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Creating Android Themes Video Tutorials
XDA member fxn just updated this nice and full tutorial on how to create themes for Android, including a very comprehensive video explanation.
The developer presents, on this third video update, a simple way to learn how to change the system fonts. Evverything from backing up original fonts from your phone to replacing them with new ones.
Future updates will include topics such as changing the battery display and .9s stuff.
Originally posted by fxn
[HowTo][Video] Creating Android Themes (3rd Video up)
Android Themes Basics 3:
Back after a long break. Easy one to get going again: Changing system font.
- Backing up original fonts from your phone
- Replacing with new ones
Sorry been lazy recently =o)
Android Themes Basics 2:
Second Part of the video series is now finished =o). The topic this time is changing the status bar:
- Pulling necessary files from phone
- Extracting files required
- Editing the status_bar.xml file and classes.dex file to change status bar colours
- Repackaging the dex file
- Pushing modified files back to the phone
The video is split to 2 parts unfortunately due to Youtube having a 10 minute limit and I didn’t want to cut anything out to keep it simple.
You can find more information in the video tutorial thread.
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