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Themes are like skins to customize the look and feel of your device.

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How to change the look of OK and Cancel Buttons

I know I can change the look of some elements using a different launcher, But how do I change how the OK or Cancel buttons look?
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ADW Launcher crashing on home screen

I installed the wrong theme for ADW and now it crashes every time the home screen displays. Since the home screen keeps crashing, I can't seem to reach the settings pannel to disable the stupid theme....
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Making the white bar below the keyboard black

I just got a new OnePlus 5T. I like to use a dark theme whenever possible, including the Android keyboard. In many apps, the bottom bar is white. (I'm talking about the navigation bar which has the ...
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Can I use Android's Holo theme on versions earlier than Ice Cream Sandwich?

I have recently used Ice Cream Sandwich and I really like the Holo theme. I would like to be able to use this theme for lower Android API versions (Gingerbread, Froyo, Eclair, etc). Is there a way to ...
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UserStyles for XML activities?

All my android phones so far have been Samsung's, with AMOLED screens. One of the benefits of AMOLED is that black saves battery life. So many apps though (including many big ones, even from Google)...
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Current Android font

Several months ago, I changed my base font using Font Installer. Now I can't remember the name of the font I changed to. Is there a simple way to find out?
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Change the Samsung's “Quick Settings” background color Or Remove Quick Settings

I have Samsung galaxy core 2 Phone. I just want to change the background color (The Dull Blue Colored one) of the quick settings tab. I tried it by using Wanam Xposed. It has many options, but I can't ...
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How to change Android 2.1 themes?

I just bought Xperia x10 and upgraded it to Android 2.1 but I am struggling with themes. I have downloaded couple of them from the market but I do not know how to install them. How do I change themes ...
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Is there an iOS GUI skin/theme for Android?

Is there an iOS-like skin for Android and/or a launcher with an iOS theme?
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How do I change the theme, (iconset) on a Galaxy S3 default launcher?

I bought a Galaxy S3 (Android 4). I downloaded the user manual, and I can't find a way to change the appearance. I can change the wallpaper and the font size, but I can't change drawer transition ...
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Installing fonts on android

I used to have cyanogen os and it had this theme thing that I could change and install fonts to. But I upgraded to Lineage OS and it's not there anymore. I have some font apks but I dunno how to apply ...
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Changing/reverting Samsung's “Recent tabs” color theme to Nougat (based on app's theme) on Oreo device

On Samsung devices running on Android 7.0 Nougat, the recent tabs have different colors based on the apps' theme. On Android 8.0 Oreo, they are all the same color. I want to find a way to revert to ...
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Unable to change device theme in Android O

Sorry, to be one of those guys but Android O as you may probably know has the "inverted" theme, which I found kind of strains my eyes, not too much that it's a problem but it still does a little, I ...
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Force widgetlocker theme's default image?

I'm trying to get WidgetLocker to work with an "Xperia ICS" theme. So far the theme looks good but I have a bit of issue about the right slider. As you can see above, the right Camera slider looks ...
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3G icon won't change with Miui themes

I recently upgraded my HTC Incredible's Miui ROM version from 11.20 to 20.21 - I flashed the zip from CWM recovery, wiped cache, and wiped dalvik cache. When it booted up the first time everything was ...
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Desire HD Official Sense 3 update: Slate skin

I just updated my DHD to the official Sense 3 update. Anyway, In Sense 2.1, I was using the sleek Slate skin. After updating, I went to "Personalize -> Skins" and chose "Get More"; Slate skin was not ...
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How can I use a CyanogenMod theme with a stock rooted Galaxy S III?

I'd like to make this my phone theme https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ramazor.theme.freedea&feature=more_from_developer But it seems to require me changing my phone over to ...
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Are there any “compact” themes for Android?

So that I can only see the desktop icons, not the ex.: messaging, applications, call icon in the bottom..Are there any compat'er views for the Android Desktop? Android 2.1update1 Samsung GT i5800
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How to preview all UI elements/widgets and dialogs

I need to view all the different UI elements and dialogs on a device. This would be helpful while developing new platform level themes. Is there an existing app that will do this? Are there other ...
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How to get back colored app headers in recent apps list on Samsung devices running on Android Oreo?

Before, in recent apps list of my phone (Samsung Galaxy Note8), headers of apps were colored. Now, they are all white. I am not sure whether it was caused by the transition from Nougat (7.1) to Oreo ...
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System UI constantly crashes after installing incompatible theme on CM13

I installed a theme on CyanogenMod 13 that is incompatible. Now my System UI keeps crashing. I can't find it with the file manager. How can I delete the theme? Is there any way I could fix this ...
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How to create Android themes

I would like to create a whole new theme for Android jelly bean but not sure where to start. I have rooted my phone and have poked around the file system a little but haven't really seen all that much ...
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Holo on HTC Vivid

I recently got an HTC Vivid from AT&T. It came preinstalled with the Android 4.0 update that some HTC phones got, along with HTC Sense 3.6 as the default launcher. Now I read about Google's ...
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How to change status bar icon color Android 9 [Pie]

I have a rooted oneplus 3t phone running Android 9 on a Lineage OS that I wish to style after the Fallout game franchise. I have many details figured out, except that the status bar color only seems ...
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Substratum themes not applying (6P, DU12.1)

as pretty much stated above, I have the problem of Substratum themes not applying on my Nexus6P using DirtyUnicorns 12.1 (latest version). I can choose an installed theme in substratum, choose all ...
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All-Encompassing Dark Theme for Colourblind people?

