To download free icons for your computer, access a relevant website, and choose an appropriate icon from the several options given. Then, click on Download, and save the downloaded file in the computer to use the icon as required.
Some websites that offer icons for free are Icon Archive, Find Icons and Dry Icons. Hundreds of thousands of free icons, categorized into different packages, can be downloaded from these sites. These websites categorize the icons based on themes, colors and styles.
To download a suitable icon from these sites, select an appropriate icon category, and choose the icon desired. Alternatively, enter a few keywords that describe the type of icon wanted in the search box on these sites. Then, click on Download. This downloads the file to the computer. After downloading, open the download folder of the computer, click on the icon file, and use the icon as desired.
If an entire package of icons is downloaded, it is available as a ZIP file on the computer. Click on the file to unzip it. This reveals several subfolders, such as Readme, PNG and ICO. The ICO folder contains the various icons within the package. Open this folder, click on any one of the icons, and use as desired.