How to change icons of a folder in windows

How to change icons of a folder in windows

Yes, you can change a folder's icon from the default image. Below tip is easy to follow and would for sure change the way your files and folders would look.

  • Right-click the folder that you want to change, and then click Properties.
  • In the Properties dialog box, click the Customize tab.
  • Under Folder icons, click Change Icon, and then do one of the following:
  • Click an icon from the default list, click OK, and then click OK again.
  • Click Browse, navigate to an icon file, click Open, click OK, and then click OK again.
  • Click Browse. In the Icon files list, click All files, navigate to a compatible file (such as a Bitmap file), click Open, click OK, and then click OK again.
  • To change the folder icon back to its default image, click Restore Defaults, click OK, and then click OK again.

Note

  • Some options, including the ability to change a folders icon, are not available when you access a folder through a library.
  • you can also download some beautiful folder icons online
  • You will find a lot of icons there.
  • prefer 512 pixel icons (large icons) as they looks very beautiful.

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