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[TUTORIAL][MOD] Make 5 menu NavBar / SoftKey [Xperia L]

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[TUTORIAL][MOD] Make 5 menu NavBar / SoftKey [Xperia L]
This tutorial for JB 4.1.2 4.2.2 4.3

Hello
This is my 1st thread.So,sory if my english are bad..
I know some of you already knows this. So if you already known this, you can leave it. This is for new comers like me


You all know that the default navbar for XperiaL only 3 buttons, back-home-recents app... So we'll make 2 additional button, thats are lock & menu..
This extra button are very usefull, i think..

Oke Let's Start

Needed :
+ PC
+ Knowledge of compile-decompile APKs
+ Signing APKs
+ Root & Deodex
+ Notepad++

[1] You have to find 5 icon for our new 5 navbar..you can search on this forum, or you will made the icons by yourself,doesnt matter..the important is you gets HDPI icons for HDPI device, xHDPI for xHDPI device...

[2] Decompile your SystemUI.apk...go to res/drawable-hdpi (for hdpi device)...make sure your icons have same name with icons from this folder...copy your icon to this folder...

[3]Go to res/values folder and search ids.xml and open it with Notepad++..Then add this line at the end before </resources>

Quote:

<item type="id" name="lock">false</item>
<item type="id" name="newmenu">false</item>


Save it and close

[4]
Go to res/values/strings.xlm... Add this line

Quote:

<string name="accessibility_lock">Lock</string>


Save it and close

[5]
Now go to res/layout folder and find navigation-bar.xlm open with Notepad++...
You can found this

Just replace with this
Scrip 1

Before saving, next to step 6

[6]
Find this

Replace with this
Scrip 2

Save it and close

7
Recompile and sign the APK..Push to your system

Congrats
You get navbar with 5 menus..

Note
You can chang the DIP on step 5 and 6 to customizing..
And you can change the order of the menus on step 5..just move the line like what you want..that line make order back-menu-home-lock-recent (form the left)..you can change to menu-back-home-recent-lock or what you want..just MOVE the line..

Source thread :
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2553416

Credit :
Rajeev


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Originally Posted by kz_rider_0274

[TUTORIAL][MOD] Make 5 menu NavBar / SoftKey [Xperia L]
This tutorial for JB 4.1.2 4.2.2 4.3

Hello
This is my 1st thread.So,sory if my english are bad..
I know some of you already knows this. So if you already known this, you can leave it. This is for new comers like me


You all know that the default navbar for XperiaL only 3 buttons, back-home-recents app... So we'll make 2 additional button, thats are lock & menu..
This extra button are very usefull, i think..

Oke Let's Start

Needed :
+ PC
+ Knowledge of compile-decompile APKs
+ Signing APKs
+ Root & Deodex
+ Notepad++

[1] You have to find 5 icon for our new 5 navbar..you can search on this forum, or you will made the icons by yourself,doesnt matter..the important is you gets HDPI icons for HDPI device, xHDPI for xHDPI device...

[2] Decompile your SystemUI.apk...go to res/drawable-hdpi (for hdpi device)...make sure your icons have same name with icons from this folder...copy your icon to this folder...

[3]Go to res/values folder and search ids.xml and open it with Notepad++..Then add this line at the end before </resources>



Save it and close

[4]
Go to res/values/strings.xlm... Add this line



Save it and close

[5]
Now go to res/layout folder and find navigation-bar.xlm open with Notepad++...
You can found this

Just replace with this
Scrip 1

Before saving, next to step 6

[6]
Find this

Replace with this
Scrip 2

Save it and close

7
Recompile and sign the APK..Push to your system

Congrats
You get navbar with 5 menus..

Note
You can chang the DIP on step 5 and 6 to customizing..
And you can change the order of the menus on step 5..just move the line like what you want..that line make order back-menu-home-lock-recent (form the left)..you can change to menu-back-home-recent-lock or what you want..just MOVE the line..

Source thread :
http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2553416

Credit :
Rajeev


Screenshot
This is mine






Thanx dude,nice tut

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24th January 2014, 05:56 PM   |  #3  
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Thanx dude,nice tut

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you're welcome bro
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