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Pimp Out Your LG G3’s UI with G3 TweaksBox
If you’re looking for some comprehensive UI customization on your Android device, there’s really not much reason to look further than the Xposed framework. It has enabled extensive customization of the Android UI to be as flexible and convenient as opening up and browsing your favorite app, with modules such as the hugely popular Gravity Box standing testament to this. If however, you own an LG G3 and the current selection of modules are simply not enough to satisfy your customization cravings, you may want to have a look at the G3 TweaksBox.
Developed by XDA Forum Member P_Toti, G3 TweaksBox is packed full with G3 specific customization options, so many that you could spend some solid hours playing around with each individual option to your heart’s content. The list of things which can be customized with the module includes, but not limited to, the:
- Status bar
- Navigation bar
- Ring pad
- Notification panel
- Quick settings panel
- Recent apps window
- Lock screen
With so many options available, G3 TweaksBox comes with an interface that’s organized and navigable. Furthermore, P_Toti provides some brief explanations and instructions in FAQ section of the original thread on how to install and use navigation bar themes, and how to remove the AM/PM abbreviations from the clock in the status bar.
If you would like to give G3 TweaksBox a whirl yourself, be sure to check out the original thread for more information and download.
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