Signal rolls out a free app icon customization feature on Android

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Signal rolls out a free app icon customization feature on Android

Signal messenger users can now enjoy the freedom of customising their app icons through a newly introduced feature. Unlike other apps that offer this as a part of their premium subscription, Signal provides users with the ability to choose from 12 different icon designs for no additional cost, in line with the app's policy of operating on donations alone.

How to customize Signal's app icon

Here's a step-by-step guide on how to customize your Signal app icon:

  1. Open the Signal app.
  2. Tap on your profile icon located at the top left corner of the screen to access settings.
  3. Navigate to "Appearance."
  4. Select "App Icon."
  5. Choose from the 12 available options.

Once you've completed these steps, your Signal app icon will be updated to your chosen design.

A personalized experience for Signal users

The new app icon customization feature is beneficial for users who prefer a more tailored and individual experience with their apps. Allowing users to modify the app's appearance according to their preferences brings an added layer of personalization, catering to a wider audience with varied design inclinations.

About Signal

Signal is a highly secure, end-to-end encrypted messaging app that safeguards users' privacy and provides a safe communication space. The app is well known for its easy-to-use interface and various security features, including disappearing messages, content encryption, and no collection of user metadata. As a not-for-profit organization, Signal runs on donations, a financial model that further reinforces the app's commitment to user privacy.

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This update on Signal's app icon customization feature is based on a What's New section on the Google Play page.