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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...

Sony Xperia XZ2’s full theme engine ported to older Xperia devices

The Sony Xperia XZ2's theme engine was one of the best available on Android phones. As part of stock on Marshmallow or Nougat on older Xperia devices, you could theme nearly everything. When the Android Oreo update came, though, many of these older devices lost their theming abilities. Only the wallpapers, accent, and home launcher...

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...

Theme Your Phone With Substratum

Substratum is one of the hottest theme engines out right now. This video is a bit of an introduction to this theme engine and an explanation of what it can do. Follow our expanding playlist of videos focused on homescreen design here.   Follow the official thread on the XDA forums. Download Substratum on the Play store here: