Best new icon packs for Android (November 2018)

Best new icon packs for Android (November 2018)
While the vast majority of Android consumers use their devices without customizing these at all, a smaller group of Android enthusiasts can hardly go for more than a week before overhauling the appearance of their homescreens. What can we say, we are guilty of that as well! Thanks to the multitude of icon packs arriving weekly on the Play Store, that's as easy as a pie.

This is why we regularly show you the icon packs that have recently made their way to the Play Store and deserve your attention. Have in mind that you'd normally need a third-party launcher in order to change your stock icons with some of the beautiful suites right. Note that as a rule of thumb these are usually compatible with all third-party launchers that support icon packs, such as Nova, Apex, etc.

Here follow the best new ones that have made it to the Play Store in November 2018.

Generica

Price: Free

Despite the, well, generic name, this icon pack is very slick and appealing. With over 790 custom icons thrown in the mix, it's one of those icon packs that value quality more than quantity. Still, the majority of the popular apps out there are definitely getting treated with a custom icon in Generica.


Pixel Vintage

Price: $1.99

Hey, if you're digging the looks of stock Android and the latest Pixel build in particular, but are still looking for something a bit more snazzy, then may we suggest you try Pixel Vintage?
At first look, it might not look much different from the regular Pixel icons, but exploring it up close reveals a different tale - each icon sports a very subtle brush stroke effect that makes it ever so unique and appealing.


Price: $1.99

Here's an icon pack that comes along nicely with a large trove of icons, in this case over 3,200. Each of these sports an appealing squircle shape that would look oh-so-good on your homescreen.


Bloom

Price: $1.99

Although it might not catch your attention while you're browsing the Play Store, this icon pack is definitely worth checking out. Not only does it come with over 3,280 icons, but each of these is very stylish and appealing. It wouldn't be an overstatement to say that Bloom is probably the best icon pack we've seen in a while because it's so inconspicuous and would fit so many users that aren't into the more wacky packs we show from time to time.


Pixeify

Download it here
Price: Free

There's something appealing about retro icons, and Pixeify is the latest proof for that. The subtle pixelization is what makes it appealing in our book and that's what makes it stand out from all the other new icon packs from the last month. Everything in moderation.


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8 Comments

1. CreeDiddy

Posts: 2098; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

I didn't realize grown ups still change the look of icons on their homescreen. I remember doing this when I had an HTC Thunderbolt, but this has reached the idea of "extremely cheesy".

2. cmdacos

Posts: 3739; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

Didn't think grown ups used emoji in everyday conversation either but this is the world we live in where oems make emoji updates a feature.

5. BryThaPhoneGuy

Posts: 59; Member since: Nov 05, 2018

True, but emojis replaced LOL & a few other acronyms.

3. BryThaPhoneGuy

Posts: 59; Member since: Nov 05, 2018

I agree. I used to love changing my icons every so often to give my phone a new look & say, "iPhones can't do that". Now I use No Icons pack so the name of the app is in place of the icon.

8. Skizzo

Posts: 401; Member since: Jul 14, 2013

Some are cheesy, some are childish, and some are just plain dumb, but it's a massive world out there filled with all sorts of people, so something for everyone I guess. I for one love changing my icon packs every so often, and have a collection of my favourites that I rotate between. Love the clean minimalist look personally. Nothing childish about wanting something different to look at periodically.

6. baldilocks

Posts: 1422; Member since: Dec 14, 2008

Nothing wrong with changing your icons. Has nothing to do with being an adult. Has to do with not being the same as everyone else.

7. Skizzo

Posts: 401; Member since: Jul 14, 2013

Agreed. Or simply making something old feel new again. It's amazing how a new icon pack + new background can make your whole device feel new.

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