How to Change Folder Picture in Windows 10

Changing the default picture of your folder icon on your PC is a great way to give your folders a little flair boost and make them look neater. And the best part: it’s easy as changing the wallpaper on your PC.

The below guide will show you how to change the icon of a folder in Windows 10.

Note: Once you change the folder’s picture, you can no longer see the preview thumbnail of the content inside the folder until you restore it.

Change Folder Picture in Windows 10

1. Right-click on the folder you want to change the icon of and click on Properties.

Change Folder Picture in Windows 10

2. Now click on Customize.

Change Folder Picture in Windows 10

3. Under Customize, click on Choose fileā€¦ under Folder pictures.

Change Folder Picture in Windows 10

4. Now browse to where you have saved the image file, select the image file and click Open.

Change Folder Picture in Windows 10

5. Click on Apply and close the Properties dialog box.

Change Folder Picture in Windows 10

Restore the Default Folder Picture in Windows 10

1. To restore the folder icon to default, right-click on the folder and click on Properties.

Restore the Default Folder Picture in Windows 10

2. Now click on Customize.

Restore the Default Folder Picture in Windows 10

3. Under Customize, click on the Restore Default button under Folder pictures.

Restore the Default Folder Picture in Windows 10

4. Click on Apply and close the Properties dialog box.

Restore the Default Folder Picture in Windows 10

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