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Sobae

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An error when applying the overlays

Theming Samsung OneUI using Synergy:
  • Download and install Synergy and Substratum Lite apps from Play Store
  • Open Synergy and tap on Add overlays » Select Substratum Lite
  • From Substratum Lite app select supported OneUI Theme and select overlays.
  • Click on the FAB and select Install
  • After it is imported to Synergy, tap on the FAB and it'll prompt you to download a Samsung theme. Tap ‘Download’ and switch to Synergy and build follow the procedure to install the overlays.
  • After the building of overlays is complete, reboot your phone.
  • Open Samsung themes select the theme that install from Synergy and apply.
  • Some of the themes require dark mode for theme to work properly. For that go back to Synergy > Menu > Dark mode settings and enable it.
  • Reboot your device again.
  • Enjoy the theme!

I have an error when Trying to install overlays from inside substrum theme lite. "error 1337"
N.B: Iam not able to download high contrast theme 1 or 2 from samsung theme store due to a chronic samsung account problem with my phone.
Can i still use Synergy without high contrast themes?

Samsung note 8, Android Pie, OneUi 1.0
 

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I have an error when Trying to install overlays from inside substrum theme lite. "error 1337"
N.B: Iam not able to download high contrast theme 1 or 2 from samsung theme store due to a chronic samsung account problem with my phone.
Can i still use Synergy without high contrast themes?

Samsung note 8, Android Pie, OneUi 1.0
That error means you have pirate apps installed, uninstall them to use Substratum.
 

AAredKross

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Thanks a lot! It works, now I can download theme from Galaxy Theme app. I just want add error message for better searching for other peoples, because your error is in screenshot.

Error 4/t500011. Failed to install content.

Thank you so much for adding the error! I've been trying to figure this out for several days!
 

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How to apply themes on Vivo phones?

I followed the steps as described but I'm not able to 'Build & install' a flux theme on my Settings app. Can anyone plz help me with this?
Device Specifications:
Model: Vivo V7 (vivo 1718)
Android Version: 8.1.0 (API 27)
Security patch level: 2019-10-01
Root access: No
 

djdarkknight96

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I followed the steps as described but I'm not able to 'Build & install' a flux theme on my Settings app. Can anyone plz help me with this?
Device Specifications:
Model: Vivo V7 (vivo 1718)
Android Version: 8.1.0 (API 27)
Security patch level: 2019-10-01
Root access: No
Have you tried asking the theme dev? Theme issues go to theme devs. Email or telegram

Make sure theme still suppprts Oreo as many have removed that for Q.
 

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Works beautifully!
 

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I've a problem with My S10+, with the last sinergy it doesn't end the build of overlays, because in the last part, after install sinergy ace, when try to install "Sinergy Ace theme for high Contrast Theme" the instalation fails! Any idea?
Until that, with the previos versións of sinergy, i could install it without problems.
Thanks.
 
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I've a problem with My S10+, with the last sinergy it doesn't end the build of overlays, because in the last part, after install sinergy ace, when try to install "Sinergy Ace theme for high Contrast Theme" the instalation fails! Any idea?
Until that, with the previos versións of sinergy, i could install it without problems.
Thanks.

If you have already applied a theme you should try to apply the stock theme and try synergy from the beginning. If there is already a custom theme applied it won't work.
 
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djdarkknight96

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I've a problem with My S10+, with the last sinergy it doesn't end the build of overlays, because in the last part, after install sinergy ace, when try to install "Sinergy Ace theme for high Contrast Theme" the instalation fails! Any idea?
Until that, with the previos versións of sinergy, i could install it without problems.
Thanks.
Start fresh, uninstall old ace theme and hc theme...reboot then open synergy....in the synergy theme selection area hit "having trouble" it will uninstall the old theme bits...then install HC theme from Galaxy themes and synergy will set it as the base and will work again.
 

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    Start fresh, uninstall old ace theme and hc theme...reboot then open synergy....in the synergy theme selection area hit "having trouble" it will uninstall the old theme bits...then install HC theme from Galaxy themes and synergy will set it as the base and will work again.
    Having the same problem and for the life of me can't find the "having trouble" anywhere. I've uninstalled the old ace themes, rebooted gone into synergy and can't find having trouble section. For some reason I'm not able tp DL HC anymore.
     
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    djdarkknight96

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    Yes and no, synergy v0.7.1.
    I said 0.7.0+ bud lol


    Ok then start fresh, uninstall ace theme and hc theme from Galaxy...reboot and open synergy it will ask to set theme base..there you will see "having trouble" tap it and it will uninstall the other pieces of hc theme. Then install it directly from Galaxy themes and open synergy and try again.
     

    ggrant3876

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    I said 0.7.0+ bud lol


    Ok then start fresh, uninstall ace theme and hc theme from Galaxy...reboot and open synergy it will ask to set theme base..there you will see "having trouble" tap it and it will uninstall the other pieces of hc theme. Then install it directly from Galaxy themes and open synergy and try again.
    I have done that multiple time and I don't get having trouble.
    EDIT:
    Cleared the cache and data from synergy and substratum lite and finally got "having trouble." Now it's working.
     
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    broslav

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    Thanks a lot! It works, now I can download theme from Galaxy Theme app. I just want add error message for better searching for other peoples, because your error is in screenshot.

    Error 4/t500011. Failed to install content.

    I actually Googled the error code but couldn't find the working solution for days, so I came here to complain and found the solution instead. :D

    Here is the full text I was getting, it may help even more to get this in the search results...

    "We couldn't keep the connection going to finish the download. Try again. (4/T500011)"

    It was failing while completing the download of the "High Contrast Theme".

    So the solution was to uninstall the "High Contrast Theme" package by using adb command (I did it from my PC):
    (even though it was not visible as installed in theme store, nor mentioned in the list of installed packages on my phone). After running the command, I was finally able to install the theme through the store successfully). No reboot was needed.

    adb shell pm uninstall com.samsung.Dream_A11y_lowvision
     

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