How to Change App Icons to Pictures Android

Kyle Wood

Android, Tutorials

How to Change App Icons to Pictures on Android

Are you tired of the same old app icons on your Android device? Well, you’re in luck!

In this tutorial, we will guide you through the process of changing app icons to pictures on your Android phone or tablet. This simple customization trick will give your device a fresh and unique look.

Step 1: Find the Right Image

The first step is to find the perfect image that you want to use as your app icon. It can be a photo from your gallery, a downloaded image, or even a custom-designed icon. Keep in mind that the image should be in a square format for best results.

Step 2: Download a Custom Icon Pack

To change app icons on Android, we need the help of a custom icon pack. There are several icon packs available on the Google Play Store that offer thousands of different icon options. Search for “icon pack” in the Play Store and choose one that matches your style preferences.

Step 2.1: Install and Open the Icon Pack

Once you’ve found an icon pack that suits your taste, install it on your device. After installation, open the app to explore its features and available icons.

Step 3: Choose and Apply App Icons

In this step, we’ll select specific app icons from the icon pack and apply them to our desired apps.

Step 3.1: Open the Icon Pack’s Settings

To access the settings of the installed icon pack, tap and hold an empty space on your home screen. A menu will appear where you can select “Settings” or “Icon Settings” depending on the icon pack you installed.2: Select the App to Change Icon

Once in the icon pack settings, browse through the list of installed apps on your device. Select the app for which you want to change the icon.3: Choose a New Icon

Now, choose a new icon from the available options in the icon pack. You can either scroll through the icons or use the search bar to find a specific one.4: Apply the New Icon

After selecting your desired app icon, tap on it to apply it to your chosen app. The changes will be instant, and you’ll see the new icon on your home screen and app drawer.

Step 4: Customize Individual App Icons (Optional)

If you want to further customize individual app icons, you can follow these additional steps:

Step 4.1: Tap and Hold an App Icon

To customize an individual app icon, tap and hold it on your home screen or in the app drawer until additional options appear.

Step 4.2: Select “Edit” or “Change Icon”

Select either “Edit” or “Change Icon” from the options that appear after holding down an app icon.3: Choose a New Image or Icon

In this step, you can either choose a new image or select an icon from another installed icon pack.


Congratulations! You have successfully learned how to change app icons to pictures on Android.

By following these simple steps, you can give your device a personalized touch and make it stand out from the crowd. Remember to experiment with different icon packs and images to find your perfect combination. Enjoy the new look of your Android device!

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