In this guide, we will show you a couple of methods to replace the Twitter X icon with the bird. Whether or not Elon will have a fight with Zuck in a cage match is yet to be ascertained, but at least the bird has finally been freed from the cage. If for some reason you are living under the rocks for the past week or so, then let’s remind you that the micro-blogging site icon that was its USP right since its inception has been replaced with a….X!
Moreover, out of all the management level fiasco that is going on, this is most probably the only one that is somewhat under our control. We have seen numerous reports wherein users have voiced their displeasure over this unwanted change. if you are also in the same boat and want to replace the Twitter icon with its OG blue bird instead of something that looks more along the lines of an adult website, then this guide should help you out. Follow along for the fix.
How to Replace Twitter X Icon with the Bird
It is recommended that you go through each of the below-mentioned workarounds and then try out the one which is in sync with your requirement.
Via the Shortcut Tweak
While you cannot change the app’s icon [on a non-rooted device], you could at least change the icon as well as the name of its shortcut and then place the shortcut on your home screen. Then simply launch the app using that shortcut and forget about the E[X]! To carry out this task, do check out our guide on How to Change App Icon on Android [No Root].
Disable Auto Updates
If you are among the few lucky souls who haven’t yet received the update, then you should disable the app’s auto update at the earliest. This will prevent the app from being updated to the latest build which in turn will make it stay on its older icon. So proceed with the below steps to give it a try and check out the results:
- Launch Play Store and search Twitter.
- Then tap on the overflow icon at the top right.
- Now uncheck Enable Auto Update.
That’s it. These were the two different methods that should help you replace the Twitter X icon with the bird. If you have any queries concerning the aforementioned steps, do let us know in the comments. We will get back to you with a solution at the earliest.
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