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21st November 2012, 05:09 PM   |  #1  
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I am proud to present you my collection of Softkeys for the Google LG Nexus 4
I'd be grateful if you want to press the Thanks button if you're going to use these Softkeys!

Read this before you apply these buttons!
- If your ROM doesn't have a built-in Search or Big Menu softkey, then these images won't be used on your phone, it will only show Back, Home & Recent
- You need a rooted phone otherwise none of these methods will work! Stock rooted combined with ZipThemer works for most people, MetaMorph not always so preferably use ZipThemer
- The buttons will be a little less bright on your phone due to a layer of alpha transparency over them when you're not pressing them.
- IT IS ALWAYS RECOMMENDED TO DO A NANDROID BACKUP BEFORE FLASHING THESE SOFTKEY MODS!


Regular Softkeys

Stock

Download: REGULAR or ICS BLUE

Stock Colored

Download: PURPLE or PINK or RED or Yellow or GREEN

Stock Reflect

Download: REGULAR or ICS BLUE

Stock Small

Download: REGULAR or ICS BLUE

Stock Small Reflect

Download: REGULAR or ICS BLUE

neXus

Download: REGULAR or ICS BLUE

Samsung Galaxy

Download: REGULAR or ICS BLUE

ZTE Grand

Download: REGULAR or ICS BLUE

Sony Xperia

Download: REGULAR or ICS BLUE

Droid RAZR HD

Download: REGULAR or ICS BLUE

Airbrush

Download: REGULAR or ICS BLUE

Facebook

Download: REGULAR or ICS BLUE


Font Based Softkeys

College

Download: REGULAR or ICS BLUE

Elvish

Download: REGULAR or ICS BLUE

Defused

Download: REGULAR or ICS BLUE

Droid

Download: REGULAR or ICS BLUE

Pixel

Download: REGULAR or ICS BLUE

Russia

Download: REGULAR or ICS BLUE

Installation Methods

*** AOKP ***
  1. Go to the Dropbox page of the style of your preference
  2. Download the images you need from the folder and save them (probably to /sdcard/download)
  3. Fire up Settings -> Rom Control -> Navigation Bar and select the images you just downloaded
  4. Done!

*** Paranoid Android ***
  1. Download one of the Softkey themes that starts with MMZT_
  2. Make a backup of your ROM in Recovery
  3. Extract SystemUI.apk from your ROM (located in /system/app) using your favorite File Explorer App with Root access
  4. Open SystemUI.apk and put each image from the MMZT_ file (located in /res/drawable-xhdpi) downloaded in the following folders located at /res (replace the existing images): drawable-sw600dp-xhdpi drawable-sw720dp-xhdpi drawable-sw1000dp-xhdpi and drawable-xhdpi
  5. Paste new SystemUI.apk into /system/app using your favorite File Explorer App with Root access

*** ZipThemer (Recommended, Failsafe) ***
Here's a full guide with pictures etc! http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2202482
  1. Download one of the Softkey themes that starts with MMZT_
  2. Open ZipThemer. If this is the first time using ZipThemer then you have to select "Update Edify", "Browse", and select the .zip of the ROM you're currently using (this identifies the update script and needed files, if you're using a flashed theme on top of your ROM then please select the theme instead of the ROM) and press "Configure"
  3. Go back to the main menu and press "+Theme", select the downloaded MMZT_ file and press "Build It!". Select "Always" on the popup prompt to make a backup in case it doesn't work or you want to undo
  4. Boot into recovery, and flash the zip on the root of your /sdcard/ like any other flashable ROM/Theme
  5. Wipe your Cache and Dalvik Cache just to be sure nothing weird happens on reboot
  6. Reboot your phone after this and you're done!
  7. If it somehow still fails just flash the "undo-zip" using steps 4-6

*** MetaMorph (Easier but riskier than ZipThemer) ***
  1. Download and install MetaMorph from the Market
  2. Launch MetaMorph at least once so that the folder AndroidThemes will be created on /sdcard/. (You can also create the folder manually if it doesn't)
  3. Download a Softkey Style using the MetaMorph link and move this .zip file to /sdcard/AndroidThemes using your favorite file explorer
  4. Open MetaMorph, choose "Unzip/Extract new theme" and select the .zip file you downloaded. A popup screen will appear, meaning it has been extracted. Press the "Close" button.
  5. Hit the "Apply all!" button and wait +/- 5 seconds (nothing will happen)
  6. Reboot your phone immediately after this and you're done!

Changelog
21-11-'12: Continued working on new Styles
01-12-'12: Added some new Softkeys (like Nexus X, Xbox 360, Metal Buttons)
21-12-'12: Added Droid RAZR HD Softkeys
22-12-'12: Added Sony Xperia Softkeys
27-12-'12: Added ZTE Grand and Samsung Galaxy Softkeys
29-12-'12: Added ZipThemer instructions and Paranoid Android instructions (thanks N4rbs!)
01-01-'13: Added neXus Style and announced new Font-based Styles
03-01-'13: Added ICS Blue styles for every 2013 Softkey Style, Colored for Stock Style and Migration of everything to Dropbox (for my convenience)
08-01-'13: Added 6 Font-based Softkey styles, all of these fonts are hosted on http://www.dafont.org/
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21st November 2012, 05:10 PM   |  #2  
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Arrow Legacy Softkeys

Legacy Softkey Styles

My Softkeys 2012 - Includes Back-Search-Home-Menu-Recent

..:: Download Here ::..


HTC Style


HTC Reflective Style


HTC One Style


Win7 Style


Windroid Style


Windroid Hollow Style


dPhone Style


iPhoney Style


iPhoney White Style


PlayStation Style


PlayStation White Style


PlayDroid Style


PlayStation Buttons Style


PlayStation Buttons White Style


PlayDroid Buttons Style



My Softkeys 2011 - Includes Back-Search-Home-Recent

>> Download Images Here <<

>> Download ZipThemer & MetaMorph Here <<

Balloon Style


Metro White Style


Metro Blue Style


Web2.0 Text Style


Pixelated Text Style


Pixelated ICS Blue Text Style


Roboto V2 Style


Roboto ICS Blue Text Style


Old Honeycomb Style


Metal Square Style


Blossom Style


Simplistica Style


Droidfont Style


Imonaboat Style


Perspective Style


Floral Style


Honeycomb Style

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21st November 2012, 11:18 PM   |  #3  
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You just copied the ones from the Galaxy Nexus Thread without links back to the Creators?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by s60mike

You just copied the ones from the Galaxy Nexus Thread without links back to the Creators?

I am the creator mike, and I chose to only copy the ones that I made myself, because it's a lot of work to maintain the others and don't make mistakes in the 'copyright' part

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On the stock ROM (rooted, ofc) I wouldn't be able to see the search and menu buttons? I only ask because I don't really care for skinning the nav bar, I just want my damn search button back.
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nice, thanks for share.
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Originally Posted by Hung0702

On the stock ROM (rooted, ofc) I wouldn't be able to see the search and menu buttons? I only asking because I don't really care for skinning the nav bar, I just want my damn search button back.

Nope, sorry. You'll have to wait for either a stock ROM mod that enables these buttons, or consider upgrading to the CM10 nightly, or wait for an AOKP release for the Nexus 4!
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Thanks!!! working via metamorph


Note:Make a backup of systemui.apk just in case you guys have any problems

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Thanks!!! working via metamorph


Note:Make a backup of systemui.apk just in case you guys have any problems

Sent from my Nexus 4

Thanks for the info, I'll add it to the FP! Can't wait to join the Nexus 4 scene !
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yep, works with metamorph... nice work!

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