[TUTORIAL][ICS][JB] How to create Theme

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DanielFlorin

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Hi Xda,
This is the second tutorial made ​​by me​

I would like to share with you my knowledge.

To decompile, sign and recompile files I using Advance ApkTool 3.0.0

Let's start!

1. Download this arhive View attachment eXperiaLOrange.apk.rar and extract eXperiaLOrange.apk from arhive in Advanced ApkTool 3.0.0 in OUT folder.

( See screenshot )
Capture.png


2. Now edit apktool.yml in eXperiaLOrange.apk

Change eXperiaLorange with the name you want for your theme!

( see screenshot )
Capture2.png


3. Now go to res / values and open strings.xml. Change eXperia L Orange to name you want to appear in Theme Piker!

( see screenshot )
Capture3.png


4. Now open colors.xml and change color code with you color code. For color codes visit this page http://www.color-hex.com/.

In Colors.xml change this code! Change code without #ff

( see screenshot )
Capture4.png


5. Now change wallpapers in drawable-mdpi and drawable-land-mdpi with you wallpapers. Wallpapers must have the same size and .PNG

( see screenshot )
Capture5.png


6. Now rename folder eXperiaLOrange.apk in Advanced ApkTool / OUT whith name you theme in apktool.yml

As you can see in the screenshot is the same name!

Capture67_horz.png


7. Recompile , Sign and put in system/ vendor / framework, set permision rw- r-- r-- and reboot!

8. DONE!

Screenshot_2014_10_26_16_23_00_horz.jpg


Sorry if you do not understand ... is the second tutorial made ​​by me!

If you like my tutorial please press Thanks button!:good:
 
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Mindvisi0n

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Hi Xda,
This is the second tutorial made ​​by me​

I would like to share with you my knowledge.

To decompile, sign and recompile files I using Advance ApkTool 3.0.0

Let's start!

1. Download this arhive View attachment 2985800 and extract eXperiaLOrange.apk from arhive in Advanced ApkTool 3.0.0 in OUT folder.

( See screenshot )
Capture.png


2. Now edit apktool.yml in eXperiaLOrange.apk

Change eXperiaLorange with the name you want for your theme!

( see screenshot )
Capture2.png


3. Now go to res / values and open strings.xml. Change eXperia L Orange to name you want to appear in Theme Piker!

( see screenshot )
Capture3.png


4. Now open colors.xml and change color code with you color code. For color codes visit this page http://www.color-hex.com/.

In Colors.xml change this code! Change code without #ff

( see screenshot )
Capture4.png


5. Now change wallpapers in drawable-mdpi and drawable-land-mdpi with you wallpapers. Wallpapers must have the same size and .PNG

( see screenshot )
Capture5.png


6. Now rename folder eXperiaLOrange.apk in Advanced ApkTool / OUT whith name you theme in apktool.yml

As you can see in the screenshot is the same name!

Capture67_horz.png


7. Recompile , Sign and put in system/ vendor / framework, set permision rw- r-- r-- and reboot!

8. DONE!

Screenshot_2014_10_26_16_23_00_horz.jpg


Sorry if you do not understand ... is the second tutorial made ​​by me!

If you like my tutorial please press Thanks button!:good:

Excellent tutorial.
 

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    Hi Xda,
    This is the second tutorial made ​​by me​

    I would like to share with you my knowledge.

    To decompile, sign and recompile files I using Advance ApkTool 3.0.0

    Let's start!

    1. Download this arhive View attachment eXperiaLOrange.apk.rar and extract eXperiaLOrange.apk from arhive in Advanced ApkTool 3.0.0 in OUT folder.

    ( See screenshot )
    Capture.png


    2. Now edit apktool.yml in eXperiaLOrange.apk

    Change eXperiaLorange with the name you want for your theme!

    ( see screenshot )
    Capture2.png


    3. Now go to res / values and open strings.xml. Change eXperia L Orange to name you want to appear in Theme Piker!

    ( see screenshot )
    Capture3.png


    4. Now open colors.xml and change color code with you color code. For color codes visit this page http://www.color-hex.com/.

    In Colors.xml change this code! Change code without #ff

    ( see screenshot )
    Capture4.png


    5. Now change wallpapers in drawable-mdpi and drawable-land-mdpi with you wallpapers. Wallpapers must have the same size and .PNG

    ( see screenshot )
    Capture5.png


    6. Now rename folder eXperiaLOrange.apk in Advanced ApkTool / OUT whith name you theme in apktool.yml

    As you can see in the screenshot is the same name!

    Capture67_horz.png


    7. Recompile , Sign and put in system/ vendor / framework, set permision rw- r-- r-- and reboot!

    8. DONE!

    Screenshot_2014_10_26_16_23_00_horz.jpg


    Sorry if you do not understand ... is the second tutorial made ​​by me!

    If you like my tutorial please press Thanks button!:good:
    1
    Does it work it for new skin picker?
    Can u port it to xperia e

    Is for stock 4.0.X and 4.1.X skin piker :)
    1
    @DanielFlorin what theme are u using on your pc ?
    1
    @DanielFlorin what theme are u using on your pc ?

    Dash Windows 8 Theme Here
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