With the recent IOS 14 update, you can now take customizing your phone’s aesthetic to another level. The IOS 14 now allows you to personalize not only your iPhone’s wallpaper, but the aesthetic of your app icons as well. Yes, you can now have that unique instagram icon aesthetic, facebook icon aesthetic or even that weather icon aesthetic right on your phone.
We put together a list of aesthetic app icons that have different colors, shapes, and styles that we thought you’d want to try out for the personalization process. These are all free and downloadable ready for your personal use. You can also scroll down below on the step by step instructions on how to change your home screen app icons using the widget smith app. Check out our list below!
10 Steps to Change Your Home Screen Icons Aesthetic
Here are 10 steps you can follow to make your customized app icons.
Step 1: Search for the “Shortcuts App”
Step 2: On the upper right corner, tap the “+” to add a new shortcut.
Step 3. On your new shortcut, press the “Add Action” button.
Step 4: Search for “Open App” in the search bar and tap it when it pops up.
Step 5: Then tap “Choose” so you can choose the app you want to create a shortcut for and select the app.
Step 6: Once you have chosen your app, on the upper right corner you’ll see the three white dots inside a blue circle, tap that.
Step 7: Enter the shortcut name, then tap “Add to Home Screen”. You can name the app whatever you want, but it’s easier to remember it if you just use the app name.
Step 8: Now to add a photo, tap the icon under the “HOME SCREEN NAME AND ICON” menu. You will get three options, tap on “Choose Photo.”
Step 9: You can choose the icon photo or any photo in your camera roll. You can also replace the name of your shortcut with whatever you want to see on your home screen, or just leave it blank for that clean minimal look.
Step 10: Lastly, tap “add” then “Done.”
That’s it! Now all you have to do is to repeat these steps to the apps that you’d want to create shortcuts for!
Clean Black & White App Icons
These clean black & white app icons are from I8 Icons. I8 Icons is a platform where you can get free icons, vectors, photos, music that you can use for your designs, website, cards, or even to customize your app icons. You can customize their icons and add fills, change the color or choose from their library of different designed icons. Click here to see their icons!
Neon App Icons
To get a hold of these neon app icons, check out this Instagram page! @ios14apicons is an Instagram page that regularly posts designs of their aesthetic icon apps that you can screenshot and use. They also have an Etsy page where you can purchase the complete set of icons. Click here to check it out.
Floral App Icons
Haley McLain makes these unique aesthetic app icons that you can check out on her pinterest page. Her pink and rusty floral themed icons are perfect if you’re looking for that dainty yet distinctive look. Check out this mail icon aesthetic, isn’t this cute?
Social Media Apps Icons
If you’re specifically looking for social media app icons, You can check out this blog where they offer 72 free different social media icons featuring a neat dainty color pallet. We particularly fancy their instagram icon aesthetic, it’s just so nice! Click here to download.
Fall App Icon Aesthetic
These beautiful fall-themed app icons are from Life with Alba. You can visit her blog as she shares the rest of her icons that you can download for free! Click here to check it out.
Pink, Black, and White App Icon Aesthetic
If you’re into the minimal, black, white, and pink aesthetic, Lovillee happily shares her app icon designs for free! You can download them and use them to complete that clean, minimal look on your home screen. Click here to download.
Mint Green App Icon Aesthetic
Icon-Icons.com has thousands of free icons you can use for your aesthetic iPhone apps! We particularly liked this mint green one because of its cooling and refreshing aesthetic. Great to use on your home screen!
Baby Blue App Icons
These baby blue icons are just so dainty and cute! This is great to try if you’re looking for something simple but sweet. You can download these and use it all for free here.
Chic App Icon Aesthetic
If you’re not into the uniformed or themed look on your app icons, we suggest you check out how cerleighdebrock designed her home screen. Look how she uniquely put together different styles to create this fun and chic aesthetic! She shares it on her Pinterest here.
Water Color Social Media App icons
These watercolor social media app icons are just perfect for that custom touch on your home screen! This particular bunch is designed by Freepik which you can download from their website here. They also feature other looks and designs that you might like as well!
Bright Colorful Round Social Media App Icons
These bright and colorful social media app icons just looks so jolly! This downloadable bundle consists of over 100 colorful icons that you can use to make your custom home screen. Visit beautifuldawndesigns.net or click here to download.
Hexagon App Icons
These multicolored hexagon social media app icons is a fun way to add that creative touch on your iphone’s home screen. These are designed by Vecteezy and you can download them for free here.