How to Add a Picture to a Folder on Mac

It is much easier to organize files and folders if they have distinct icons. Instead of seeing the same old Mac icons, you can replace it with any of your preferred images. This way, it will be easier for you to locate certain folders if you have a cluttered desktop. Plus, it is a bit stylish too.

Steps

  1. Image titled Add a Picture to a Folder on Mac Step 1
    1
    Click any folder of your choice.
  2. Image titled Add a Picture to a Folder on Mac Step 2
    2
    Bring up the info page. You can press "Cmd + I" on the keyboard, or press down the option key while you click the folder and then select "Get Info."
  3. Image titled Add a Picture to a Folder on Mac Step 3
    3
    Open any the image you want to use as an icon. Do this using Preview.
  4. Image titled Add a Picture to a Folder on Mac Step 4
    4
    Select the image and copy it. Press "Cmd + A" to select the image and "Cmd+C" to copy it.
  5. Image titled Add a Picture to a Folder on Mac Step 5
    5
    Replace the folder icon. Click on the folder image at the top left corner of the window and then press "Cmd + V" on the keyboard to paste the image.

Tips

  • You may want to use a transparent-backgrounded icon for a good look.

Article Info

Categories: Mac