Do you want to customize and change the app icon shape on your Galaxy devices running on Android 10? If yes then you’ve come to the right place. In this Android post, we’ll show you how to change the icon shape in Samsung Galaxy devices running on One UI 2.5 (Android 10).
There is a time when you are pissed at the old app icon shape and wants to change it, in order to give your phone a fresh look. Most of the time the shape icon on Galaxy devices are rounded rectangles but you can change it to square, teardrop, squircle and etc.
Meanwhile, if you’ve updated your Samsung phone to the Android 10 version then you can easily change the icon shape without installing any third-party apps. However, this feature is hidden and you have to tweak the settings to find it. Unfortunately, this feature is not available on Galaxy devices running on One UI 3.1 or above based on Android 11.
How to Change Icon Shape in Samsung Galaxy (Android 10)
So, here are the steps to change the app icon shape on a Galaxy running on Android 10 (One UI 2.5):
1) Enable Developer Options on Samsung Galaxy
Step 1. Go to the Settings app and then scroll down all the way and tap About phone.
Step 2. Select Software information.
Step 3. Now, tap on the Build number 7 times in order to enable developer options.
2) Change Icon Shape on Samsung Galaxy Phone
Once the developer options are turned on then it’s easy to change the app icon shape.
Here’s how it’s done:
- Navigate to the Settings app and then tap Developer options from the bottom.
- Scroll down all the way and select Icon shape.
- Here you can select Square, Teardrop, Squircle, or Rounded rectangle. Select any of them.
- Once selected, restart your Galaxy phone.
This post was all about how to change icon shape on Samsung Galaxy devices running on One UI 2.1 or One UI 2.5 based on Android 10. Unfortunately, you can’t change the app icon shape on One UI 3.0 or above based on Android 11.