How to change folder icon permanently?

There are 2 ways to change a folder icon permanently. Here is the step by step tutorial:

How to change folder icons in the standard Windows way?

  1. First, you should select and right-click the folder
  2. Secondly, select Properties from the drop-down menu
  3. Thirdly, select Customize tab in the dialog
  4. Then click on Change Icon… button
  5. Select an icon from the suggested list
  6. And change the icon by clicking on OK and then Apply button

Hem. Six steps to change a folder icon are too many!

Hopefully, there is one small utility that can do the same in a very different manner than Windows, actually in ONE click, and users will have a better choice of options and icons. The utility is called Dr. Folder and it can be downloaded at

How to change folder icons in the Dr. Folder's way?

  1. Install Dr. Folder from YL Computing site
  2. Right-click on your targeted folder which you want to change folder icon permanently
  3. Select "Change Folder Icon with Dr. Folder"
  4. Select an icon and then click Apply

  5. Done

Video Tutorial – How to change folder icon with Dr. Folder?

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