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By dkhait, Member on 14th July 2010, 03:35 AM
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is there a way to hide the android battery status or display the % on it? there are plenty of apps that show % but its kinda redundant to have both displaying on the task bar.

i am runing rooted stock rom. any ideas are apreciated, thanks
 
 
14th July 2010, 04:57 AM |#2  
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You can do both with CyanogenMod. Or you can just replace the images in framework-res.apk
14th July 2010, 05:01 AM |#3  
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Here is a red round battery with percentages:
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14th July 2010, 05:02 PM |#4  
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thanks everyone
thank you, i just deleted the images from framework-res and installed a battery indicator from market. so now i have 1 battery with correct %. too bad i cant move it to the right
14th July 2010, 05:20 PM |#5  
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thank you, i just deleted the images from framework-res and installed a battery indicator from market. so now i have 1 battery with correct %. too bad i cant move it to the right

How do you do this? Do you copy the original framework-res.apk to PC and then open and remove the battery pictures then move the modified framework-res.apk back to the device and install? I tried this but the apk wont install.
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14th July 2010, 05:40 PM |#6  
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Here is a red round battery with percentages:

How do you install this file? I tried installing it from clockwork mod recovery, but it didn't take.
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How do you install this file? I tried installing it from clockwork mod recovery, but it didn't take.

you cant install that file. you have to pull framework-res.apk from the /system/framework. then open it with 7zip and overwrite the exiting images with those. then push it back into the phone.

adb pull /system/framework/framework-res.apk

then after injecting new images

adb push framework-res.apk /system/framework/
14th July 2010, 06:20 PM |#8  
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you cant install that file. you have to pull framework-res.apk from the /system/framework. then open it with 7zip and overwrite the exiting images with those. then push it back into the phone.

adb pull /system/framework/framework-res.apk

then after injecting new images

adb push framework-res.apk /system/framework/

Worked like a charm. Thanks!

Any idea where I can get my hands on red-themed 3g/location/clock/wifi/gps/alarm etc. notification icons?
14th July 2010, 06:24 PM |#9  
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I can't get the file to push. I am connected via USB with USB debugging on in charge only mode. At CMD prompt I can adb shell and su.

adb push framework-res.apk /system/framework/

gives error adb: not found

I have edited the file by removing some png and then saving it back to the sdk root and the sdk/tools folders.

If I get this to push do you have to then install the apk from the device?
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do you have to then install the apk from the device?

-Install 7zip (just google it)
-Reboot phone into recovery.
-Connect USB cable
-Go into Partitions menu in recovery
-Mount /System
-Open your command prompt on your PC
-Change the directory to wherever your sdk/tools are located
-type the following command line: adb pull /system/framework/framework-res.apk

Now the file is in your sdk/tools folder
-Right click on framework-res.apk and open with 7zip
-Copy the files from the round battery zip folder to the corresponding folder with the 7zip archive. They will automatically overwrite
-Exit 7zip
-Back in the command prompt type the following command line: adb push framework-res.apk /system/framework/
-On your phone, unmount /system, then back out of the partitions menu and reboot your phone.

Should be all set!
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I can't get the file to push. I am connected via USB with USB debugging on in charge only mode. At CMD prompt I can adb shell and su.

adb push framework-res.apk /system/framework/

gives error adb: not found

If I get this to push do you have to then install the apk from the device?

I think you need to mount the system folder in the partitions menu of recovery. My instructions are one post up.

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