Windows 10: Want larger icons in browser shortcut tiles

  1.    07 Mar 2018 #1

    Want larger icons in browser shortcut tiles


    I have a bunch of browser shortcuts pinned to my Start menu. The shortcuts are in Windows>Start Menu and all have custom icons, selected via Properties but the icons appear on the tiles smaller than I'd like.
    I also have a few folders on my network drive pinned to my Start menu and I figured out how to give them custom icons and they are the same size as the ones for the shortcuts.

    I would like to make the icons appear larger on the tiles. I wouldn't mind being able to custom color the tiles too.

    I have used Tileiconifier to massage the appearance of a few app tiles but it doesn't find the shortcuts so it can't change them.

    Any suggestions?
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  2.    18 Mar 2018 #2

    Nothing? There must be a way to do this....
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  4.    18 Mar 2018 #4

    OK. But to do that I would have to replace the icons with whole tile images, wouldn't I? I just want the icons I am already using to show up 30-50% bigger.

    BTW: That demonstration only shows an app tile. Tileiconifier can do all that for app tiles and tiles for folders with a lot less effort but it can't find the browser shortcut tiles
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  5.    19 Mar 2018 #5

    Tileiconifier will do this. It works on most tiles. Choose an image (rather than just enlarge the icon) if you want to:



    Releases · Jonno12345/TileIconifier · GitHub
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  6.    19 Mar 2018 #6

    As I mentioned in post #1, I have used Tileiconifier and it works well on tiles for apps and for folders that but it doesn't find the custom Start menu shortcuts I created. If I could figure out how to make it find those items it would be perfect.
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  7.    19 Mar 2018 #7

    Sorry Sidecar Bob - I should have better glasses. :)
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  8.    19 Mar 2018 #8

    That's OK, I've done the same thing. I was hoping you might know how to make Tileiconifier find the other items or know how I can contact Jonno12345 to ask him. I joined Stackexchange where he is active but I can't see any way to contact another member there.
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  9.    19 Mar 2018 #9

    I find Tileiconifier won't work with Microsoft's own programs but will work with any extra program installed. For instance, Microsoft Office icons can't be made to fill tiles. I did try to find a way but not at length. I'll persist a bit and see what happens.
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