How to create your own pack of icons in Android

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For multiple reasons, two which stand out above the rest. The first is that, with all of the offers that we have available, a large number of she does not convince us, or we simply have a creative idea that we want to put at the service of all users through an app, although for that, yes you will need some knowledge about programming.

How to create your own pack of icons

Practically, the existing method is the only one that gives good results when it comes to installing them in the smarpthone, with download app by. This program that we will use is called Icon Pack Studio, will be the tool to create all the packs of icons that you want, and that comes from the creators of SmartLauncher, so that is an endorsement very important that there is behind this app.

Its operation is very simple, since you just enter it we can create immediately our custom icon. We recommend leaving as soon as possible of that menu, since that is an editor that is faster than it has all the options that they really included in the app. We headed to the ” + ” sign, where we will have all the customization options.

Icon Pack Studio
Icon Pack Studio

We can modify aspects such as the edge, the way that you are going to have, choose the design of the logo, move its position and adjust its size, among others. A curious aspect is that the color of the icon, it is possible to choose if we want the apps to behave the same colors, or change in function of which it is a. That is, you can tell the app to customize the colors of Instagram, purple, Spotify al green, etc, To do this, in the paragraph “Filling”, click on “Colors of apps”, in the drop-down menu.icon pack studio preview pack of icons

Once you have decided on the design, click on the eye that is located in the upper-right corner, which will take us to the preview to check how it has been our creation. If we are satisfied, we save and give a name to this pack, but it still will not be installed on your smartphone. Wait until a notification appears on the app, click on it and then “Install”. Now yes, it could be implemented this new pack of icons in the terminal, but we can find a drawback.

How to adapt the new pack to all the launchers

And is that this app has a small limitation, as being from the creators of SmartLauncher, it is only compatible with their developments and with Nova Launcher, no more. For the rest of the launchers, will not apply this change to the design of the icons. Luckily, there is a solution to alleviate this problem.


Thanks to the app Adapticonswe can apply what we’ve created in any launcher, is the developer who is, or if we want to apply it to the layer of customization that we have by default in the mobile. It is really a program that also serves to create custom packages, but handles an editor something more precarious than the app above, so that its strong point is that we can load this pack that we have designed, import it to Adapticons and automatically apply it to any launcher.adapticons create pack of icons

To do this, add a widget Adapticons, press and choose the app that we are going to change the design. Once we enter the editing menu, it is important to select the option “original Form”, before heading to the paragraph “Change icon” that is something further down the menu. We will appear a floating window, where we will give you to “Import” icon to load the design that we have created. So with all the apps that you want to modify. Of all ways, we recommend using Nova Launcher for a better implementation of the icons.