Android app that backups icons without root permission?

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  1. Saiyan Lusitano
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    I'm looking for an app that can make backup copies of icons but the ones I've come across require rooting and my phone isn't rooted. Anyone know?

    Thanks.
     
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    I forgot
    When you say icons, do you mean the apps themselves, or just the layout, or the icons of the apps?

    For the first, you can use Helium: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.koushikdutta.backup&hl=en From the CWM team, it's a non-root way to backup apps and app data. You do need a PC to back them up and restore them (which means you'll need to use either their Chrome app or their windows program), but it works without root. I've used this myself when I got my Galaxy S8, and it works great.

    For the second, most launchers have this as a built-in feature, you could check there.

    No idea on the third.
     
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    Thanks but I did mean the third option. I just want the icons of the apps on Android.

    Is there a way to find the icons via a file manager?
     
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    I forgot
    IIRC, the icons are located in the APKs themselves which are located in a place where you need root to grab them.

    You could try downloading the APKs themselves from somewhere other than the Playstore, and pull them that way.
     
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    Found the best way to getting around it is by using icon packs.

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    These icon packs are absolutely fantastic!