The app icon is shown in the app stores and also shown in the apps menu. Once you move the app to your home screen the app icon is used on the home screen of the mobile device.
Example: App Store
Example: Mobile Device, Home Screen
- size: 1024 x 1024 px
- file format: png
- resolution: 72 dpi
- if your app icon uses characters: maximum 6 - 10 including spaces
- You can design different app icons for Android devices and iOS devices.
Android devices: iOS devices: Android allows to use any shape and transparency, as you can see in the upper right corner in the example app icon. iOS devices always display a square with rounded corners. Transparency is not possible, as you can see in the upper right corner in the example app icon.
You provide the following files:
Android app icon:
iOS app icon:
The iOS app icon differs from the app icon that is displayed on the device later. On the app icon that you provide, fill the corners. The corners are rounded automatically.
- transparency possible
- any shape
- optional shadows/borders as part of your icon
- no transparency
- square, with corners
- no shadows/borders