How to replace boring app icons on Android home sceeen with interesting icons?

  • Posted on: 4 August 2016
  • By: sasi

Replace boring app icons on Android home screen with interesting icons using Awesome icons app. Use it in combination with an icons pack or upload your own pictures. It works on stock Android too.

Method 1: Replace icons with your own pictures

  • Install Awesome icons app
  • Open Awesome icons app
  • Scroll down to the app for which you want to replace the icon
  • replace home screen icon with your own pic

  • Tap the file select icon and select your picture from your device's storage
  • Crop the picture or select the entire picture.
  • Tap 'crop' and then tap 'ok'
  • The new shortcut is created on the home screen. You can replace the old icon with the new one.

Method 2: Replace icons using icon packs
Icon packs provide readymade icons that you choose for each of your apps.

  • Install Awesome icons app
  • Open Awesome icons app
  • Open menu (menu) and go to 'Get more icons'
  • Install one or more of the listed icon packs
  • After installation, go to 'quick start' in Awesome icons
  • Scroll down to the app for which you want to replace the icon
  • Choose an icon provided by the icon packs
  • The new shortcut is created on the home screen. You can replace the old icon with the new one.