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Wink [TUTORIAL] Make your phone look exactly like Kitkat!

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15th November 2013, 09:46 AM   |  #1  
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I decided to theme my phone like Kitkat and it is awesome! I will post screenshots and a tutorial. Please note that anything that happens to your phone is not my responsibility. I used Shpongle 20130630 ROM but this might work with any ROM. Downloads will be at the end of this post.
NOTE: THIS MADE MY QUICKSETTINGS TILES GO AWAY. I don't know why. This MAY happen to you. Edit: This issue is solved with an update in Play Store.

Steps:
1) Download everything from the bottom of this post.
2) Set Nova launcher as your default launcher. You can do this by going to Nova settings>Select Default Home
3) Go to Nova settings>Desktop>Scroll Indicator. And select the one with dots(the middle one). Also, go to Nova settings> Look and feel> Color theme and select white. Now, press on "Icon font" and select "condensed".
4) Install Xposed Framework.
5) Open Xposed Installer and go to "Framework". Select Install/Update.
6) Reboot
7) Install Gravitybox
8) Enable Gravitybox in Xposed. For this, open xposed, go to modules and tick on Gravitybox
9) Reboot
10) Open Gravitybox
11) Go to statusbar tweaks>transparency management and keep launcher transparency to 100% and lockscreen transparency to 56%
12) Next, open Gravitybox>Statusbar tweaks>Statusbar color. Tick on "Enable icon colors". Do Statusbar icon color and data activity color as white.
13) Install Kitkat theme from Play Store (https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...J.theme.kitkat)
14) Go to Settings>Themes. Slide over to the Kitkat theme and press on the select button on the top right(it looks like a square with a arrow coming out. If something is prompted, select "Apply anyway"
15) Go to nova launcher. Press menu button and select wallpaper. Select anyone from Kitkat!
16) Nova Launcher got an update on 16/11 so that the app drawer looks just like 4.4 To enable this, go to Nova Settings>Drawer and tick on "Small Tabs"

Downloads:
Nova Launcher: http://teslacoilsw.com/tesladirect/d...etaType=public
Xposed Framework: http://dl.xposed.info/latest.apk
Gravity box: http://forum.xda-developers.com/atta...0&d=1385492057
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15th November 2013, 10:04 AM   |  #2  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by kaivalya97

I decided to theme my phone like Kitkat and it is awesome! I will post screenshots and a tutorial. Please note that anything that happens to your phone is not my responsibility. I used Shpongle 20130630 ROM but this might work with any ROM. Downloads will be at the end of this post.
NOTE: THIS MADE MY QUICKSETTINGS TILES GO AWAY. I don't know why. This MAY happen to you.

Steps:
1) Download everything from the bottom of this post.
2) Set Nova launcher as your default launcher. You can do this by going to Nova settings>Select Default Home
3) Go to Nova settings>Desktop>Scroll Indicator. And select the one with dots(the middle one). Also, go to Nova settings> Look and feel> Color theme and select white. Now, press on "Icon font" and select "condensed".
4) Install Xposed Framework.
5) Open Xposed Installer and go to "Framework". Select Install/Update.
6) Reboot
7) Install Gravitybox
8) Enable Gravitybox in Xposed. For this, open xposed, go to modules and tick on Gravitybox
9) Reboot
10) Open Gravitybox
11) Go to statusbar tweaks>transparency management and keep launcher transparency to 100% and lockscreen transparency to 56%
12) Next, open Gravitybox>Statusbar tweaks>Statusbar color. Tick on "Enable icon colors". Do Statusbar icon color and data activity color as white.
13) Install Kitkat theme from Play Store (https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...J.theme.kitkat)
14) Go to Settings>Themes. Slide over to the Kitkat theme and press on the select button on the top right(it looks like a square with a arrow coming out. If something is prompted, select "Apply anyway"
15) Go to nova launcher. Press menu button and select wallpaper. Select anyone from Kitkat!

