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[RELEASE] Minimal Matte Theme Version 2.0! 16/05/2011

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20th March 2011, 09:08 AM   |  #1  
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Please be advised that this theme may be deprecated. Make sure you use it on a deodexed ROM. There are possible side affects such as bricking your phone that I cannot be held responsible for. Yadda Yadda Yadda. If you experience any issues with this theme please shoot me a private message. I rarely check this thread anymore and will be much more responsive by PM.

Credits go to shiftedx for the base PNG files. Credit goes to The Dark Lestat for the base firmware! I also need to thank Kyrillos13 for the rotary bg and dimple files for the unlock screen!

Video Guide Tut: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQxTa2lqgOo
Sorry for the bad quality, I combated this with annotations.

Please note that version 2.0 is a full feature update.

Version 2.0!


Version 2.0 Download Link!
http://www.mediafire.com/?qpbff1nbgbwfe6f

Version 1.5!


Version 1.5 Download Link!
http://www.mediafire.com/?g7bixe0muh17p49

Version 1.3!


Version 1.3 Download Link!
http://www.mediafire.com/?zkqrk98oro18z4o


Version 1.2!


Version 1.2 Download Link!
http://www.mediafire.com/?lzk36d7c7b3lb1z

PS: When installing Contacts.apk, afterwards when opening contacts.apk, the phone might force close 2 or 3 times, then it starts working again. Not sure why this happens, but don't be scared of it if it force closes, keep trying


Version 1.1!


Version 1.1 download link:
EDIT:: Please don't use the Contacts.apk from this .rar file as some people have experienced issues with it.
http://www.mediafire.com/?bbclhlhl0vvt5zz

Edit:: For obvious reasons, I removed the link to version 1.0 because of the glitches it had. V1.1 has changed power menu icons and fixed menu backgrounds.
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20th March 2011, 09:27 AM   |  #2  
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Version 1.3 and up now comes with an auto backup and installer. Run Update-ROM.bat. Curteousy of The Dark Lestat.

Install instructions. First put your phone into read-write mode with the below command. Then push all the files onto your phone with the below commands. Make sure all the APK files are in your ADB folder!

Backup your applications by running:
Code:
adb pull /system/app/Contacts.apk
adb pull /system/app/Settings.apk
adb pull /system/app/DialerTabActivity.apk
adb pull /system/framework/framework-res.apk
adb pull /system/framework/twframework-res.apk
Now backup the pulled files, and push the following files on using:
Code:
adb shell mount -o remount,rw /dev/block/stl16 /system

adb push Contacts.apk /system/app/
adb push DialerTabActivity.apk /system/app/
adb push Settings.apk /system/app/
adb push framework-res.apk /system/framework/
adb push twframework-res.apk /system/framework/
Noted to work on:
- All Lestatious ROMs
- Indroid 3.0

Issues found on:
- Stock JPF (apparently no silent icon shows up in the notification bar) if anyone can confirm, that'd be perfect, thanks!
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20th March 2011, 09:29 AM   |  #3  
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Changed in V2.0:
- Fully featured update
- All lock screens modded with help of Lestat HTC Theme and Kyrillos Gingerbread theme
- Modded Settings.apk (Grabbed from base Lestatious 1.9 ROM)
- Minor tweaks to the power menu and notifications bar icons.
- Battery 1% mod added, fully updated all 204 battery icons

Changed in V1.5:
- Only modified framework-res.apk and twframework-res.apk
- Used base HTC Sense theme and remodded
- Modded status bar and pull down bar
- Modded power menu

Changed in V1.3:
- Revamped the transparency and color of notification pull down
- Revamped transparent tabs in dialer
- Completely changed contacts.apk for a dark theme
- Changed the background color of app titles from grey to black
- Fixed a couple FC glitches

Changed in V1.2:
- New default wallpaper
- Fully Semi-transparent pull down notifications menu
- Fixed notifications text (including new reduced GPS icons)
- Changed lockscreen to Lestatious 1.4.5.5
- Changed Transparent Dialer to Lestatious 1.4.5.5 plus added the transparent tabs in the dialer
- Changed Contacts.apk to follow the themes of every other apk

Changed in V1.1:
- Fixed menu background colors
- Changed power menu icons

Changed in V1.0:
- Modified GPS, Bluetooth, Wifi, cell signal, battery, clock, silent mode, usb connected, syncing, etc. in the notification bar
- Modified background and bars on notification pull down menu
- Modified all settings icons
- Modified dialer buttons
- Modified power menu


Currently wanting to mod:
- Widget Locker (iPhone Style)
- Video guide
- various stock applications!
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20th March 2011, 09:32 AM   |  #4  
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it will work on jpm ???
20th March 2011, 09:36 AM   |  #5  
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Originally Posted by ilievski.ace

it will work on jpm ???

I think it should. I'm using JPF right now though.

Here's what you should do though, in case it doesn't work. Remount your phone into read-write mode:

Code:
adb shell mount -o remount,rw /dev/block/stl16 /system
Then make a back up of all your files:
Code:
adb pull /system/app/Contacts.apk
adb pull /system/app/Settings.apk 
adb pull /system/app/DialerTabActivity.apk 
adb pull /system/framework/framework-res.apk
adb pull /system/framework/twframework-res.apk
Then put those in a separate folder, try the installation instructions. Reboot your phone. If your phone gets stuck in a bootloop, just reinstall your backed up files by remounting like before with:
Code:
adb shell mount -o remount,rw /dev/block/stl16 /system
and then push all your backed up files back onto your phone and reboot and it'll restore to how it was before.

But it should work
20th March 2011, 09:41 AM   |  #6  
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it is a nice theme the icons are perfect
i just want it for the reboot option

thanks for the Theme i will tray whit root explorer
20th March 2011, 09:42 AM   |  #7  
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Hey man can you please guide me as to how to port these things?
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it is a nice theme the icons are perfect
i just want it for the reboot option

thanks for the Theme i will tray whit root explorer

No problem

I'm glad you like it!
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Originally Posted by anant.0097

Hey man can you please guide me as to how to port these things?

Basically, be prepared to want to explode your computer
  1. Find the APK you wanna modify
  2. Find the PNG files you want to replace the original APK png files with
  3. Make sure the new PNG files have the same name as the old files you're replacing
  4. Extract the APK file into a folder
  5. Then run the following command:

pathToOldApkPngFiles = the path to the files you're replacing
pathToNewPNGFiles = path to the new files you're replacing them with

Open up a command prompt and run the following:
Code:
cd pathToOldApkPngFiles
xcopy "pathToNewPNGFiles" /U
Note: don't remove the quotation marks

Then paste your extracted APK res folder BACK into the APK folder.

You can do this by opening the APK with winrar, deleting the res folder, then pasting your new folder into the apk. Then you're done

Once you get the hang of it it's okay!
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It`s great , thx! Continue your great job on theming!

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