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[GUIDE][JB 4.1.2+] How To Remove "Swipe Up Or Down" At The Lockscreen

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12th May 2014, 12:10 PM   |  #1  
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Hello Everyone
I'm Going To Guide You On How To Remove "Swipe Up Or Down" Text At The Lockscreen


This Method Will Work For Sony Official Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean & Above Including The Latest KitKat

What Do You Need

1. A Computer With Android SDK Installed
2. APK Tool (Any Kind That Able To Decompile & Recompile APK)
3. Notepad++
4. Xperia™ Smartphone With Rooted ROM & Deodexed ROM
5. Time

So The Guide Starts Here

1) Open Any File Manager That Allowed To Navigate To System
2) Go To System/App & Copy The XperiaLockScreen.apk For 4.2.2+ / UxpNxtLockScreen.apk For 4.1.2 To Your Computer
3) Decompile The APK
4) Navigate To res/layout & Open The unlock_hint.xml With Notepad++
5) You Will Find This
Code:
<TextView android:textSize="@dimen/lockscreen_text_size_medium" android:gravity="center" android:layout_gravity="center" android:id="@id/hintText" android:paddingLeft="@dimen/lockscreen_text_padding" android:paddingRight="@dimen/lockscreen_text_padding" android:layout_width="wrap_content" android:layout_height="wrap_content" android:text="@string/lockscreen_short_unlock_hint" android:shadowColor="@color/text_shadow_color" android:shadowDx="@integer/text_shadow_dx" android:shadowDy="@integer/text_shadow_dy" android:shadowRadius="@integer/text_shadow_radius" />
6) Delete This Whole Line & Save It
7) Download The Pictures Here & Replace Them In res/drawable-xxhdpi
8) Replace The Pictures In drawable-xhdpi Folder If You Got 720 x 1280 Screen Resolution & drawable-hdpi For 480 x 854 While drawable-mdpi For 320 x 480
9) Recompile The APK & Replace It In System/App & Set Permissions To RW-R-R
10) Done! :D

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12th May 2014, 01:49 PM   |  #2  
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Nice Guide For The New Users Bro..
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how to make it use the default background of launcher??
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Originally Posted by AGuyfromH3LL

how to make it use the default background of launcher??

I don't get you...

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12th May 2014, 03:57 PM   |  #5  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Ben Ling

I don't get you...

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making lockscreen wallpaper to use the default wallpaper of the launcher like in aosp roms
12th May 2014, 04:51 PM   |  #6  
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Originally Posted by AGuyfromH3LL

making lockscreen wallpaper to use the default wallpaper of the launcher like in aosp roms

no idea...

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Excuse me, am I the only one who can't see the line of code in browser or was it not posted?
13th May 2014, 05:49 PM   |  #8  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by XPS_93

Excuse me, am I the only one who can't see the line of code in browser or was it not posted?

I can't see the code using XDA app
But on browser should work.

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Quote:
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I can't see the code using XDA app
But on browser should work.

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Bro, Unable to see the code in browser too
15th May 2014, 03:36 AM   |  #10  
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Yes. The code need to fix.. Better use " Quote " instead of " Code " @Ben Ling bro

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