Magento 2.1.x. How to Change the Favicon Icon

Here you can find the instructions on how to change the favicon icon in Magento 2.

Navigate to the  Stores > Settings > Configuration section.

Then choose the TEMPLATEMONSTER > Theme Options in the left side menu and you’ll move to the module settings interface.

Click on the Store View: Default Config.

Select a Store View  you want to modify from the option dropdown.

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Confirm the scope switching in the pop-up window. Press “OK” to confirm.

Go to the General section.

Expand the SEO tab.

favicon-icon-magento-zemezNavigate to the Favicon icon option. Click on the Browse button to upload the Favicon icon. Allowed file types: ico, png, gif, jpg, jpeg, apng, svg.

Click on the Save Config button and refresh the Magento cache.