How to remove the annoying white border around icons on Samsung smartphones

Samsung, like many third-party smartphones running the operating system Androidnot use the “clean” appearance of the green robot, but prefers to establish its proprietary user interface. In General it looks like the shell from the South Korean company, not complaints from users. However, not everyone knows that he could resist the setting. In particular, it is possible to flexibly change the settings of the application icons on the desktop of your smartphone. Now we will tell you how to do it.

One of the biggest aesthetic “problems” can become a white frame around the icons. With regard to this as pre-installed applications and those downloaded from the Google app store.

How to get rid of the white border around the icons

There are several ways to do it. Let’s look at the two most simple methods. They are suitable for the last update the UI on a system with Android 9 Pie. However, on older firmware versions, the procedure will be similar.

Method 1: use a specialized program

  • Download the app QuickShortcutMaker from the Play Store.
  • Then in the search bar enter the word “Frame” or “Icon frames”.
  • Click on the Settings app.
  • Tap on the first item in the list.
  • Then find the option “only icons” or “Icons only”.
  • Now the white frame around the icons should disappear.

Method 2: use a third-party launcher

For this method we need to have more powerful tools that everything else will also customize the system to your liking. It is quite suitable for Nova Launcher.

  • After installing the launcher, go to “Settings” — “Applications” — “Application default” — “Home screen” — select Nova launcher.
  • Go to the settings of the launcher and select “icon Style” or “Style Icon”.
  • Here you can customize the animation and also disable the white frame
    Most interesting is that you can not only get rid of the white border around the icons, but ask almost any form the program’s icon.
  • Return to the main screen and enjoy the work done.

It is worth noting that Samsung could implement a similar set of features in one of future updates. And in order to among the first to know when it happens, subscribe to our news channel in the Telegram.

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