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[HOWTO][WP7] Make your phone look like a Windows Phone 7 | 28-12-11

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By Chris95X8, Recognized Contributor on 26th December 2011, 06:22 PM
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This is a tutorial on how to make your phone look like a Windows Phone 7 phone.
In this thread, I'll be covering the launcher, WP7 like apps, fonts and other.

So let's get started!!!


Launcher
First and foremost, the launcher is the first thing that comes to our mind (at least mine) when we think about WP7. We need to download Launcher7 from the market. The dev made a really awesome job. It resembles WP7 very well.
You can customize it however you want. You can find custom tiles here and here.
To make it more believable, go to Launcher7 settings > StatusBar options and check "Use WP7 style statusbar". The rest of the options is your choice.


Lock Screen
For the lockscreen we will download an app from the market named WP7Lock. Customize it on your own likeliness. Simple step.


CM7 WP7 Theme
The theme is needed only when you're out of the launcher because the launcher has it's own status icons and drawer icons.
You can download the theme here. Direct link for the MDPI version.
There is also this one but darker (HDPI only).


Themed Apps
Time for the themed apps. Click the links to download the corresponding app.

Check this site also.


Boot Animation
You can download the animation from this thread.
To install, follow the instructions on the thread. However, this worked for me.

To install: Download the boot animation and rename it "bootanimation.zip". Put that file into system/media/. To keep the old one, rename it to "bootanimation.zip.bak". Give the following permissions (to the new):

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Fonts
The WP7 SegoeUI fonts are just gorgeous. Check the zip file in the attachments. Download it, put it in your SD card, reboot to CWM recovery and flash as custom zip.
I know it says "Installing ROBOTO font". Don't mind about that. It is installing SegoeUI font, I just had to get an already made zip to use as a base.
I'm not responsible if it bricks your phone or something. If you want to install them manually, there's a fonts.rar in the attachments.


Sounds and Ringtones
In this and this thread you can download the original WP7 sounds and ringtones.

And that's it! Now your phone looks like a Windows Phone 7. Enjoy your new UI!
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File Type: zip Font-SegoeUI-CWM.zip - [Click for QR Code] (660.6 KB, 1068 views)
File Type: rar fonts.rar - [Click for QR Code] (247.5 KB, 422 views)
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26th December 2011, 07:03 PM |#2  
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nice job, but tbh who would like to have wp?
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26th December 2011, 07:06 PM |#3  
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It's not about the functionality but for the UI elements.
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How did you get the Background image in the music app?
I've used that music app but didn't see any background image on songs and albums list except in the now playing (when i turn on wifi it automatically downloads artist/album art)
26th December 2011, 09:40 PM |#5  
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Exactly, it was downloaded when wifi was on. And it downloads some pretty good ones!

Sent from my X8 that is soon going to be replaced with a Samsung Galaxy Nexus/S II
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26th December 2011, 11:07 PM |#6  
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Ill try it later! Thanks for the thread!

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27th December 2011, 12:42 PM |#7  
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Can you plz post the WP7 lock .apk here on XDA.....
Couldn't find it in Market.... (Says device is incompatible....)
27th December 2011, 03:20 PM |#8  
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Theme doesnt work on MDPI, and there are better apps

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27th December 2011, 03:54 PM |#9  
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Originally Posted by JabboMaster

Theme doesnt work on MDPI, and there are better apps

Sent from my E15i using xda premium

Read the theme thread carefully, I have an MDPI device and it works.
If you know better apps let's hear them.
27th December 2011, 05:14 PM |#10  
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so the main(outside the launcher and apps) "WP7" theme is for CM7 only ? i'm on a stock rom
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