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[GUIDE][CM9/10/AOKP]How to apply HDPI themes on tab2 (MDPI)

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By X8invisible, Recognized Contributor on 31st August 2012, 08:59 AM
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Hi there
As you may know there are a lot of themes for cyanogenmod9&10 and for AOKP but many of them are only for HDPI so here is a simple guide on how to apply the on our tab
1a.(only for ics) Download LCD Density Modder and change the dpi to 150
1b.(for jb and ics) Modify manually the density in build.prop(located in system folder) to 150

2.Reboot your tab
3.Now go to themes and apply your hdpi theme(it will say it has missing assets-don't worry just hit"apply anyway" )
4.Change the density back to 160 and reboot
Done, now you have a HDPI theme on MDPI

Enjoy
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31st August 2012, 09:53 AM |#2  
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thank you so much for this!! been trying forever to get the themes i want on my tab.
THANK YOUUUUUUUUU!!
21st September 2012, 02:26 PM |#3  
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error occurs during saving
i tried many times with the lcd denisty app once it reboot after the word galaxy tab 2 10.1 the screen becomes black and never restart and when i tried by the build.prop after i changed to 150 and try to save it said error occurs during saving,can u help me to the right way to set hdpi themes on my mdpi device,
waiting yr reply and help
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21st September 2012, 03:03 PM |#4  
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AOKP has a built-in density changer. It's in ROM Control/General UI.
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22nd September 2012, 06:39 AM |#5  
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i tried many times with the lcd denisty app once it reboot after the word galaxy tab 2 10.1 the screen becomes black and never restart and when i tried by the build.prop after i changed to 150 and try to save it said error occurs during saving,can u help me to the right way to set hdpi themes on my mdpi device,
waiting yr reply and help
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As I said LCD density app doesn't work all the time( idk why) just change it yourself manually in build.prop

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23rd September 2012, 12:40 PM |#6  
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As I said LCD density app doesn't work all the time( idk why) just change it yourself manually in build.prop

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i did it manually as i told u but when i tried to save a msg appeared error during save
i use cm10
is there any other ways to use
23rd September 2012, 01:11 PM |#7  
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i did it manually as i told u but when i tried to save a msg appeared error during save
i use cm10
is there any other ways to use

May be file permissions not read write or you do not use app like root explorer or root browser lite or you do not give a proper root access to them

Try to install supersu (not superuser) from google play and give grant access always to file explorer (one i mentioned previous) by it

Sent from Galaxy S2 or Galaxy Tab2
24th September 2012, 07:22 AM |#8  
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Alternate solution: Download the CM9/10 source yourself, revert the MDPI commits, and build the ROM yourself
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Thumbs up Thanks a lot for the guide
X8invisible, Thanks a lot for brilliant guide. Thanks To You my Tab 2 10.1 looks awesome Best regards!
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the mods need to make this a sticky so people can find it faster.
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