Customize Phone App

Discussion in 'Android Hacks and Help' started by Big Lou, Aug 5, 2010.

  1. Big Lou

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    Is it possible to customize the phone app with a background image? Simple question, just wanted to know if it's at all possible.
     
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    Simple answer, yes it can be done.
     
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    Can you please provide the steps? I'd like to try.
     
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    There's really two ways of doing this:

    1) Using a background .png.
    2) Making the background transparent (DarkEdge UI).

    I don't know how to do either as there isn't a background .png. It seems to be all XML, so I would need help. I PMed Xeodoxus, so hopefully he will be able to provide some guidance.

    I'll report all findings!
     
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    That's how I would do it, flash a ROM with a transparent dialer, like Insanely clean, and just set the image you want as your background..
     
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    Thanks guys
     
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    If I were to do this, after editing the .png, what would I need to do to in stall the .apk on my phone?