Customize folder on Mac OS Big Sur, Catalina, High Sierra, EI Capitan: Set Picture as Folder icon

Last Updated on Nov 21, 2020

Most of the Mac OS X Users trying to change folder color, Set picture icon in Folder, Label format, Folder layout on screen. Here I explain how to customize folder on Mac OS High Sierra, macOS EI Capitan, OS X Yosemite running on MacMini, iMac, MacBook Pro, MacBook Retina. Still many users are worried about how to do that it’s hence that complexity about customize folder on Mac. Folder icon gives a complete point view about which types of data inside the folder from hundreds and thousands of folders on your system. Remove complexity and set your pictures, Photo or icon in any folder in easy steps given in below with video tutorial also.

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From any type of picture format, you can set on the folder as an icon. Supported picture format .jpg, .png, .gif, and any other also. it’s easy to change mac desktop background.

Steps for Customize folder on Mac: macOS Catalina, macOS High Sierra, Mac OS EI Capitan, Mac OS X Yosemite, Capitan, Sierra with a Picture icon

Step 1: Go to the Folder, for that you have to set a picture or icon in the folder. Or create a new folder for the test.

Step 2: Now, Open the picture in preview by right click on it.Customize folder on Mac OS X Yosemite by set picture

Step 3: From the Top tab menu, Go to the Edit > Select allSelect picture by select all

Step 4: Again Go to the Edit > Copy.

Step 5: Next, Right click on Folder when you want to set copied picture in Step 4. > Get infoChoose folder and click on get info

Step 6: Now, Click on folder icon inside get info popup from the top.Click on Folder icon inside Get info

Step 7: Then, Go To the Edit > Paste.Apple Picture by paste on it

Want to apply for another folder, Repeat above steps again for that folder.See change folder icon by set picture

Set Default icon on a folder: Remove picture icon from the folder

Select Folder Right-click on it > Get info > Choose a small folder from the top.

Go to the Edit > Cut.Move your folder to default folder

Now your changed folder icon move looks into the default folder where you want.

For more: Play below video tutorial for Customize folder on macOS.

Any query on change or set/ Customize folder on macOS Catalina, High Sierra, Mac OS EI Capitan, Mac OS X Yosemite? Share with us in below comment box.

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