How to Change App Icon from Start Screen of Windows 8.1

You know that Windows 8.1 is the latest operating system of Windows family and several features have been added and developed in Windows 8.1 so that users can do more with this. Previously, we told you tons of tutorials to do something faster. Today, also I am going to show you a tutorial that will let you change app icon from start screen of Windows 8.1.

You know that Windows 8 and 8.1 has a beautiful start screen, which is known as Metro Screen. This is however very useful when you can also bypass it and log in to desktop directly in Windows 8.1.

If you want to do something faster, you can just pin it in start screen so that you can get access over that by just clicking once. Changing a folder or app’s shortcut’s icon is very easy. You can simply go to the Properties arena of corresponding folder or app and make the change. No additional software, less time and easy to pick out.

Nevertheless, when it comes to change app icon from start screen of Windows 8.1, you need to do something more than regular process. You know that the App section of Windows 8.1 has been separated. Hence, the problem starts. It becomes very [very] difficult to find out a particular app like Photoshop from that cluttered screen. However, if you do something i.e. replace default icon with your own photo (icon), it will be helpful for you.

How to change app icon from start screen of Windows 8.1?

This is actually easy and you do not need any third party application. Just open the app section from the start screen of your Windows 8.1 PC and select the app of which you want to change the icon or rename. [Do right click to select. Left click won’t select] Then select the option that says Open File Location.

Do Check:

Here is a tine but well-documented tutorial to change app icon from start screen of Windows 8.1 Pro. This is very easy and not yet time-consuming.

Then right click on that selected app and go to Properties. After that, select Change Icon button.

Here is a tine but well-documented tutorial to change app icon from start screen of Windows 8.1 Pro. This is very easy and not yet time-consuming.

Now you have to select an icon. You can either use given icon or custom icon.

That’s all! Hope this tutorial will help you a lot.


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