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By xperiacle, Recognized Developer on 14th March 2014, 03:54 PM
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Hello Folks,

Well, I would like to share my experimental xposed module called AIR COMMAND THEMER. As the name suggests, it is a module to easily apply themes for air command without flashing, just installing themes like any apk. You can even sell your themes on the Play Store if you like. As it is an xposed module, it requires and runs on the Xposed Framework by @rovo89 so make sure you already have xposed working.

DOWNLOAD:
Air Command Themer
For themes, see post attachments below.

REQUIREMENTS: Rooted Note 3, working Xposed framework and knowledge with activating xposed modules

HOW TO USE:

1. Download the module and install, activate in Xposed Installer. (don't need to reboot just yet)

2. Install some themes. I made some sample themes below courtesy of our friend @sibinn. (I will post a HOW-TO on making apk themes later)

3. Open Air Command Themer and make sure the installed themes are listed. Select and apply a theme.

4. Reboot.

5. Test. (For now, you need to do at least a soft reboot whenever you change theme. I am still trying to figure out how to do it without rebooting everytime)

6. I would appreciate your feedback/opinion/suggestion so I can fix what is not working if I can and so I can make it better.

GREAT COLLECTION OF THEMES - Thanks to @sibin & @FootSlave

There are more themes scattered throughout the thread shared by various users. Please check them out.

BIG THANKS: rovo89, @sibinn, @CasTTeLLo, @absinthesummer
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File Type: apk KitKatThemeBySibinn.apk - [Click for QR Code] (738.2 KB, 4667 views)
File Type: apk LeatherThemeBySibinn.apk - [Click for QR Code] (832.1 KB, 3468 views)
File Type: apk LeatherWoodBySibinn.apk - [Click for QR Code] (1.22 MB, 2803 views)
File Type: apk MetalWoodBySibinn.apk - [Click for QR Code] (925.8 KB, 3126 views)
File Type: apk OmegaThemeBySibinn.apk - [Click for QR Code] (1.04 MB, 2984 views)
File Type: apk S5ThemeBySibinn.apk - [Click for QR Code] (703.3 KB, 5542 views)
File Type: apk AirCommandThemer_v1.1.apk - [Click for QR Code] (345.3 KB, 22424 views)
File Type: apk EABYSAB21SGN.apk - [Click for QR Code] (1.50 MB, 1811 views)
File Type: apk JDTBYSAB21sgn.apk - [Click for QR Code] (2.41 MB, 1860 views)
File Type: apk N9BYSAB21SGN.apk - [Click for QR Code] (2.12 MB, 1919 views)
File Type: apk SARAWBYSAB21SGN.apk - [Click for QR Code] (1.99 MB, 1726 views)
File Type: apk SELBYSAB21SGN.apk - [Click for QR Code] (985.8 KB, 1596 views)
File Type: apk SPIDEYBYSAB21sgn.apk - [Click for QR Code] (3.53 MB, 2515 views)
File Type: apk TransformersbySab21.apk - [Click for QR Code] (2.31 MB, 3136 views)
File Type: apk TRWBYSAB21.apk - [Click for QR Code] (1.68 MB, 1956 views)
File Type: apk XNOTEBYSAB21SGN.apk - [Click for QR Code] (2.15 MB, 3308 views)
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14th March 2014, 03:55 PM |#2  
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Themes are just normal apks with all the replacement images/pngs and with added meta-data : "aircommand.THEME" inserted in the apk's AndroidManifest.xml for the Themer app to recognize and load a theme.

REQUEST: If you made a theme, I would appreciate it if you could share it in the forum for others as well. I myself am not a themer, so I could use some good themes.

HOW TO FOR NOOBS:

For noobs who don't know how to use apktool or similar tools, the simplest way to put your own designs/themes is open any of the pre-compiled themes with 7zip (don't extract, just open) and navigate to /res/drawable-xxhdpi or /res/drawable-xhdpi folder and replace the images/png files with your own. Of course, make sure you maintain the same filenames and also image size/resolution. And just install the theme like a normal app.

Below I attached some pre-compiled themes. They all contain the same default theme and named numerically. Just download theme, pick any one of them and follow the noob instruction above. (About 10 precompiled themes for now but I will add more later).

Pre-Compiled Air Command Themes Set 1

Pre-Compiled Air Command Themes Set 2


HOW TO FOR THE NOT-SO NOOB:

Requirement: Knowledge on how to decompile/recompile apks
Tools: Apktool/ZipSigner or ApkMultitool or ApkManager, Notepad++

1. Decompile any of the ready-made or precompiled themes.

2. Open AndroidManifest.xml and edit the packagename. Make sure it is unique for every theme so there is no conflict when you install the theme.

Code:
<manifest xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
    package="xperiacle.aircommandtheme.twenty"
    android:versionCode="1"
    android:versionName="1.0" >

    <uses-sdk
        android:minSdkVersion="18"
        android:targetSdkVersion="18" />

    <application
        android:allowBackup="true"
        android:icon="@drawable/ic_launcher"
        android:label="@string/theme_name"
        android:theme="@style/AppTheme" >
        <meta-data android:name="aircommand.THEME" android:value="Twenty" />
    </application>

</manifest>
3. Find the the meta-data that says "aircommand.THEME" and edit the "android:value="Theme Name". Put your theme name if you like.

4. Edit strings.xml located in /res/values and put your theme name. This theme name will be used by Air Command Themer in the theme list.

5. Replace the images/png in /res folders with your own.

6. There is also a preview.png file. If possible, make a preview image of your theme and replace the default one.

7. Recompile and sign the theme apk. With ApkMultitool or ApkManager, signing is part of the tools. You can also use ZipSigner from the Play Store to sign the apk.

8. Install and test.


COMPILE YOUR OWN WITH ECLIPSE/ADT:

If you have at least a basic knowledge of making a hello world app, then this is basically the same level of knowledge required. Just create a new project without any activity. You can use your own drawer icon if you like. Add the following meta-data in the AndroidManifest.xml so the Themer app can recognize the theme.

<meta-data android:name="aircommand.THEME" android:value="Twenty" />


Put the air command images/pngs/resources in their respective folders. For the Note 3, it is /res/drawable-xxhdpi. Compile and export your project. Test your theme apk and if all is well, distribute.


NOTE: Please let me know anything I missed or forgot.
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Thanks man great honor to be included
reserved for notebook theme coming soon
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I can confirm it not quite working properly. Does not change on the fly. So I did a reboot. All themes are 100% transparent!
See attached ss. You can faintly see where it says air command. Im on my own rom. Right now its just stock rooted, deodexed 4.4.2
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Originally Posted by markbencze

I can confirm it not quite working properly. Does not change on the fly. So I did a reboot. All themes are 100% transparent!
See attached ss. You can faintly see where it says air commandAttachment 2630427


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+1 same also.

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+1 same also.

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He will get im sure. The man has skills. What rom and version of android are you on?

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He will get im sure. The man has skills. What rom and version of android are you on?

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I am on X-Note V12 . Tks.

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Hi xperiacle,

the next great idea . At first you know my constellation
All i get after activating the themer and a theme at 216, 300 and 480 dpi is in the attached pic.
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Just updated the module, fixed some file permissions but I think it is working but may need to do a soft reboot everytime you change theme. I will try figure out how to change theme without rebooting. See updated module apk in the OP (first post).
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Originally Posted by xperiacle

Just updated the module, fixed some file permissions but I think it is working but may need to do a soft reboot everytime you change theme. I will try figure out how to change theme without rebooting. See updated module apk in the OP (first post).

Confirmed working with soft reboot. I will definitely make some themes for this


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