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By annapink15, Senior Member on 20th July 2014, 10:54 PM
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Hi I've been tryign to figure this how for days now I have a LG G3 unrooted for Sprint but it seems this varient doesnt have an option to install different themes in settings even though I am able to download them from LG Smart World please advise. I was trying to avoid downloading a Theme or Launcher software and want to keep it stock. thanks
 
 
20th July 2014, 11:37 PM |#2  
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Hi I've been tryign to figure this how for days now I have a LG G3 unrooted for Sprint but it seems this varient doesnt have an option to install different themes in settings even though I am able to download them from LG Smart World please advise. I was trying to avoid downloading a Theme or Launcher software and want to keep it stock. thanks

They removed it...going to need root and replace launcher with one from international version

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They removed it...going to need root and replace launcher with one from international version

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thank you ver much i was afraid of this thank you!!!
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They removed it...going to need root and replace launcher with one from international version

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That is so odd! On the g2, it was att that removed that option! This time around it's sprint? Why do carriers feel the need to remove options or features? LOL
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That is so odd! On the g2, it was att that removed that option! This time around it's sprint? Why do carriers feel the need to remove options or features? LOL

Vzw did also but i don't know about t mobile and att

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Tmo did as well. Anyone have links to the orig launcher work themes working
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That sucks......

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I was browsing the theme's on my girl's AT&T model. Nothing impressive so I'm not worried that it's missing from my T-Mo model.
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Look here it's seems it's only hidden

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2822847

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Took me about an hour of web searching but here is a work around. I dont know who the credit goes to but it works

Last update, I can use themes from LG Smartworld as well now, it just takes some convoluted steps!

Download the "launcherpro" app from the play store, you don't need the launcher itself, just its "Activities" widget.

Add the activities widget to your home screen it will give you a list of apps/functions of apps that you can add as a shortcut on your home screen.

If you scroll down to "Home" one of the options is "Theme" with the subtext "com.lge.launcher2.theme.LGThemeChooserActivit y". Choose that option and you'll get a shortcut on your home screen that lets you change the theme(You'll have to install some first the phone only comes with the one default theme). If you get a menu with no options make sure you have chosen the right Theme option(my phone had two different Theme listings but the subtext was different only one says LGThemeChooserActivity).
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