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Guide – Changing System Icons + Misc Mods for Android
If you have an Android device with a Sense based ROM, this guide written by XDA member irteza_h posted in the Desire HD section will show you know a simple way to change system icons on your application drawer and not just on the home screen. You can also find ways to get transparency and a way to replace all these mods as well. The developer states that this mods will work only in rooted devices and that the icons you replace should be of the same dimensions to fit properly. App icons are from Tenuis theme.
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Originally posted by irteza_h
[GUIDE]Changing System Icons + MISC MODS
All my mods are designed for sense based Roms. Please DO NOT try with any other rom.
All mods are at the bottom of this post.
Here is a simple way to change system icons on your application drawer. I was looking for a guide to do this but I couldn’t find any so I gave it a try and it worked. So I decided to post the method here for like minded people who wanted to change the system icons in their app drawer and not only on the homescreen.
I will show an example of changing the contacts icon. To change the icons of some other app you just have to pull the relevant apk. I know this looks long and tiresome but bear with me and the results will amaze you. After a few times it becomes really easyYou have to be rooted to do this
1. Download android-sdk from here
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