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14th August 2011, 10:07 PM   |  #1  
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So I have posted my homescreen in this forum and google plus and some people have been asking for the tiles (icons) I am using. So I made a 7zip file and attached it here with the tiles (icons) I am using. These were all made by me....with stock photos of course with some minor (if any) tweaks.

These tiles are designed for use with Launcher 7 Pro. If I make more I will post them in this thread.

Enjoy!


preview image tiles are in the .7z file below




and here's pack #2

preview image tiles are in the .7z below




pack #3 now available

preview image tiles are in the .7z below



pack #4 now available

preview image tiles are in the .7z below









Tutorial time: by bryman27

1. Download Launcher 7 from the market. Free or Donate.
2. Download one or more of the packs attached in the OP to your computer. Open the downloaded file(s) with 7-zip or any other utility that can open 7z files.
Copy the images inside the 7z file(s) to your phone with whatever method you prefer. Mount the sdcard back to your phone if it was mounted to your computer.
3. Open Launcher 7 by pressing the home button then choosing Launcher 7.
If that doesn't work, go to settings -> applications -> manage applications -> [your current launcher] -> clear defaults, then try again.

How to add a themed tile:
Pin the tile you want by tapping the arrow in the top right and long-pressing the app you want to pin and choosing "Pin to home screen".
Tap "Title" and delete everything in it.
Then tap "Tile size" and choose the size of your icon (the sizes are in the file names).
Then tap "Icon" and choose "Custom icon".
Then tap "Custom icon options". Set "Bitmap type" to "Bitmap from SD card".
Then tap "Select image from SD card" and find the image you want to use (if you are using the gallery to pick it and you don't see it, you might have to use an app like Rescan Media or just reboot).
Then press your device's back button.
Then tap "Extra options" and choose "Full-tile bitmap (1x1 only)" if you chose 1x1 tile for the tile size. This makes the image fill the entire tile area, but makes you lose missed call counts and unread message counts. (You don't need to choose this option, but it makes it look better. You can change it later if you need the counters.)
Then tap "Click to add tile".

How to choose a custom icon for a tile that is already pinned:
Long-press the tile you want to edit.
Tap the pencil in the top left of the tile.
Delete everything in the "Title" field.
Choose Custom icon in the "Icon" field.
Tap "Select image from SD card" and pick your desired icon. (if you are using the gallery to pick it and you don't see it, you might have to use an app like Rescan Media or just reboot)
Tap "Tile options" and choose "Full-tile bitmap (1x1 only)" if you chose 1x1 tile for the tile size. This makes the image fill the entire tile area, but makes you lose missed call counts and unread message counts. (You don't need to choose this option, but it makes it look better. You can change it later if you need the counters.)
Tap "Modify tile".

I think that's pretty noob proof... but we'll see

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Originally Posted by 1tontomato

Just started to play with this today. Out of sheer laziness, and not wanting to work from a computer, I downloaded the free version of androzip from the market. It works just fine for unpacking 7zip files right on your phone. It might be helpful info to include in the op. I like the idea of working without a computer and I'll bet I'm not the only one.

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I897 using xda premium

Attached Files
File Type: 7z WP7Icons.7z - [Click for QR Code] (3.68 MB, 15113 views)
File Type: 7z pack2.7z - [Click for QR Code] (1.91 MB, 11241 views)
File Type: 7z pack3.7z - [Click for QR Code] (3.69 MB, 11546 views)
File Type: 7z pack4.7z - [Click for QR Code] (1.92 MB, 10200 views)
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14th August 2011, 10:55 PM   |  #2  
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awesome. u r the man
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pack #2 is available in the OP
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15th August 2011, 02:22 AM   |  #4  
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omg these look amazing will use in future designs =]
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15th August 2011, 03:28 AM   |  #5  
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glad you like them

if you have any requests please let me know in this format

1x1 - app name
2x1 - app name
1x2 - app name

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I was thinking about asking you for your images. I'll have to check this out sometime. Great job as always.
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15th August 2011, 03:47 AM   |  #7  
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thanks bryman

I am very fond of my video one....classic Audrey Hepburn

and the baby one for the alarm is another favorite

as well as David Gilmour on Uber Music

let me know if you need something in one of those three sizes.
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oh,very special
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and this is what my setup looks like with my custom tiles

ROM - Cyanogenmod 7
Lockscreen - Widget Locker
Clock widget - Clockr Evolution
Slider - CoWon d3 lock
Launcher - Launcher 7 Pro
Font Changer - WP7 Segoe light
Simi Clock - weather and clock widget on homescreen
Mortem Tuam - Custom WP7 Tiles and lockscreen wallpaper



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DDDDDD I love that set up it looks amazing

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