Thursday, September 12, 2013

[Quick Tip] Customize Nova Launcher Folder Icon

Do you want to personalize your homescreen folders? Want to differentiate your folders from you apps? Nova Launcher lets you do that! By following these simple steps, you can add a little extra flair to your Android homescreen.

Steps
  1. Install Nova Launcher (or launcher of choice)
  2. Install icon pack.
  3. Long press on folder and hit edit.
  4. Swype to folder pack and choose icon.
  5. Hit check mark to confirm.
Required
  • Nova Launcher (the free version works just as well as the paid version in this case)
  • Icon Sets
    • Doing a search for Nova Icon is a good start but be sure the set is compatible with Nova Launcher - many devs are good about including this information in their notes
    • There are free and paid versions so be careful when picking your icon sets.
*There are other launchers like Apex Launcher and Go Launcher that let you do the same thing so check them out if you prefer what they have to offer.
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