Did you know that with the new Facebook Timeline for Pages you can set the icon image that is used to identify your applications? This is a great way to give your Facebook Page that little bit more customization, and get your fans to engage with your apps.

How to Change Your Application Thumbnails

Follow these simple steps in order to change the icon for an application on your Facebook Page:

  1. Open the admin panel for your Facebook Page
    Facebook timeline admin panel
  2. Find the Manage menu drop down, and select ‘Edit Page’
    Edit Page in Facebook Admin Panel
  3. In the left menu select Apps
    Facebook Timeline Apps Menu
  4. Find the app that you want to change the icon for, and click ‘Edit Settings’ underneath the icon name and description.
    Edit Settings under app listing
  5. Click ‘Change’ next to the Custom Tab Image option
    Change the app image
  6. Facebook will take you to a new screen, here you need to click ‘Change’ again next to the app icon.
  7. Facebook will then take you through the process of uploading a new image.

Note that some app developers do not let you change their application’s icons, in which case you are stuck with what they gave you – sorry!

Creating Your Own Facebook Timeline App Icons

Of course, you might want to come up with your own custom thumbnails to really make your page unique. If you do, the dimensions for the thumbnail images are 111 pixels wide by 74 pixels tall. Good luck!

Get a Set of Free Facebook App Icons

We have put together a set of 8 app icons for free download. Download your free Facebook app icons from our website.

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