Create Android App Icon (Adaptive Icon) on Android Studio

Android app icon ~ I thought it’s easy to create an android app icon on Android Studio just replace the files under res folder and following the file resolution and names. Apparently I was wrong. Doing it didn’t change anything.

android app icom

Below are the correct steps to create Android app icon on Android Studio:

1. Create 1 file for foreground and 1 file for background from the same picture. My friend doing this on Photoshop and create 2 PNG files with 512 x 512px resolution.

2. Open Android Studio, right click – New – Image Asset

image asset

3. On Configure Image Asset window choose Foreground Layer. Choose Image on Asset Type: section. Click folder Icon on the Path: section. Browse and choose the foreground file you just created before.

foreground layer image

4. Click the Background Layer tab, choose image on Asset Type:, click folder icon on Path: section. Browse and select the background file we just created before.

background layer image

5. Move slider to match the icon position as you like.

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After this step you just need to press Next Button and Finish.

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