can you change your call screen

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    I am running cm 6. On a Droid 1. I like cm but I want to take sapphires call screen from the galaxy theme and have it on cm. Is there away to mix roms?
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    The better idea, besides taking the phone.apk (the dialpad you see during a call) and the contacts.apk (the dialpad you see before placing a call) from one ROM and placing it into another is to pull the image.png's that you like from within the particular .apk's and place them into the .apk's of your pre-existing ROM this way you are only replacing images and not XML files

    Chances are if you just switched phone.apk's you would have a constant "force close" issue
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    Thanks really appreciate the help.
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    Let me know if you need me to outline this process, it's pretty simple once you know what to do
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    I extracted the phone.apk but i am having trouble finding the image. Also is there away to extract the icons to.
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    To succesfully change the appearance of the dialer you have to modify the phone.apk and the contacts.apk

    The phone.apk contains the dialpad images you see while a call is in process

    The contacts.apk contains the dialpad images you see when you are dialing a number, but before the actual call is placed

    If you are looking on a computer make a copy of the phone.apk and rename it from phone.apk to phone.zip

    Open the zip file and navigate to res/drawable-hdpi and drawable-hdpi-finger folders
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    Ok I found the images and I try to move them into my system app Res drawable HDpi folder but every time it copies it outside of the app file. I am using root manager. Should I use a computer instead?
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    Yeah, definately use a computer, it makes it easier all the way around, you get a better visual of what you are doing and it is easier to navigate around and move files
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    Well I f'ed that up. Damaged my SD card and had to reformat.
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    How did that happen ?
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