How to Change Your App Icons: A Step-By-Step Guide
Hi, I'm Tracy from Techimperatives.net. Today, I'll walk you through the simple steps on how to change your app icons, making your phone truly uniquely yours.
For iPhone Users
With the introduction of iOS 14, iPhone users can now customize their home screen and app icons. Here's how:
Step 1: Download the Shortcuts App
First, go to the App Store and download the Shortcuts app if you don't have it already.
Step 2: Open the App and Create a New Shortcut
After installing the app, open it and tap on the ‘+' icon to create a new shortcut.
Step 3: Add Action
Choose ‘Add Action' and then tap on ‘Scripting'. Next, select ‘Open App' from the options.
Step 4: Choose the App
Tap on ‘Choose' and select the application for which you want to change the icon.
Step 5: Add to Home Screen
Tap next on the ‘…' in the upper right corner. Choose ‘Add to Home Screen'. Here you can select an image to replace the app icon and name it.
Step 6: Save
Tap on ‘Add' on the upper right corner to save the changes. You will now see the new app icon on your home screen.
For Android Users
Changing app icons on Android requires the use of launcher apps. Here's the process:
Step 1: Download a Launcher App
Go to Google Play Store and download a popular launcher like Nova Launcher or Apex Launcher.
Step 2: Set Up the Launcher
After downloading, open the app and follow the instructions to set it as your phone's default launcher.
Step 3: Change App Icon
Long press on the app for which you want to change the icon. In the menu that appears, tap ‘Edit'. Now you can choose a new image for the app icon.
Step 4: Save Changes
Press done to save your changes. The new icon will now appear on your home screen.
Customizing app icons is a fun practice and a great way to personalize your phone.
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