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How to change Icon Shape in Android Oreo [Hands-on video] on Nokia & other Android smartphones

In this step by step tutorial, we will cover and demo how to change icon shape in Android Oreo on Nokia and other Android smartphones. As a new feature Android Oreo brings the capability to change the shape of apps icons from default circle to Squircle, Square, Cylindrical and others.

Though this feature was initially only available on Pixel devices now many smartphones including Nokia Android smartphones have this feature.


  • Long press on your Home-screen
  • Tap on Home-screen settings
  • Go to “Change Icon Shape” and choose any icon shape of your choice
  • This will change icon shape for all system and pre-installed vendor apps. 3rd party developer apps can also change their icon shape provided the developer has enabled its support

Hands-on video tutorial:

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Nayan has more than 10 years of experience of covering Technology and innovations. He is a big Nokia fan and Tech disruptions aficionado. He loves to review new cool gadgets and writing about Android, iOS, Gadgets and general Technology stuff. He has been associated with other well-known Tech sites WinCentral and GadgetOx since long. He currently sports a Lumia 950 XL and Nexus 5X. Other interests include listening to Nu-Metal Hits and Kick-Boxing. Write to him at Email: [email protected]
  • SLR

    Squircle should be the default on Nokia phones.

    • Kamal

      I second that 🙂