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By mikeinessex, Senior Member on 7th June 2014, 10:03 PM
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hi, basically i want to keep my stock firmware but have it themed. is this possible? when i root my phone my barclays app will not work hence i would like to theme it without root
 
 
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I don't think it is possible mate, but I could be wrong.
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hi, basically i want to keep my stock firmware but have it themed. is this possible? when i root my phone my barclays app will not work hence i would like to theme it without root

So your bank block access if phone is rooted ? Here in Canada my bank dont do this all work perfectly

Anyway there is an Xposed module that can hide your Root status from any app you want, so that can be a solution. You can test it if it don't work you can just of to Odin back your Original Stock ROM and you wont be rooted any more.
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[QUOTE=mikeinessex;53236352]hi, basically i want to keep my stock firmware but have it themed. is this possible? when i root my phone my barclays app will not work hence i would like to theme it without root[/QUOTE

https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...hemepicker.app

Hi! It works without root
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hi, basically i want to keep my stock firmware but have it themed. is this possible? when i root my phone my barclays app will not work hence i would like to theme it without root[/QUOTE

https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...hemepicker.app

Hi! It works without root

I've been compiling bits from various themes on here... I have the same issue/choice... I use both my banking app & Sky Go a lot, so don;t want to root.

You can add a custom recovery via odin, and flash stuff, just choose not to root if/when asked.

Not quite finished yet, as not happy with the settings menus... and been reluctant to share as I have stolen bits from several other themes,
can't even remember which ones, there's been so many components used to get it to this point... I've just replaced png's here & there, recolouring when I've needed to, etc...









But yes, it can be done.
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I've been compiling bits from various themes on here... I have the same issue/choice... I use both my banking app & Sky Go a lot, so don;t want to root.

You can add a custom recovery via odin, and flash stuff, just choose not to root if/when asked.

Not quite finished yet, as not happy with the settings menus... and been reluctant to share as I have stolen bits from several other themes,
can't even remember which ones, there's been so many components used to get it to this point... I've just replaced png's here & there, recolouring when I've needed to, etc...









But yes, it can be done.

nice work mate. will themed apps flash and take to the phone without root access tho?
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nice work mate. will themed apps flash and take to the phone without root access tho?

I only feel the need to have themed toggles, dialler/contacts/mms, settings menu & power menu... I leave my launcher to nova & don't worry about having the apps themed as they aren't on 24/7...

...but that wasn't the question that you originally asked.
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I only feel the need to have themed toggles, dialler/contacts/mms, settings menu & power menu... I leave my launcher to nova & don't worry about having the apps themed as they aren't on 24/7...

...but that wasn't the question that you originally asked.

Can you share your work with me please snd instruct me on how to do it. Im on official 4.4.2 in the uk latest uk update
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