Ben Elliott · Feb 5, 2011 at 12:00 am

Make a Custome Theme for HTC Hub in WP7

Since the revelation that the HTC Hub is accessible for any device running Windows Phone 7, modifications for the manufacturer’s application have become more popular.

One of the more interesting developments is from resident Windows Phone modder and XDA member xboxmod (already famous on the site for the extraction of various WP7 packages and debranding methods). xboxmod’s small program allows users to create their own themes for the HTC Hub, including the alteration of icon layouts and menu backgrounds.

xboxmod’s basic tweaks, as shown in the thread, are just intended as basic inspiration for themers to get the ball rolling. To try your hand at further customising your device, visit the modification thread.


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Ben Elliott

ben_duder is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. Hi! My name's Ben, and I'm proud to be one of the news writers at xda-developers. I live near London and have spent the last ten years wasting all the money I get my hands on on new gadgets with which to fulfil my technolust. I first got into HTC phones when I found a Lobster 700TV (the HTC Monet) at a very good price, and I'm ashamed to say that I couldn't have cared less about what operating system the phone was running as long as I could watch The Simpsons on the bus. As fellow Monet owners might know, the 'TV' part of the phone's alternate title was somewhat deceiving and was completely abandoned by the service providers in England. However, by then I had already fallen in love with the freedom Windows Mobile had given me. After the Monet came a Universal, with a Touch Pro following that. I've just bought a G1 (yeah, I know, get with the times!) because I'm really interested in Android as a budding operating system and don't think I could ever cope with a 'dumbphone' now that I know what's on offer. Although I haven't contributed much to the site in terms of programming or cooking help, I hope that I can give a bit back by letting you guys know what's new through my articles. If you have any questions, suggestions or complaints about those articles, feel free to get in touch with me via PM using the URL above.
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