How to Change Folder Icon in Windows 10

In MrAppsGeek we have already seen that it is possible to modify the appearance of Windows 10 , in fact we have already seen how to put a wallpaper in the Chrome browser , put a wallpaper in Windows 10 , change the welcome message or even how to put the menu classic . Today, however, we are going to teach you how to change the folder icon in Windows 10, for this we only have to use a third-party app called Folder Painter .

How to Change the Icon of a Folder in Windows 10 Step by Step 2023

We already saw in its day that Windows 10 gives us the possibility to change the icons , the only problem is that the option is very generic and hardly gives us options to modify icons of specific themes. For example, if we want to modify the appearance of a folder, we will have to settle for what we have available. Luckily there is a third-party application called Folder Painter v1.2 that will help us in the process and will even allow us to choose their color !

Download Folder Painter v1.2 In Spanish For Windows 10 Free 2023

The first thing we must do is download Folder Painter v1.2 from its official page through the following link .

How To Use Folder Painter To Change A Folder Icon In Windows 10 2023

Unzip the file, for which you will only have to follow the following steps:

  1. We point to the file with the right mouse button.
  2. We select  WinRAR .
  3. We give it to  extract in FolderPainter

Then we must execute the file FolderPainter_x64.EXE .

How to change the icon of a folder in Windows 10 2023

  1. The next thing we must do is click with the right mouse button on the folder to be modified .
  2. In the context menu we click on “Change Folder Icon” .
  3. We select the type of Icon that we want to select.

This would be the result:

To return everything as it was, all we have to do is go to the previous step and select “Default folder icon” .

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