Downloads:
Nova Launcher: http://teslacoilsw.com/tesladirect/d...etaType=public
Xposed Framework: http://dl.xposed.info/latest.apk
Gravity box: http://forum.xda-developers.com/atta...6&d=1384297773

Hi. Looks quite cool.
Will this work on a Sense based ROM, too?
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15th November 2013, 10:46 AM   |  #3  
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Hi. Looks quite cool.
Will this work on a Sense based ROM, too?

No. I think it needs CM Themes app. That's why...
15th November 2013, 12:30 PM   |  #4  
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it wil, use xtheme engine
15th December 2013, 03:23 PM   |  #5  
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Link to Gravitybox isn't working.

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Originally Posted by kaivalya97

I decided to theme my phone like Kitkat and it is awesome! I will post screenshots and a tutorial. Please note that anything that happens to your phone is not my responsibility. I used Shpongle 20130630 ROM but this might work with any ROM. Downloads will be at the end of this post.
NOTE: THIS MADE MY QUICKSETTINGS TILES GO AWAY. I don't know why. This MAY happen to you. Edit: This issue is solved with an update in Play Store.

Steps:
1) Download everything from the bottom of this post.
2) Set Nova launcher as your default launcher. You can do this by going to Nova settings>Select Default Home
3) Go to Nova settings>Desktop>Scroll Indicator. And select the one with dots(the middle one). Also, go to Nova settings> Look and feel> Color theme and select white. Now, press on "Icon font" and select "condensed".
4) Install Xposed Framework.
5) Open Xposed Installer and go to "Framework". Select Install/Update.
6) Reboot
7) Install Gravitybox
8) Enable Gravitybox in Xposed. For this, open xposed, go to modules and tick on Gravitybox
9) Reboot
10) Open Gravitybox
11) Go to statusbar tweaks>transparency management and keep launcher transparency to 100% and lockscreen transparency to 56%
12) Next, open Gravitybox>Statusbar tweaks>Statusbar color. Tick on "Enable icon colors". Do Statusbar icon color and data activity color as white.
13) Install Kitkat theme from Play Store (https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...J.theme.kitkat)
14) Go to Settings>Themes. Slide over to the Kitkat theme and press on the select button on the top right(it looks like a square with a arrow coming out. If something is prompted, select "Apply anyway"
15) Go to nova launcher. Press menu button and select wallpaper. Select anyone from Kitkat!
16) Nova Launcher got an update on 16/11 so that the app drawer looks just like 4.4 To enable this, go to Nova Settings>Drawer and tick on "Small Tabs"

Downloads:
Nova Launcher: http://teslacoilsw.com/tesladirect/d...etaType=public
Xposed Framework: http://dl.xposed.info/latest.apk
Gravity box: http://forum.xda-developers.com/atta...6&d=1384297773

16th December 2013, 10:50 AM   |  #6  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by -Duir-

Link to Gravitybox isn't working.

Here you are:
[APP][JB][XPOSED] GravityBox v2.8.1 - tweak box for Android 4.1/4.2/4.3 [08/12/2013]
16th December 2013, 06:03 PM   |  #7  
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Link to Gravitybox isn't working.

Link in OP updated. Thanks for pointing it out.
21st December 2013, 12:52 PM   |  #8  
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Oh this was so basic , wonder y create a thread for it
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Thanks a lot mate, I spent at least 5 hours trying to figure out how to make home screen status bar transparent, I tried so many xposed modules (XBlast tools, and many more) but they didnt work, GravityBox worked perfectly
And BTW, what is that clock app which you use on homescreen and lockscreen? Dont have it on my shpongle 521
And: If your quick settings disappear, you can enable 'Hide AM/PM' in clock settings, that fixed it for me.
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24th December 2013, 07:37 PM   |  #10  
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Please provide GravityBox link that bring people to the thread itself instead of downloading it. Besides, it isn't the latest version.
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