How to customize app icons in Windows 10

You might be familiar with icon customization and I am sure most of you must have changed your icons in your Android Smartphone. However, Microsoft Windows 10 also allows its users to change their desktop icons and gives them the complete freedom to choose their favorite icon for an App. The programs you install on your Windows 10 system come usually come with their logo as a default icon however if you don’t like that, this feature on Windows 10 can allow you to change them easily.

Doing this is easy and if you follow this step-by-step guide you’ll be able to do it without any issues. Let’s get started with the guide and have a look at How to customize app icons in Windows 10.

How to customize app icons in Windows 10

Step 1: Search for the program shortcut for which you want to change the icon and right-click on it.

Step 2: Click on Properties from the drop-down menu and click on the Shortcut tab as shown in the image below. If the shortcut you’ve selected is a web link then you’ll notice a web document tab.

Step 3: Click on the Change Icon button under the shortcut tab to continue with the process.

Step 4: Select your new Icon from the new window that pops up on your screen. Click on browse if you have a downloaded icon file on your PC.

Step 5: Apply your changes and press the Ok button. Doing this will change your current icon to the icon you’ve selected.

Have a look at the images below to see how it’s done.

That’s it, guys! How many icons are you changing next? Let us know in the comments below and don’t forget to check out more Windows 10 guides here. If you liked this guide, then make sure you share it with your friends using the social media buttons.