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WP7 Deviation & Blue Themes for WAD2 Updated
If you follow the work of XDA member JCKOTZE, you may remember Windows Phone 7 Deviation theme. Now, the developer presents a big update of this series and including WP7 blue theme as well.
Themes are very well designed to down to the last detail and will let you feel a bit of the new upcoming OS on your Windows Mobile device. This work is for VGA resolution devices only, but the developer states that anybody is welcome to convert theme to there own resolution.
Originally posted by JCKOTZE
WP7 (Deviation) & WP7 Blue (VGA)(WAD 2) 2010-10-05
It’s a VGA theme, and yes it’s absolutely FREE
AND THANKS TO EVERYBODY ELSE FOR FEEDBACK & COMMENTS, YOU ARE THE REASON THIS SITE IS SUCH A SUCCESS
All files in download & also readme for how to install
Modified WP7 theme in plain blue tiles, if somebody are interested and maybe want to download it
1. Install WAD 2 first & copy file to storage card
2. Open file explorer and go to file in storage card. double click on file then specify where file has to be extracted to, normally on the storage card.
3. In WAD 2 click on desktop and click on Change Theme, in Menu(right bottom coner) Scan for new themes, after scanning it would say “found 1 new theme”
4. Another default portait text will appear and then click on the file it will turn green ,then go back to menu and then “Set as portrait theme”
5. The new theme will load
You can find more information in the theme thread.
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