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iOS 14 Icon Sets. Everything You Need to Know about iPhone Custom Icons + 30 Best Icons for Your Apple Device

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By: Rita Asta October 6, 2020 7 minutes

Custom App Icons Iphone. A couple of weeks ago Apple has presented several new products as well as iOS 14. Despite the fact that many people were disappointed because the company didn’t release a new iPhone, the presentation was as usual epic and one particular iOS 14 feature impressed many people all over the world. So what is this feature and why is it so special are the things we are going to discuss today.

Custom iPhone App Icons in the Details

Certainly, one of the most interesting features of the new iOS 14 is custom icons. Basically, once you update your iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, or iPod, you’ll have the ability to create custom icons for the apps on your device. It is a really cool feature for those aesthetes who want everything to be stylish and simply perfect. At the same time, it is also kind of fun to customize the icons on your device, so those of you who don’t care about the way their iPhone home screen looks will still have a lot of fun playing with the icons.
So basically, you can change every single app icon on your Apple device and by ‘change’ I mean change. You can literally put a Batman picture on your Snapchat icon or your photo on the Facebook widget. Apart from that, you can also change the size of your icons. Since now Apple allows you to be as creative as you want.

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On one hand, this new feature is a lot of fun because you can make your home screen look breathtakingly beautiful, eye-catching, one-of-a-kind, or even silly. On the other hand, many companies are probably would not be very happy with the fact that users have the ability to change, customize, and substitute with other images of their logos. In a long perspective that might lead to some companies’ logos becoming unrecognizable. However, this is just a random thought and playing with icons is still a lot of fun, so you have to at least try it. Therefore, do not hesitate, update your device to iOS 14, and create some custom icons to impress your friends, family, significant others, and coworkers.

How to Change App Icons on Apple Devices

Of course, by default, the icons on your Apple devices would be standard. So if you want to make your phone, tablet, or watch stylish, you will have to customize your icons on your own, and here is how you can do that.

1. Download the icon images you would like to use on your device.
2. Head to the Shortcuts, tap on the plus in the right upper corner and add action.
3. Type ‘open app’ in the search bar and choose Open App.
4. Select the app/apps you want to customize.
5. Tap on the three dots in the right upper corner, name your shortcut, and add it to the home screen.
6. Tap on the icon you would like to change and select ‘Choose Photo’
7. Choose the photo you want to utilize on your custom icon or a premade icon image.
8. Customize the size of your icon/icons if needed.
9. You did it! Now your home screen looks flawless! You can also go to the Settings and select new wallpaper for your home screen, so it matches your new icons.

As you can see, changing the icons on your Apple devices is super easy and a lot of fun, so you definitely want to a least give it a try. In fact, there is a lot of cool icon options that you can download for your iPhone. So, obviously, we are going to take a look at those as well.



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💰 Where to Sell Your iOS 14 Icons

Since we found out about the icon customization feature just a couple of weeks ago, it’s natural that there are only a few options we can choose from. However, for graphic designers, it is a great opportunity to make a lot of money simply because there aren’t too many competitors yet. If you don’t believe it, here is a solid proof of my words. So if you want to make a decent amount of money in a short space of time, you better hurry up and create some icon bundles. Once you finish your icon sets, you can easily upload them on the MasterBundles marketplace through the Sell Your Deal service. You will start making money on your goods as soon as customers start purchasing your products. As a MasterBundles’ vendor, you can easily request your so-called salary at any time and you’ll quickly receive the money on your Payoneer account. As you can see, everything is pretty simple, so create a vendor account on MasterBundles, make some lovely custom icons for iOS 14, upload your products on the marketplace, and start making money today.

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Final Thoughts

Custom app icons are made for those people who want everything to be perfectly stylish. This new iOS feature was made for the true aesthetes who feel like a standard home screen is not something they can put up with. Therefore, if you are one of those sophisticated aesthetes, you are definitely going to like such a cool feature. So do not waste your precious time any longer, update your device, download some cool icons, and make your iPhone the one and only today.

Have you already tested the icon customization feature on iOS? Did you like it and are you going to use it? Let us know in the comment section down below!

FAQ

Where can I change the icons on my iPhone?

You can easily and quickly change the icons on your Apple device in the Shortcuts app, which is already pre-downloaded on your iPhone, iPad, iPod, or Apple Watch. To see further instructions, please read the ‘How to Change App Icons on Apple Devices’ paragraph of this article.

Are there any free app icons?

Unfortunately, due to the fact that icon customization is a new feature, I wasn’t able to find any free products yet. However, we expect some freebies to appear in the next couple of weeks. If you can’t wait and want to customize your home screen now, you can use one of the premium options that I mentioned in this article, in fact, there is a lot of affordable items. Apart from that, you can also use pretty much any non-specific icon or image that you can easily find on the internet, so feel free to experiment.

Can I change the icons without updating my device?

No, icons customization is a feature that comes with the new iOS 14, which is why you cannot change the icons on the devices that haven’t been updated to the latest software version. Luckily, it’s pretty easy to update iOS and you can totally do it on your own. In case you are worried about your device performance, most of the old devices still smoothly work on the latest software. So go ahead and update your device in order to experience all the new features and customize your home screen.

Is Apple going to release custom icons?

As far as I know, Apple has not announced any icon bundles releases yet. At the same time, many users demand the company to release some icons. But for now, we only can use the icons made by independent designers and graphic design companies or create icons on our own.

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Author: Rita Asta

Rita Asta is a freelance writer who is interested in modern technology, web design, history of design, and popular culture. Linkedin

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