Customize folder on Your Mac: Set Picture as Folder icon

Last Updated on Jun 29, 2021

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 running on latest macOS machine likewise Mac Mini, 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.

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.

Way to Customize folder to set a Picture icon on Mac Folder

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.

Customize folder on Mac OS X Yosemite by set picture

Step 2: Now, Open the picture in preview by right click on it.

Select picture by select all

Step 3: From the Top tab menu, Go to the Edit > Select all

Step 4: Again Go to the Edit > Copy.

Choose folder and click on get info

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

Click on Folder icon inside Get info

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

Apple Picture by paste on it

Step 7: Then, Go To the Edit > Paste.

See change folder icon by set picture

Want to apply for another folder, Repeat above steps again for that folder.

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.

Move your folder to default folder

Go to the Edit > Cut.

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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