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Some of the Best Icon Packs on Android to Customize your Home Screen: Minma, Rondo, Rugos, and more!

The biggest advantage of using an Android phone is the ability to customize it. From changing elements on your home screen like the launcher, wallpaper, widgets, etc. to Substratum theming on some devices, Android gives you the freedom to change the way the software on your phone looks. One such thing is the ability to...

Create a custom accent color on your rooted Android 9 Pie or Android 10 device

Android 10 introduced its own built-in theming option, allowing interested users a way to customize their device to a small extent. While Pixel users get easier access to theming solutions through the Pixel Themes app, other AOSP-based Android 10 users can access some theming features through Developer Options in the Settings menu. These basic theming...

Hex Installer builds custom themes on Samsung Galaxy phones running One UI

Samsung has adopted theming solutions within One UI by bundling its devices with a built-in theme engine and a theme store. For the most part, the theme store contains themes made by developers who have partnered with Samsung, which ends up limiting the options that are available on the store because of the approval process...

[Update: Video] Substratum Lite launches with a faster, smaller, and more stable experience

Substratum Lite is the newest release from Projekt and they're billing it as the "most essential features, in a light package." This new version aims to be faster, smaller, and more stable, plus it already supports Android Q (in preview). The development of Substratum Lite was lead by Ivan Iskandar, one of the Substratum developers. For...

Substratum Hub

If you're interested in giving your Android phone a brand new look, there are few tools as powerful as Substratum. With just a few simple steps, you can completely change the look of the UI on your device. This hub has everything you need to get started with Substratum. What is Substratum? Substratum is a theming tool...

Pluvius themes system UI and accent color based on the wallpaper [Giveaway]

With Android 8.0 Oreo, Google introduced Sony's native theme framework called the Overlay Manager Service (OMS.) Overlays can be built to target the resources of any application, including the SystemUI and Android framework, and override them with their own values. This allows us to theme almost any part of Android to our liking on Android...

Custom themes now possible on rooted Android P devices with Substratum

Android P's user interface changes were initially met with some controversy (mostly due to perceived similarities with iOS and obvious accommodations for devices with notched displays), but it seems that the criticisms have died down some as people have gotten used to the changes. There's one missing feature that Android enthusiasts have begging for over...

Rootless custom themes on Android P are over as Google confirms restrictions are intended

Android P (Android 9.0) is an exciting release for Android enthusiasts because of the many changes it's bringing to the user interface and user experience. Thanks to Google's work on Project Treble, the latest Android release is available in beta for not only the Google Pixel and Google Pixel 2 devices but also phones like...

State of Substratum: Upcoming Re-Base, a New Website, More Features and Future Plans

What started as a small project nine months ago is now a widely-used theming medium with an ever-increasing user-base. Moreover, Substratum is still experiencing constant development, and we routinely observe new additions like "rootless subs" and "floatUI" to the Substratum family. Today, we'll talk about the state of Substratum as it now flaunts a new...