How to Change Send to Fax Recipient Icon in Windows


The Send to context menu makes it easy for you to quickly send a copy of items (ex: files, folders, libraries) to Bluetooth device, Compressed (zipped) folder, Desktop (create shortcut), Documents, Fax recipient, Mail recipient, and removable and network drives.

This tutorial will show you how to change the icon for the Send to > Fax recipient context menu item to any icon for your account in Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10.


EXAMPLE: Send to > Fax recipient default icon
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Here's How:

1. Open File Explorer (Win+E).

2. Type shell:sendto into the address bar of File Explorer, and press Enter. (see screenshot below)

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3. Right click or press and hold on the Fax recipient shortcut, and click/tap on Properties. (see screenshot below)

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4. In the Shortcut tab, click/tap on the Change Icon button. (see screenshot below)

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5. Follow the steps below to select an icon: (see screenshots below)

The %SystemRoot\System32\shell32.dll and %SystemRoot\System32\imageres.dll files contain most of Windows default icons.
  • Click/tap on the Browse button.
  • Navigate to and select the icon library (ex: .dll) or .ico file you want to use, and click/tap on Open.
  • Select the icon you want to use, and click/tap on OK.
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6. Click/tap on OK to apply. (see screenshot below)

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7. You can now close File Explorer if you like.


That's it,
Shawn