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Android Build a Simple Android App (2014) Improving Our Code Adding an App Icon

Can someone explain the new update of Android Studio and how to update the app icon with the new mipmap system?

I know the latest AndroidStudio has changed from drawable to mipmap. How do we use this new system with app icon updating?

4 Answers

In android studio on your project in the "res" folder right click on the "mipmap" folder choose => new => Image Asset overwrite the default launcher/app icon with yours

JIMMY HOU
JIMMY HOU
1,494 Points

Same question to this. The icon on the phone device just did not change...

JIMMY HOU
JIMMY HOU
1,494 Points

I have tried Luksy Breezy method which does not work.

Jacob Bergdahl
Jacob Bergdahl
29,118 Points

Name your app icon "ic_launcher.png". Next, open the res folder in your explorer (Windows) or finder (Mac). Paste the icon into the appropriate folder (mipmap-mdpi, mipmap-hdpi, etc). It will automatically be set as the launcher icon.

JIMMY HOU
JIMMY HOU
1,494 Points

Thank you all for your answers, actually, I tried sometimes later, which works. So probably it is due to the cache.