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Top 10 Best Icon Packs for Your Android Phone

There are several ways to personalize your Android smartphone , Android allows for customization and if you really know your way around, you can give a refreshing look to the way your interfaces look, from changing the wallpaper, to adding new ringtones or fonts, to installing a custom launcher. But you can also change looks of the app icons by simply installing icon packs from the play store. This guide will show you how and point you at some of the best icon packs available.

There are tons and tons of free and paid icon packs but we picked some of the best ones that we would want to recommend to you. Designers put lots of efforts into making these, but only the best ones out there.

What is an icon pack?


An icon pack is an application that replaces all your icons with customized ones. In general, they're very simple to install, and you can do that in the same way as you would any other app. The one difference, however, is that if you want to test out a few different icon packs to find your favorite, you'll want to install a launcher first to make the process easier. Icon packs have always been popular. Most mainstream, third party launchers support them and they provide a cheap and unique way to customize your device.



Note:-
Icons packs require custom launchers. You will need to install a custom launcher to apply an icon pack unless your phone allows it by default (Ex: phones running lineage os, Cyanogen OS/CyanogenMod, Mokee Os, Aicp Rom, Aokp Rom, RR Rom, Omni Rom).


1. Adastra Icon Pack

Adastra is a colorful and detailed icon pack with 1180 icons in HD quality. The icons are optimized for XXXHDPI screens and you won’t notice any loss in quality when they’re resized. Adastra even works with older Android versions (from Gingerbread onwards) and offers a handful of wallpapers.

It also offers some wallpapers to match with the icons, provides an icon request tool and divides the icons in categories inside the app to make the search easier. It supports most of the launchers out there.


2. Sunshine Icon Pack

Sunshine icon pack is an awesome pack that follows Google’s material design guidelines resulting in some really attractive icons and contains 1660+ icons in total. Developer hasn’t messed with the original icons a lot but just refreshed with new curves and design. The icons are optimized for XXXHDPI screens and you won’t notice any loss in quality when they’re resized.

It also offers some wallpapers to match with the icons, provides an icon request tool and divides the icons in categories inside the app to make the search easier. It supports most of the launchers out there.

You won’t notice a lot of changes in the icons, for instance the play store looks exactly the same but the color is a bit faded to match the pack. If you like the stock look but still want to change, this is an excellent way to go and as it is free, there’s no harm in trying.



3. Voxel Icon Pack

Another great way to get a refreshed look on those material icons is the Voxel icon pack. Icons in this pack aren’t exactly like the ones we saw in Sunshine, this time they have a long shadow along with vibrant colors making them look absolutely stunning if you have a high resolution display.

Shadows combined with bright colors make Voxel icons stand out from the rest. This set gives you more than 1900 square icons to arrange on your home screen and achieve that neat tiled look. In case an app icon is missing from the set, Voxel will mask it to make it fit into the theme.




4. Glim Icon Pack

Another great way to get a refreshed look on those material icons is the Glim icon pack. Icons in this pack aren’t exactly like the ones we saw in Sunshine, this time they have a long shadow along with vibrant colors making them look absolutely stunning if you have a high resolution display.

While the free version satisfies most of the needs with 1500+ icons, there’s also a paid version that provides many more (3500+ actually).

Like the sunshine icon pack, this app also comes with an icon request tool and some really good looking material wallpapers. There’s also an active Google+ community where you can post about your experience or just want to get the developer to release some new icons. We think the free version offers quite enough but if you really want more, go with the paid version.




5. Ikon Icon Pack

There are more than 1300 icons and new ones are added regularly. Some icons come with alternatives, including dark versions of icons. Ikon also offers you several wallpapers that go well with this colorful icon pack.








6. Moka Icon Pack
Moka is a popular icon theme for Linux, so if you’re already using it with your favorite Linux distribution, here’s some good news: now you can use it on your mobile devices as well. More than 650 icons grace this pack, and they’re all designed with high resolution displays in mind.








7. Moonshine Icon Pack

With over a million downloads, this is probably the most popular icon pack in the play store. This app is so popular because as soon as Google unveiled the new material design that they were going to follow in Android 5.0, the developer released this icon pack to provide users a taste of the design pattern. The moonshine icon pack is nothing but icons that are completely based on the material design, just that they’re a little more flat and animated.

Initially, there were only 66 but now this app comes with 925+ icons, 28 unique wallpapers and it supports most launchers out there.

However in recent update, this app faced a big change. Pedro Peguero Jr., the developer behind this has terminated development to work on other bigger things at his studio, Valiant Pixels. He will continue with just bug fixes, but has open-sourced the project so that it will live on through community updates. Perfect for those who are still on KitKat and lower Android version.





8. Polycon Icon pack

Another beautiful icon pack offering great icons for free is Polycon. What makes Polycon different is that these icons are a bit compact and playful than others.

It also follows Google’s material color palette so that you won’t have any trouble matching them up with other assets of your phone. It supports all the major launchers and comes with a bunch of wallpapers. The developer mentions that this app is in beta but we had no trouble while using it.




9. CandyCons Icon Pack

Want your phone’s icons to look like candies this holiday season? Get the candycons icon pack! As the name sounds, these icons look like little candies. In fact, the chrome browser app looks exactly like a yummy lollipop. However, right now the collection is small and not all app icons are included. There are 700+ icons and all major launchers are supported. There are some wallpapers included and an icon request tool is there for you.



10. Whicons Icon Pack (Black & White)

This elegant monochrome icon pack is my favorite from this list. Whicons looks amazing with dark themes and backgrounds, and its 2732 icons should cover most of the apps you have installed. In case they don’t, Whicons offers an icon request option in its Dashboard app, where you can also download Whicons wallpapers, preview all icons, and set the icon pack as the default.


Download Whicons icon pack