Change Icon Image

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by HeadGear, Feb 24, 2012.

  1. HeadGear macrumors member

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    I have an Application on my desktop that isn't showing its icon so I downloaded one from the net (.jpeg format) and replaced the icon image. However, now it just shows jpeg text as the image and not the actual jpeg image. Any ideas?
     
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  3. MrCheeto macrumors 68030

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    It's actually really simple.

    Open the JPEG in Preview. Click the image in the Preview window, then hit Command+A to select the whole image, then Command+C to copy it.

    Right-click the file or folder you want to customize. When the information window pops up, click the default icon in the top left and it will glow blue. Hit Command+V and crank Feels So Good by Van Halen.

    By the way, would you mind if I use your question for my blog? (Link Below)
     

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