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Here is the method to install Layers Theme on your Xperia Smartphone :

Don't Blame Me If Anything Goes Wrong
I Have Tested It On My Phone And It Works Pretty Well
Under Any Circumstances Whatsoever I Am Not Responsible For Any Loss Of Data,
Dead SD cards , Thermonuclear War , etc.( most of the other developers say this )
Read All The Instructions Before Heading Ahead. Have Fun Theming


Prerequisite :
#Recovery Installed
#Rooted Xperia
#Running 5.0+
#Latest Version Of BusyBox Installed
#A Nandroid Backup (Just For Precaution)


Flash this file and install busybox if you don't want to go through these steps : https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_K...p=docslist_api
1) Goto Playstore and install Layers Manager App
2) Goto Playstore and search for layers theme and choose any theme you like
3)Open Layers Manager App and give #Root permission
4)Goto Settings and check on unnecessary overlays(optional)
5)Goto main home of app and choose the theme
6)Apply your favorite overlays and Reboot

NOTE:
1} Before applying any new overlays first uninstall the previous ones
2}You have to be on stock Xperia lollipop themes for navbar buttons to change according to Layers theme since the Xperia theme engine also uses the same technology of RR Overlay which layers use.Hence if you will apply any other Xperia theme other than stock, it will create another overlay upon it and you won't be able to see the nav bar buttons from LAYERS THEME
3} It doesnt have full support for xperia apps . hence some of the elements will have buggy appearance
4} For Best Experience install GOOGLE APPS coz its what the layers themes have been made for
6} FC's or bootloops occuring after applying overlays may be due to bad overlays.So always take a nandroid backup before messing up with your phone
7} FC's occuring after uninstalling overlays can be easily solved by a reboot
8} For those who are stuck after pressing reboot , Please remove your battery and reinsert it (if its removable) or Press the force reset or shutdown button. (Generally Xperia phones have them on the back of their phones under the panel) On boot up first uninstall That bad layers framework or system Ui Overlay . If you want then you can remove them form recovery only
9} For bad overlays here is the fix :
Go to recovery (twrp) and navigate to mount and check on System and Then open file manager. Navigate to system /vendor /overlay and delete the apk and Reboot
10} Mostly the bootloops are caused by bad or incompatible framework overlays ... So use with care Install Layers Showcase for more themes and to find that it supports your device or not



For more themes and tweaks join the community

https://plus.google.com/communities/...97677380941784

https://plus.google.com/communities/...17366580091389

Once Again Don't Install Multiple Overlays On Each Other, Always Uninstall The Previous Ones First

SPECIAL THANKS TO SONY , BitSyko Development , Google For RRO & Layers


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12th December 2015, 07:06 PM |#2  
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Does someone already try some dark material layers in settings with success?
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Does someone already try some dark material layers in settings with success?

Yupp, tried the Art theme. Doesn't work.
Get white text on white background with no icons visible.
In short, nothing visible.
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13th December 2015, 07:48 PM |#4  
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Does someone already try some dark material layers in settings with success?

Commute UI works if you also add the overlay that removes titles. This overlay turned to work quite well. Beware though, don't install framework or system ui apks. Can result in a boot loop. If that happens, you need to remove them through recovery.

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Commute UI works if you also add the overlay that removes titles. This overlay turned to work quite well. Beware though, don't install framework or system ui apks. Can result in a boot loop. If that happens, you need to remove them through recovery.

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I can't find any layer option that remove titles on commute ui. Need I install another?
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And it's not dark material.
Thx for u help!
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I can't find any layer option that remove titles on commute ui. Need I install another?

Install also evolve and use the deep dark option. Must have the latest Layers Manager.



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14th December 2015, 08:14 AM |#9  
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You should join layers beta here
https://play.google.com/apps/testing...dlayersmanager

and layers google group
https://plus.google.com/communities/...8-5859eb3219ce

and if you get bootloop and anything is messed up, delete systemui and framework overlays from /system/vendor/overlays, better to just empty that folder before you start or when anythings messed up

delete framework and systemui from recovery only, because once running if you delete them, the system wil become irresponsive
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Guys, i think i messed up. I'm getting bootloop after installing the grey theme. Now the thing is, i don't have any recovery installed to delete those overlays. And i cant install XZDualRecovery, because of the bootloops. So now, do you have any solution to recover other than a clean install.?
Any help would be appreciated.
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Guys, i think i messed up. I'm getting bootloop after installing the grey theme. Now the thing is, i don't have any recovery installed to delete those overlays. And i cant install XZDualRecovery, because of the bootloops. So now, do you have any solution to recover other than a clean install.?
Any help would be appreciated.
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