Monday, July 9, 2012

Custom Launcher Icon Packs for Android


Part 2 of the series - here

How to use Icon packs

To apply the icon packs -

  • You must have any of the custom launchers like Nova, Apex, Action, Holo, Go, ADW etc installed and running.
  • Install the icon pack to your device.
  • Apex, Nova, ADW, Go, Action Launcher – Launch the icons pack app, tap “Apply theme” and tap your launcher icon.
  • Additional step for Go Launcher users – On the home screen, press MENU > Preferences > Visual Settings. Switch to “Icons” tab and disable “Show icon base”.
  • Holo Launcher: Holo Settings > Appearance Settings > Icon Pack. Choose the theme from the list and apply it.


You can even individually change each icon, the icons you don't like as follows -
  • Nova: Long press that app icon > Edit > tap the icon > Select from the several options you get. When icon is selected, tap the check-mark at the top left of the Edit Shortcut box.
  • Apex / Holo: Long press that app icon > Edit > tap the icon > Icon Pack. Select the theme from the list and from there, you can select any icon. Then tap ok.
  • ADW Launcher: Double tap that app icon > Edit > tap the icon > “ADWTheme IconPacks” > tap the theme name > Select any of the icon. Tap ok.
  • Go LauncherEX: Long press that app icon > Replace > Select theme from the top left corner dropdown > Select any of the icon. Tap ok.

Here's a video of the instructions -

Here are the first four Icon packs -
MIcons HD Icons Pack
Vexillum Icons Pack
Suave HD Icons Pack
Project Glass Icons Pack


MIcons HD Icons -

Coolest and most beautiful icons theme pack. Change all icons in your app drawer and homescreen to your liking. Works on all high res devices. Icons originally made by Mike P. from XDA-Developers.

== FEATURES ==
  • These icons look awesome on tablets and high-res mobiles.
  • More than 1500 HD icons and growing.
  • Works with Nova Launcher, Apex Launcher, Go Launcher, ADW Launcher, and others like Holo, Action etc.
  • Works on KitKat and Jelly Bean devices too.
  • Uses iconmask. So, ALL your icons will be themed. (Not for Go Launcher).
  • Wallpapers included.
  • If you want to request any icon which is not present in the pack, mail me.


Reviewers



MIUI version (.mtz) - mikep1993's xda-developers' thread

Nova / Go / Apex / Action / Holo / ADW version (.apk) -
Get the FREE version from my box stash.
Get it free from my box

If you appreciate my effort, please buy the paid version of the Icons pack from below.




Vexillum Icons Pack -


One of the biggest icons pack, with most number of icons - Vexillum. These are MIUI v4 style minimal icons. Hardly any icon will be left un-themed. Works on Kitkat and Jelly Bean devices too. Icons originally made by PhysX from XDA-Developers.

== FEATURES ==
  • ~2000 icons and growing.
  • Works with Nova, Apex, Go, ADW, Action, holo and other launchers.
  • Works on KitKat and Jelly Bean devices too.
  • Wallpaper included.
  • If you want to request any icon which is not present in the pack, mail me.

Get the FREE version from my box stash.
Get it free from my box

If you appreciate my effort, please buy the paid version of the icons pack from below.



Suave HD Icons Pack -

This is a port of the most well know miui icon pack - Suave HD. Now you can apply the Suave HD icons to your apps in Nova launcher, as well as Apex launcher, Go launcher, ADW launcher and others.

== FEATURES ==
  • More than 1500 icons.
  • Works with Nova Launcher, Apex Launcher, Go Launcher, ADW Launcher and others.
  • Works on KitKat and Jelly Bean devices too.
  • Wallpaper included.

Download Suave HD Icons pack -




Glass Round Icons Pack (formerly Project Glass theme pack)-

Have you seen the Google Glass demo video when it first came out. The most beautiful thing in that video was the icons on the hud. Now, you can have those icons on your Android devices too. Presenting Glass Round icons, inspired by Project Glass.

== FEATURES ==
  • Change all icons in your app drawer and homescreen to your liking.
  • ~200 icons. (Final version. No new icon will be added).
  • Works with Nova Launcher, Apex Launcher, Go Launcher, ADW Launcher and others.
  • Works on KitKat and Jelly Bean devices too.
  • Wallpaper included.

Download Glass Round Icons Pack -




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