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How Themer works without Root permissions? I mean, don't you have to change the SystemUI.apk or framework-res.apk ?
 
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You don't need root permissions to make Themer work.

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How Themer works without Root permissions? I mean, don't you have to change the SystemUI.apk or framework-res.apk ?
As mentioned above, no root access/permissions is required
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thanks... I know it doesn't require permissions, but my question is how it can replace things without root permissions?

can it also change the Status Bar icons?
 
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thanks... I know it doesn't require permissions, but my question is how it can replace things without root permissions?

can it also change the Status Bar icons?
You can't do these without root permissions. Yes, you can mod the system ui with a computer, but you need root permissions to replace your current one.
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How Themer works without Root permissions? I mean, don't you have to change the SystemUI.apk or framework-res.apk ?
Everyone somehow seems to be missing the point here...

Yes, of course Themer works without Root. But How?

See, Themer is a launcher. Android doesn't force you to use it's native launcher, such as TouchWiz, HTC Sense, or whatever your phone has as default.

You are allowed to download and use custom launcher applications.
This is one such custom launcher.

Since Themer is it's own app, it can change everything about itself. (Such as the icons, images, widgets, fonts, and everything else.)
What it cannot do, is theme other apps or change your status bar. (Those DO require edits in Framework and SystemUI, and would require flashing and root.)

So Themer doesn't require Root because it doesn't NEED it.


TL;DR: Themer is a custom launcher that changes its own settings, and therefore does not need root.

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