Classic Google Icons

Classic Google Icons

Use the pre-2020 Material Design icons for Google products like Gmail, Calendar, and Maps.

Classic Google Icons
What is Classic Google Icons?
Classic Google Icons is a browser extension specifically designed for those who prefer the old icons used in Google apps such as Gmail, Drive, and Maps. It allows users to easily revert the app icons to their classic versions that were used prior to the 2020 update. This extension modifies both the webpage and page favicons to display the old icons. This extension is not officially affiliated with Google LLC, and all trademarks used are the sole property of their respective owners.
Users: 1,000+
Rating: 4.82 (17)
Version: 1.5.0 (Last updated: 2021-05-17)
Creation date: 2020-11-06
Risk impact: Very high risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
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Size: 1.30M
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Classic Google Icons
Classic Google Icons (v1.5.0)
4.30 (7) 202
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Hate Google's new icons? Revert them using Classic Google Icons.

This replaces the page favicons, as well as the icons within the webpage, of apps like Gmail, Drive, and Maps.

This extension is not affiliated in any way with Google LLC, and all trademarks are property of their respective owners.

User reviews
User reviews summary
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  • Reverts the new Google icons to the older ones
  • Works well in Chromium Edge and Firefox
  • Ability to change icons in dropdown menus
  • Doesn't change the icons in some Google app menus
  • Issues with the Gmail Basic HTML interface
Most mentioned
  • Reverts the new Google icons to the older ones
  • Doesn't change the icons in some Google app menus
Recent reviews
The greatest way to fix the best email service's worst UI change. Period.
by Trevor Hart Trevor Hart, 2023-10-19

I know it's been 3 years since they changed the icons, but, just to quickly say, on my device, the icon when I go to Gmail doesn't change, only the favicon does. Otherwise, excellent extension.

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Risk impact

Classic Google Icons is very risky to use and it requires a lot of sensitive permissions. Avoid installing this extension unless you absolutely trust this publisher.

Risk likelihood

Classic Google Icons has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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