I'm totally new to android so I'm not sure if it works like this - but is there an add-on or something like that that I can get to make all app's "dark theme"? I have a Oneplus 5 and I used the ...
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Switching app icon background from white back to transparent

I'm using a Xiaomi phone running Android 6.0.1 MMB29M with MIUI global version 8.5.3.0 (MALMIED). A while ago I foolishly tried out some of the themes available by default, then hoped to switch back. ...
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How to remove the 'V' symbol from statusbar

I have an Android 6.0 running device as it has VoLTE support it shows this not so compliance icon with my theme. Is there any way to get rid of this icon means can I hide this ? Here is the ...
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Is there a default “dark” theme (i.e. black background)?

For the majority of its life Android has had a dark UI (color text on black background), then it switched to light background on Android 6. Android 7 will feature a "night mode" which will permit to ...
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theme chooser for cm 12 broken/disappeared after update?

On my Xperia Z1 compact and cm 12 I used the Dark Material theme. Then after a recent update it was disabled 'after too many app crashes'. I tried to set it again but now every time I go to settings->...
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Can I add my own themes to the new Theme section in the Personalize settings?

The latest update to KitKat 4.4.2 on my HTC ONE added a new Theme section to my Personalize settings. Right now, it just lists out four pre-defined themes, which appear to just be a wallpaper and a ...
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CyanogenMod and soft buttons issue when in fullscreen

I've recently been having a problem with my android phone. After rooting and installing cyanogenmod, I started applying a few themes. Now, fullscreen or landscape APD appear to mess up the soft ...
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Cyanogenmod stopped being blue

The icons changed to a green scheme instead of the normal blue scheme, and it persists even after reboot. The autocomplete text is yellow now, as is the browser loading bar. What happened?? This ...
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Optimizing battery life via colour schemes

I have been looking for a way to change everything on my phone to black (and pure green), since the screen is the main power consumer. "the Green OLEDs provide 10 times more Brightness per watt ...
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Alert Dialog List View Shows White Text on White?

I updated my Motorola RAZR to ICS lately, and was using the Go Launcher Ex launcher, and when I tried to select a widget, it popped up a "Choose Widget" dialog that showed the icons, but the text was ...
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Changing end-of-list animation in MIUI

I really like the Samsung / iOS bounce at the end of lists, and I really dislike the overglow animation from Google. And since I'm only using MIUI ROMs, I'm used to being able to set up everything the ...
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Why is Google Now Launcher using Samsung Theme Store Icons although the theme is uninstalled?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, Android 5.1.1. I installed Google Now Launcher then I installed a theme from Samsung theme store, which replaced the default icons. After removing the theme and the ...
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Remove a package (upday) from stock theme

I'm new to android so please forgive my maybe trivial questions. So far I've been able to root my J3-2017 (TWRP+SuperSU+Nougat) and now I can access the internal file system using adb shell. My ...
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Every time I install Magisk after a factory reset, I get back an old boot animation and theme. How?

I have factory reset my phone a few times, but every time I install Magisk, I get back an old boot animation that I used from a custom ROM/Kernel I installed and I also get a custom Red accent color I ...
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MIUI 8 extended icons

I have MIUI 8 installed on my smartphone. It looks great, however icons for non-stock apps look ugly. Is there any icon pack, so I can keep the stock theme, but have MIUI-style icons for popular ...
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How to put signal and wifi signals on left leaving battery and notifs on right

Here is what I want my status bar to look like. edited from photo below Here is my status bar now. Im new to this android stuff. All I know is i need to decompile my SystemUI.apk and framework-res....
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(ROOT apps, tweaks, roms, scripts, hacks) cydia like app for android? [closed]

i was wondering if there was an app for android that is like cydia. i want an app that has a huge collection of tweaks, hacks, roms, scrips, apps, themes; just like how cydia (for ios) has. im not ...
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Any New (not low end) phones using Froyo (or Froyo-style software system)?

Considering the bugs I've heard about the newer Androids (battery life, GPS and distance etc), and the fact that Froyo/gingerbread have better menu systems (larger, with text, not a toolbar), as well ...
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Can you install MIUI themes from different sites?

I'm installing Miui from Miui.us, and I was wondering if I can install themes from http://miuiandroid.com/, or will those not work?
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Disabling Go Launcher's default icon pack

I can't find a way to reset app icons in Go Launcher's default theme to use the actual app's icon. It just changes the app icons by default to theme's icon packs. Can anyone help me?
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Samsung One UI - Theme dependent wallpaper

I have a Samsung Galaxy A20e device with One UI 1.1. I have the automatic (sunset to sunrise) theme switch on. What I would like to have is two different wallpapers depending on the light or dark ...
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How do I disable dark theme on a G5+ with 8.1

I have a Moto G5+ running Oreo 8.1. All my widgets have slowly drifted towards using the dark theme. I vaguely recall once enabling dark theme, but I'm not quite sure, especially since I've read that ...
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How to make your notification drop down as dark theme?

I had tried Settings -> Display Developer options -> Set Night mode Still, I can hardly make the Android device have dark theme in drop down notification. The reason I wanna to have dark color in ...
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How to have a dark / black Quick Settings (swipe down) menu on Oreo 8.1?

I always used to have a dark or black Quick Settings (the swipe down menu) but since Android , it's white. And I can't find out how to change it. Invert Colors is not an option, as that messes up all ...
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MIUI theme made with MIUI theme creator creating problems

I have a Redmi note 5 running MIUI 9.6.2.0 | Stable. I made a theme using MIUI Theme Creator and successfully applied it, but after an hour or so, the theme went back to it's default one. This is ...