How to customize your Activity names and icons

You may customize your Activity names and icons to better match your Activities. For example, you may want to change your "Watch TV" Activity to read "Movie Time" or you may want to make your "Music Time" Acitivty display a musical note as its icon.

There are various options available to change your Harmony Activity names and icons using your Harmony remote, the Harmony mobile app or the MyHarmony desktop software.


  • Select predefined icons using your Harmony remote or the mobile app.
  • Customize Activity names Using the mobile app or the desktop software.
  • Upload custom icons Using the desktop software.
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Change an Activity icon

You may customize Activity icons using the Harmony mobile app or your Harmony remote. You also have the option of uploading your own, unique icon.

Notice

Harmony 200, 300, 350, 600, 650, 665, and 700 remotes do not have the ability to change Activity icons.

Using the Harmony remote

  1. Select Menu > Settings > Activities > Set Icons.
  2. Select the Activity you wish to modify, choose a new icon, then press the < back arrow.
Change Activity icons on touch remotes

Using the Harmony mobile app

  1. Select MENU > Harmony Setup > Add/Edit Devices & Activities > ACTIVITIES.
  2. Select the Activity you wish to modify, choose a new icon, then press the > forward arrow.

  3. Change and Activity icon
    Change and Activity icon

Change an Activity name

You may customize Activity names using the Harmony mobile app or the MyHarmony desktop software. Once changed, your custom Activity name will be updated on all of your other devices, including your Harmony remote.

Using the Harmony mobile app

  1. Select MENU > Harmony Setup > Add/Edit Devices & Activities > ACTIVITIES.
  2. Select the Activity you wish to modify, choose a new name, then press the > forward arrow.

  3. Change and Activity icon
    Change and Activity icon

Using the MyHarmony desktop software

  1. Sign in using the MyHarmony desktop software and select your remote from the gallery.
  2. Select the Activities tab on the left side of the screen.
  3. Select the Activity you'd like to change, followed by Change your settings.

  4. Uploading an Activity icon
  1. On the next screen, type in your new Activity name and click Next.

  2. Uploading an Activity icon

Upload a custom Activity icon

In order to upload an icon, you must use the desktop software. Remember to sync your remote after making any changes.

  1. Sign in using the MyHarmony desktop software and select your remote from the gallery.
  2. Select the Activities tab on the left side of the screen.
  3. Select the Activity for which you'd like to change, followed by Change your settings.

  4. Uploading an Activity icon
  1. Select Upload Icon and browse for a file on your computer.

  2. Uploading an Activity icon
    Notice

    The optimal size for Activity icons are 70 x 70 pixels.

    jpeg, png and gif file types are supported.

  1. Continue the Activity workflow by clicking Next until complete.
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