icon Size on Finder/Desktop on MacBook, Mac

Mac users are changing default folder size in finder because of it’s very small. So we can not view images or Filters inside the finder at a glance without opening it in a preview. But for the security purpose,++ some folders/ images need to keep small So no one can directly see your data at a glance. But for the temporary time, we can customize or change Folder or Image Size in Finder using resize view option.

Here it’s the steps to customize default folder view size or text size inside any finder view pane. Are you looking to seeing images in finder? Then it’s the easiest way to check/ Find all images individually.

Steps for Change Folder Thumbnail Icon or image size on Finder from Mac and MacBook

1: Open Finder on Mac. Go to your Folder that you want to increase the size of Files, Folders, and Images. Here’ Cute Folder Name list that you can use ever to rename your computer or Phone folder name.

Change Folder size in Finder from MacOS Sierra

2: From Top menu options, Click on View > Show View Options or Command + J shortcut. Or Right click on Folder > Show View Options.

Finder Show view Options on Mac

3: On Show View popup, Change icon size by sliding left to the right. Or Manage space between grid layout slide Grid Spacing.

4: Folder name Text Size is also useful for change all folder/ Image and File name inside finder preview.

Change Folder or Image Size on Finder grid view from Mac

Note: Your finder is showing all data in a list (Details view), First change it into grid style from top Tab tools. See below image,

Grid view arrangement in Finder

Mac users are also using other useful features like change folder color, Set Picture on Folder.

Resize all images in Finder view on Mac

Are you keeping folder size or image size in finder because of privacy, then you can see sensitive data into a locked folder or encrypted folder?

Also useful: New MacOS High Sierra now gives the option for hiding pictures on Mac from the photo app. No one can see directly from the photo app.

I hope you gathered a guide on how to Change the Folder or Image Size on Finder from Mac with customizing folder view settings.

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