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Replacing Carousel Icons Without Apk-multi-tool or any type of apk-repacking tool

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By Luxen, Junior Member on 16th June 2014, 11:23 PM
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I had already made a thread about this for the Kindle Fire HD version, but this is for another model so i thought it would be okay to re-post the instructions.

Works on side-loaded apps and system apps.
Apps downloaded from the amazon store are a different story.

You need the following:
-Root (to access system files)
- 2 image icons of your choice: 562px (Carousel icons) 198px (App list icon)
- Your app's ID (can be found through the Google Play store or in: /data/app
For example: (The bold part is your ID)
- A file viewer (I am using es explorer)

Rebooting is necessary for all changes to take place!

Navigate to: system/vendor/data/images
(this is where you'll drop your images)

Example 1: Gmail: ID:
So it would be: (for 562px icon) (for 198px icon)

Example 2: SuperSU: ID: eu.chainfire.supersu
So it would be:

eu.chainfire.supersu.png (for 562px icon)
tall_eu.chainfire.supersu.png (for 198px icon)

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16th June 2014, 11:34 PM |#2  
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Thanks! Are there any collections of ready made icons available to download?
16th June 2014, 11:46 PM |#3  
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Originally Posted by derpadoodle

Thanks! Are there any collections of ready made icons available to download?

Not that I know of..
High-quality icons can be acquired from the google play store (I use chrome browser)
or the web in general (Also I use 512px as the largest icon size, instead of the default 562px. It looks just as crisp in my opinion
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