In android the main attraction is the applications. And the applications couldn’t get its special touch without its unique icons and background. As the developers are very aware about the needs of customer they make them on point and without any mistakes in it. But then also if you are not satisfied from that then you can change the size and background from our quick guide. And if you are a developer then its likes a plus point you learn how to set the size of Icons and background in android.
Because setting the size of icons and background images is very important while developing Android applications. The quality of your android app can be decided upon the quality of icons, images and app layout.
Here are some tips and a guide for making the sizes and background on Android platform.
Android has made its standards for its icon and images of different sizes. Understanding the abbreviations of it:-
Dpi- Dots per inch is the standard unit for sizes of icon for more information on it you can refer Wikipedia.
Ldpi: Low dpi
Mdpi: Medium dpi
Hdpi: High dpi
Xhdpi: Extra High dpi
Xxhdpi: Extra Extra High dpi
Xxxhdpi: Extra Extra Extra High dpi
The above image shows the step for configuring the Image assets for android.
The icons is firstly created in 512*512 format with due respect to Google play store.
The pop-up in image is obtained by clicking File -> new -> Image Asset then the next step is to select asset type - image and give path the 512*512 icon and press next all sets of launcher icon have been created into respectively folder.
Size of Icons
Size of Background Images
DPI Size in Pixels xxxhdpi 1280×1920 xxhdpi 960×1600 xhdpi 640×960 hdpi 480×800 mdpi 320×480 ldpi 240×320 Tablet Support Screen and UseCreate file in res
You have to define additional smallest width layouts if you want to customize your user interface to differentiate between sizes such as 10″ and 7″ tablets:
#Handsets (smaller than 600dp)
# 7” tablets (600dp wide)
# 10” tablets (720dp wide)
Want more information about icon sizes and background sizes? For more information, you could check developer guide by Android.