When it comes to customization, Android is definitely the best option out there. However, that doesn’t mean iOS doesn’t have any customization option.

On iOS 14, Apple introduced few customization options like widgets on the home screen, customizable app icons, new wallpapers, and more.

Let’s admit; there are times when we all want to change the app icons. There might be several reasons why you would want to change your existing app icons; maybe you want to declutter your home screen or want to create a unanimous aesthetic look.

So, if you are a huge fan of customization and looking for ways to change app icons in iOS 14, this post is for you! This article will share a detailed guide on how to customize app icons on iOS 14.

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Steps to Customize Your iPhone’s App Icons

To change the app icons, we will use the Shortcuts app preinstalled on iOS and iPadOS devices. Let’s check out the steps.

Step 1. First of all, launch the Shortcuts app on your iPhone.

Step 2. On the shortcut app, tap on the (+) button as shown in the screenshot.

Step 3. On the next page, tap on the ‘Add Action’ button.

Step 4. On the search box, type in ‘Open app’ From the list of options, tap on the ‘Open App’ action.

Step 5. On the New Shortcut page, tap on the ‘Choose‘ button and select the app that you want to launch with the shortcut. Once done, tap on the ‘Next button.

Step 6. On the next page, you need to assign a name for your new shortcut. Once done, tap on the ‘Done‘ button.


Step 7. Next, on the All Shortcut page, click on the ‘Three‘ dots behind the newly created shortcut.

Step 8. On the edit shortcut menu, tap on the three dots as shown below.

Step 9. On the next page, tap on the ‘Add to home screen button. This will add a shortcut to your home screen.


Step 10. To change the app icon, tap on the icon next to the shortcut’s name and select ‘Choose Photo’

Step 11. Choose the photo that you want to set and tap on the ‘Add’ button.

That’s it! You are done. This is how you can change app icons on your iPhone.

So, this article is all about how to customize app icons on iOS 14. I hope this article helped you! Please share it with your friends also. If you have any doubts related to this, let us know in the comment box below.


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