Here is how you can change App icons and Widgets on iPhone running iOS 14 or iOS 13 even without Jailbreak.

Another day, another amazing topic to share with people who are looking for customisation on their iPhone after installing iOS 14. People around the globe are just sharing different home screen layouts with custom icon skins and widgets. Actually, it was much needed for iPhone users. You can follow this guide to add your favourite icons to apps.

This is how to change app icons for the iOS 14 update

Right after release of iOS 14, Apple is noticing 2 million reach on home screen customisation applications around the globe. Do not worry, I am going to share all the useful apps with you in below section seperately.

Before proceeding next, the very first requirement is to install Shortcuts App on your iPhone from App Store. Mostly users offload this app or delete it because they think its useless. No, its not useless. You can do the with your any iPhone running iOS 13 or iOS 14.

Top 20 Apps for Changing App icons

Here are some trending apps from Appstore. You can use these to customise the home screen and take part in the competition. For icons, just headover to icons8 for complete skin pack.

  • Widgetsmith
  • Color Widgets
  • Photo Widget
  • Photobox Widget
  • MemoWidget
  • Home Photo Widget
  • Motivation Widget
  • Ermine
  • Date Today
  • Hey Weather
  • TimeDeck
  • Widgeridoo
  • Glimpse 2
  • Widget Wizard
  • Widget Web
  • Locket
  • ItemMemo
  • OMDZ

One more thing, as you know there are always pros and cons of anything. Here are two limitations when you are using customised layout.

  • There are no app badges on customised skin
  • On tap, redirecting to the original application

Now, if you agree to get these limitations then you are welcome to check the steps given below. Again, make sure you have installed Shortcuts App on your iPhone from AppStore.

Customise or Change App icons on iPhone (iOS 14 or iOS 13)

Shortcuts App on your finally useful for you if you have never used it before. Do you know you can perform multiple tasks on your iPhone with the help of Shortcuts App. Well, its time to change app icons on your iPhone without Jailbreak.

  1. At the very first step, Launch Shortcuts App & hit + sign at the top right corner.
  2. Now, tap Add Action button and search “Open App”.
  3. From actions list choose ‘Open App’ and then choose application for custom icon.
  4. Once you select App, tap on three dots button and then click on “Add to Home Screen”.
  5. Tap on the icon below to rename it and choose a custom icon from library. For final step just hit Add button, at the top right corner.
  6. Finally, you will find your App with a new icon on the Home Screen.

Now, repeat it for all applications you have on your device for custom skin. After adding this custom icon to any application you will find single app for twice. If you are using iOS 14 just add the original app to App library. However if you are using iOS 13 just grab the all original applications to a folder and hide the folder at the last page.

One more thing to understand, you have not created any application. These are just bookmarks. You have just created a action to open application with the help of Shortcuts applications. In the final results, Once you tap on the app with a custom icon it will redirect to original one.

Saying it again, just do not forget the limitations I have mentioned above for adding custom app icon on your iPhone or iPad.

That’s all for today. Do not forget to share with your friends and family. Tell me how the tutorial was. If you need any help leave a comment below or follow me on Twitter. Signing out Peace.


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