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How To Customize Any Icon in Windows 10

Well, it’s no doubt that Microsoft’s Windows is right now the most commonly used operating system. Windows operating provide the most and wide variety of the customization tool, which allows changing some of the features to our choices, you can also change the icons to give an attractive look. There are many third-party tools, but provide the function that we can customize the icons in windows 10.

So, I am going to show you how to customize the icons in windows 10

How To Customize Any Icon in Windows 10

If you want to change the icons of Windows 10 then you need to find and download the icons. Some person knows how to download the icons some don’t know. First thing first you need to download the icons. You should visit this websiteFlaticon‘.

How To Customize Any Icon in Windows 10
How To Customize Any Icon in Windows 10

This website is one of the best to download high-quality icons for free. You can download the icon in PNG format. Just select the image that you find best for you and download them in PNG format. You can also visit sites or there are many alternative websites to download icons like FindiconsIconArchive, or GraphicBurger and many other sites

Convert PNG images to ICO (Icons)

After downloading the image, it will be in PNG you have to convert the icon format. To do that, you can use this website ConvertICO. It allows you to upload up to 50 PNG at once and convert them into icon format. You can upload the file by drag and drop the image file or alternative you also convert the image by giving URL of the image it will directly convert that image into an icon.

How To Customize Any Icon in Windows 10
How To Customize Any Icon in Windows 10

How To Change Icons In Windows 10

Microsoft makes the easy feature that becomes useable for the user in windows 10. You can change the icons of the shortcut of the program to start that process, make sure you save a copy of that shortcut

Now open application folder, Right-click on the executable program in it choose to Send to Desktop (Create Shortcut).

Now you can change the icon of that program shortcut on desktop without error or damage the program. Right-click on that shortcut select Properties. A new popup window will be open. At there click on the Change Icon….

How To Customize Any Icon in Windows 10
How To Customize Any Icon in Windows 10

Now click on browser… button select the image and click OK button after that click on ‘Ok’ button the icon of that shortcut will be changed.

How To Customize Any Icon in Windows 10
How To Customize Any Icon in Windows 10

Change Individual Folder Icons in Windows 10

Changing a folder icon having the same process which is mention above. But slightly different. Simply Right-Click on the folder which you want to change it. And choose properties a new pop up window will be open at their click on the Customize tab. Select the Change icons… button a new pop up window will appear to select the image or you can select the image from the computer directory but it must icon format. If you ever change your mind, just open this window and choose to Restore Defaults to get the original icon back.

How To Customize Any Icon in Windows 10
How To Customize Any Icon in Windows 10

If your mind wants to set default folder icon then go to properties of the changed folder in the customize tab click on Restore Default to set default folder icons

How to Change Drive Icons in Windows

If you want to change the drive icon there are no simple built-in tools that allow changing the icon of the drive. That’s means you have to install the third-party tools to change the folder icon. you

A free utility software called Drive Icon Changer which allows changing the folder icons very easy by few clicks

How To Customize Any Icon in Windows 10
How To Customize Any Icon in Windows 10

That all by this method, you can easily change icons in windows 10 very easily. I hope that you understand well. If you like that comment us below and share with your friends

Also, Read This Article 10 Best Windows File Explorer Tricks, Tips, and Tweaks

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