How to Use Anime App Icons on Android and iOS: A Guide

Anime fans rejoice! There are several great apps for watching anime on your Android or iOS device. But what about using those iconic anime app icons on your home screen? Here’s how to do it!

Anime app icons can be impressive, and they’re a great way to show your love for all things animated. Whether you’re an anime fan or not, adding some anime-inspired icons to your device is a great way to make it stand out from the rest. In this guide, we’ll show you how to add anime app icons to both Android and iOS devices. Let’s get started!

What Is an App Icon?

An app icon is a small image that represents an app on a mobile device. It is displayed in the app launcher, which is a list of all the apps installed on the device. App icons are also used in shortcuts, taskbar and dock icons, and in the settings menu.

For iPhones and pads, app icons are the only way to be displayed.  On Android devices, however, we can also put shortcuts to them on the home screen, by which you can directly go to a specific part of an app using that shortcut.

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How to Use Anime App Icons on Android and iOS?

For Android Phone

On Android devices, you can put any image as your shortcut icon. Here’s how you do it.

  1. Launch Ume Icon Changer.
  2. On the app’s home screen, you will be asked to choose which app to change the icon.
  3. After choosing an app, the first band of options will ask you to choose what shape the icon to take. Choose which applies best.
  4. The second band of options will prompt you to choose a new app icon from the app’s library or your phone’s library. Choose which applies best.
  5. Once the anime app icon has been chosen, tap OK.
  6. Confirm to add a shortcut of the app with the anime app icon on the home screen.
  7. Repeat the process for the rest of the apps on your home screen.

For iOS

Alongside the release of iOS 14 is the introduction of the Shortcuts app. This app allows you to extend the commands of an app and makes you perform tasks quicker. It is also fun as you get to customize how the app icon would look like. Here’s how.

1. Open the Shortcuts app.

2. Tap the + icon to start a new shortcut > tap the select for apps and address bar.

3. On the search bar, type Open App and select the result that corresponds to it.

4. Next, select an app to open for this shortcut command.

5. Select Details options.

6. Type in a shortcut name > tap Add to Home Screen.

7. Next, type in the name of the Shortcut once again.

8. Tap the icon beside the name of the shortcut. This will prompt you to choose the app icon to go along with the shortcut command.

You just have to repeat this process for the rest of your apps. It is also advisable to create a list of the apps you wish to display on your home screen for efficiency.

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How can I get an app icon onto my home screen?

For Android, you can put any image as your shortcut icon. For iOS, use the Shortcuts app to change the app icon.

Can I use any anime image as my shortcut icon?

Yes, you can use any anime image as your shortcut icon for Android. For

What is the Shortcuts app?

The Shortcuts app is an app that was introduced with the release of iOS 14. It allows users to extend the commands of an app and make tasks quicker. It is also customizable as users can choose how they want their shortcut.


Both Android and iOS users can enjoy anime app icons on their devices. While Android users can put any image as their shortcut icon, iOS users have to use the Shortcuts app to change the app icon. With just a few taps, you can change the app icons of your favorite anime apps and customize them according to your preference. Enjoy!


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