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  1.    3 Weeks Ago #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 115
    Windows 10 Home 64-bit

    How do I change the Microsoft Store Icon?


    Is there a way to change it back to how it looked before the update? If it didn't have the colored squares, I wouldn't care, but as it is now, I don't like it.
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  2.    3 Weeks Ago #2
    Join Date : Feb 2014
    Posts : 9,368
    Windows 10 Professional

    Quote Originally Posted by possom2009 View Post
    Is there a way to change it back to how it looked before the update? If it didn't have the colored squares, I wouldn't care, but as it is now, I don't like it.
    1. Respectfully submit a request via the Feedback Hub...

    or,

    2. You would need to open 2 or 3 folders within the Windows Apps folder, of which you are 'Denied Access'

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    then you would need to change all the Tiles to that of your liking in each folder, exactly the same size, type and name!

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    then, rewrite each Manifest in each folder to point to the newly created Tiles

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    Hardly worth the effort, and risk!

    I recommend 'Let Sleeping Dogs Lie'
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  3.    3 Weeks Ago #3
    Join Date : Dec 2015
    Posts : 6,006
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    Quote Originally Posted by Edwin View Post
    1. Respectfully submit a request via the Feedback Hub...

    or,

    2. You would need to open 2 or 3 folders within the Windows Apps folder, of which you are 'Denied Access'

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    then you would need to change all the Tiles to that of your liking in each folder, exactly the same size, type and name!

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    then, rewrite each Manifest in each folder to point to the newly created Tiles

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    Hardly worth the effort, and risk!

    I recommend 'Let Sleeping Dogs Lie'
    You can create a desktop shortcut and change icon to anything you like. However if you pin it to tsskbar, it is ignored.
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  4.    3 Weeks Ago #4
    Join Date : Feb 2014
    Posts : 9,368
    Windows 10 Professional

    Quote Originally Posted by cereberus View Post
    You can create a desktop shortcut and change icon to anything you like. However if you pin it to tsskbar, it is ignored.
    Yup!

    And, if you put the shortcut in the Programs folder, you get a blank Taskbar icon!!!

    Can't win for losin!!!

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  5.    3 Weeks Ago #5
    Join Date : Aug 2014
    Posts : 148
    Windows 10 Home

    I just started a thread about how the store icon has not changed on one of my computers. Which update was it tied to?
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  6.    3 Weeks Ago #6
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    Quote Originally Posted by bru View Post
    I just started a thread about how the store icon has not changed on one of my computers. Which update was it tied to?
    Not tied to any specific update n 16299.15 as UWP apps are independently updated. It is always a bit of mystery why some pcs n same build version update at different paces.

    I regularly check for uwp updates manually in the Store.
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  7.    3 Weeks Ago #7
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    UK
    Posts : 2,105
    Windows 10 Home x64 (Laptop), Windows 10 Pro x64 (Desktop)

    If you use Classic Shell then you can create a desktop shortcut for any App on the Desktop and change the shortcut icon to anything you want.
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  8.    3 Weeks Ago #8
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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve C View Post
    If you use Classic Shell then you can create a desktop shortcut for any App on the Desktop and change the shortcut icon to anything you want.
    You do not need classic shell to do this.
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  9.    3 Weeks Ago #9
    Join Date : Aug 2014
    Posts : 148
    Windows 10 Home

    Quote Originally Posted by cereberus View Post
    Not tied to any specific update n 16299.15 as UWP apps are independently updated. It is always a bit of mystery why some pcs n same build version update at different paces.

    I regularly check for uwp updates manually in the Store.
    It is tied to an update. An app update. For me it was tied to the Windows Store being up to date. I have my apps set to not auto update and as soon as I updated the Store the icon changed.
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  10.    3 Weeks Ago #10
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 1,598
    Windows 10 Pro (64 bit)

    Quote Originally Posted by cereberus View Post
    Not tied to any specific update n 16299.15 as UWP apps are independently updated. It is always a bit of mystery why some pcs n same build version update at different paces.

    I regularly check for uwp updates manually in the Store.
    Yes, Iím perplexed by this. I never allow auto update of apps. Always manually check but sometimes an app will update on one pc and not the other. Itís not very often but a case example was a few days ago the camera app updated for one machine but it didnít get offered to the other one til a few days after. In that respect I much prefer the Apple app stores, none of that going on, one device or machine gets an app update they all get it.

    both machines did get the store update same time and the icon changed on both. However I notice if I search for store by typing in cortana it finds the store in its list but has the old app icon (at least it did when I last checked). But on start menu and the store I have pinned to taskbar the icon is updated
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