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ListItemIcon API

The API documentation of the ListItemIcon React component. Learn more about the props and the CSS customization points.


import ListItemIcon from '@material-ui/core/ListItemIcon';
// or
import { ListItemIcon } from '@material-ui/core';

You can learn more about the difference by reading this guide.

A simple wrapper to apply List styles to an Icon or SvgIcon.


Name Type Default Description
children * element The content of the component, normally Icon, SvgIcon, or a @material-ui/icons SVG icon element.
classes object Override or extend the styles applied to the component. See CSS API below for more details.

The ref is forwarded to the root element.

Any other props supplied will be provided to the root element (native element).


  • Style sheet name: MuiListItemIcon.
  • Style sheet details:
Rule name Global class Description
root .MuiListItemIcon-root Styles applied to the root element.
alignItemsFlexStart .MuiListItemIcon-alignItemsFlexStart Styles applied to the root element when the parent ListItem uses alignItems="flex-start".

You can override the style of the component thanks to one of these customization points:

If that's not sufficient, you can check the implementation of the component for more detail.