Desktop Folder icons and wallpaper organizer customization tutorial – Neutral Beige

Desktop folder and organizer tutorial

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Hi welcome to Pallyoodles.

Thank you for purchasing one of your favourite desktop folder icons and desktop wallpaper organizers from here or on my Etsy store.

You can almost begin customizing your desktop wallpaper using the tutorial below for all desktop organizer themes.

All the folder icons bundles come with both Mac and Windows.

➨ For Mac, folders are in PNG format.
➨ For Windows, folders are in ICO format.

Kindly note this tutorial only for Mac iOS with the latest Big Sure OS update.

For other Mac OS follow below Instructions:

These Instructions are may change as per your iOS version.

This guide is according to iOS version. ➨ https://support.apple.com/en-gb/guide/mac-help/mchlp2313/mac

For Windows follow the below Instructions:

How to change a folder icon in Windows 10 in 3 easy steps

For the purpose of this tutorial, I will show you how to customize your desktop screen using the Neutral Beige Desktop wallpaper organizer as a sample example.

1. Unzipping folder icons

All desktop wallpaper organizer themes comes with folder icons zip file with separate zip files for desktop and laptop wallpaper sizes.

➨ JPEG ( 5120 X 2880 px 300DPI ) – For desktop screen sizes (16:9 ratio)
➨ JPEG ( 3072 x 1920 px 300DPI ) – For laptop screen sizes (16:10 ratio)

Double click zip files to unzip the folders.

Unzip folder icons and wallpaper bundles
Unzip folder icons and wallpaper bundles

2. Change desktop wallpaper

Open calendar wallpaper organizer folder
Open calendar wallpaper organizer folder
Right click on wallpaper organizer
Right click on wallpaper organizer
Applied monthly wallpaper organizer
Applied monthly wallpaper organizer

3. Customize desktop folder icons (Mac OS)

Folder icons for Mac and Windows
Folder icons for Mac and Windows
Mac and Windows icon folders
Mac and Windows icon folders
Sample Mac desktop icons
Sample Mac desktop icons
Sample windows ico files for folders
Sample windows ico files for folders
Open any desktop icon
Open any desktop icon
Select Folder image
Go to EDIT and click “Select All”
Copy selected image
Go to EDIT and click “Copy”

Video instructions ⬇︎

Go to EDIT, click “Select All” and “Copy”
Select folder and get info
Select folder, right click and click on “Get info”
Select folder image to replace
Select folder image to replace
Select Paste the folder icon image
Go to “Edit” and click “Paste” the folder icon image
Replace folder image
Replaced folder image

Video instructions ⬇︎

Paste copied folder cover on selected folder

To change any folder, repeat the steps above.

In this Neutral Beige Desktop wallpaper organizer theme example, icons come in number, alphabets and scripted words form as well.

To change any of your folders to these icons, follow the same procedure mentioned above.

4. Resize folders to fit in sections

Here is a video to resize the folder to fit as per your visualization and section spacing preferences.

5. Customize organizer wallpaper section labels (Mac + Windows)

In some desktop wallpaper organizer themes, you also get script icons in png format to label the sections according to your work functionality. Below step, which might also be helpful to Windows users.

This example is for Neutral Beige Desktop wallpaper organizer

To start, duplicate month specific desktop wallpaper to avoid damage to the original wallpaper file.

Here in example, I duplicated June’s monthly wallpaper.

Duplicate the organizer wallpaper
Duplicate the Calendar organizer wallpaper
Open duplicate calendar to apply script labels
Open duplicate calendar to apply script labels

In the above image, you can see that highlighted sections will be marked with scripted word icons.

Go to Full screen mode
Go to Full screen mode

From “Scripted icons folder” open the your choice word image in PNG format.

Select script icon to label sections
Select and open script icon to label sections
Select all image size
Go to “Edit” and click “Select All”.
Copy the image
Click on “Copy” to copy the script image.
Paste the script label on wallpaper
Paste the script label on wallpaper
Drag and resize the script on wallpaper
Drag and resize the script on wallpaper

Video instructions ⬇︎

Add and resize the script label

To all sections follow same procedure.

Adding script labels on all sections
Apply labelled script section to desktop background

Caution: Don’t close the wallpaper in between till you finish the task, otherwise you loss the changes.

As you already duplicated the file now you can rename or directly save the file as shown in above video.

After labelling sections
After labelling sections

I hope this tutorial covered all your doubts regarding customizing the folders and desktop wallpaper organizer.

If you have any doubts and further feedback you can contact directly on Etsy or mail me support@pallyoodles.com.