How to add PDF Icon in SharePoint


How to add PDF Icon in SharePoint


When we add new PDF document in to the SharePoint document library, it does not show the PDF Icon in the SharePoint site.
Most of the time we face this challenge in SharePoint 2010.

1.       Navigate to Template/Images folder in 14 Hive

2.       Copy PDF Icon there
3.       Open Docicon.xml XML file in the XML folder
 C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\14\TEMPLATE\XML\DOCICON.XML
4.       Copy following tag within ByExtension section




5.       Restart the IIS

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