Have you ever changed folder icons in your Windows 10 system? An icon always represents the graphical representation on the screen of an application, software, file or folder. This graphical representation describes the function of the software or application. Similarly, the file or folder icon describe what does the file and folder contain.
Like, Windows has different icons for Word and Excel Worksheet which also represent their behavioral aspect. Well, Window allows you to change the folder icon. It has some inbuilt icons which you can use for changing the folders icon. Though, you can not change the icon of any file in Window.
There are several third-party apps that can help you to change your folders or files icon. You can download these apps and with the help of these apps, you can change the file or folders icon.
In this content, we will discuss the method to change the folder icons in Windows 10. So, let’s start.
Steps to Change Folder Icon in Windows 10:
Step 1: Select a folder of which you want to change the icon. Once selected right click on the selected folder and among the displayed result you have click on Properties.
Step 2: A ‘Windows 10 Properties’ window will pop up where you have to go to the Customize tab.
Step 3: Now, under the Customize tab and in the Folder icon section you have to click on the Change Icon button.
Step 4: Again, a new window Change Icon for Windows 10 Folder will pop up. Now, you can either browse for the folder icon or you can directly select the icon form the available icons in the list.
Scroll down and select the icon that represents the behavioral aspect of your folder. Once selected click OK.
Step 5: Now, back in the Window 10 Properties window click on Apply and then OK.
Done you can check that your folder’s icon has been changed.
So, this is the method you can change folder icon in Windows 10. Hope the content is useful. Keep reading.