How to use icon packs for Samsung TouchWiz launcher and other stock launcher

Samsung’s stock TouchWiz launcher does not experiencing some significant design changes within the last few years. Just like other OEM launcher, it’s not easy to to customize the TW launcher, including changing app icons. So we had to install a third-party launcher like Nova, Apex or Go launcher if we want to customize the launcher look and feel, as well as using the icon pack to change the default icons.

How To Use Icon Packs For Samsung TouchWiz Launcher And Other Stock Launcher 1

However, when you use any third-party launcher, you will lose some of the features that can only be run on Samsung’s TouchWiz launcher, such as Air View or any S Pen features on the Samsung Galaxy Note 3.

Also read: Enable OK Google command straight from TouchWiz launcher.

But there is good news, especially for rooted users, you can now change the icons on any stock Samsung TouchWiz launcher using the icon packs that were previously available only to third-party launcher, by using an Xposed module. Actually, this does not only apply to TouchWiz, with this module you can also use the icon packs on another third party launcher like HTC Sense, Motorola Motoblur, LG launcher, Xperia and many more.


How to use icon packs on the Samsung stock TouchWiz launcher

  1. Install the Xposed framework app, once done, you’ll see a new app called Xposed Installer.
  2. Open the Xposed Installer from app drawer, choose Framework option then tap Install/Update button, perform a reboot when done.
  3. Run the Xposed app again, now go to module and enable the Unicon, restart the phone once again.
  4. Now download your desired icon packs from Play Store.
  5. Once boots up, run Unicon from app drawer, choose the installed icon pack and apply it.
  6. You need to restart the launcher each time a new app is installed.
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