Magento 2.1.x. How to Change the Favicon (Method #1)

Here you can find the instructions on how  to change the favicon for your Magento store.
  • Open the Magento admin panel and select Content > Configuration in the side menu.
  • In the list of stores you need click edit at Global-Main Website. Also, you can click edit for a particular store view if you have them.

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  • Select the “HTML Head” tab, and upload your favicon.
  • Click “Save Config” button.

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Refresh the Magento cache.