Help changing Verizon Wirless Banners...

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  1. osynergyoescapeo
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    Ok, so I've been posting in threads and creating my own threads in hope I could find help on the last thing I need to customize on my Motorola Droid until it will feel completely like my own... The last thing I need to do to it is change the "Verizon Wireless" banners on the lock screen and the pulldown bar. I want the banner to say "Life is hollow" but everything I've tried hasn't worked, so now i'm hoping to find someone who might be willing to create an update.zip file that contains a edited eri.xml fine with the banner changed to "Life is hollow" for me. I want the update to just be a normal 2.1 rooted update file, nothing special because I'll be redownloading my apps, re applying my ROM, and redoing my entire setup. I have tried using pulldown editor, he doesn't have support for my ROM, and I have tried to edit my own update.zip file which didn't work, and I tried using Terminal emulator to push my own frameworks-res.apk file with the command sysrw, none of which worked, the only thing I haven't tried is having someone who knows what they're doing make me an update.zip file and someone said something about doing adb push, which I have no clue what that is, or how to even attempt it. Any help will be greatly appreciated... Hoping to finally make this droid completely customized to my liking... pls help me...
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    hey do you listen to the cure or the clash?
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    -Go in framework>xml>eri.xml (drag it onto your desktop)

    -Download HxD (hex editor)

    -Right click the xml file, click open with HxD.

    -Scroll down to where it says verizon wireless, and select the text.

    -Type in your own text (16 characters or less)

    -If you have left over slots, make sure you insert spaces.

    -Save it. (file size should NOT change, or else it will not work)

    -Drag that file into framework>xml and it will overwrite the current eri.xml

    -Then use adb to push the framework-res.apk (the whole thing!) into /system/framework

    Hope this helps.
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    killabyte - Kind of randome... I don't listen to either of those bands, may I ask why you would ask that in this thread lol?

    Microsnook - I have no experience using ADB to push files, I didn't want to harm my phone at all... I was hoping to find someone who could make me an update.zip file of rooted 2.1 that has the banner changed for me... but i will be trying the ADB push method shortly...
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    ok, just tried the ADB push... no dice, i couldn't install the android SDK... I don't know why but it wouldn't install... I looked up tons of directions and help forums... nothing worked... so now I have to bank on someone being able to help me and make the update.zip file rooted 2.1 with an edited eri.xml file to have a banner saying "Life is hollow"... Someone please help me out... I know it doesn't talk long to extract the file, edit it, and replace it in the framework-res.apk then replace the framework-res.apk in the update.zip file because I have done all of that, it just never worked for me... please someone help me out...
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    email me your update.zip that you use for your current theme and ill edit the xml and return it
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    ok, will do... pretty much any update.zip file will work... email is on it's way shortly
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    I need your email, I lost the email where you gave it to me pls?
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    nevermind, I found your email lol...
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    I belive there is a pulldown editor in the market. I know its been posted here somewhere.

    Sent from your Droid
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    yea, if you read my initial post it states that there is an app called pulldown editor, and that it DOES NOT support my ROM
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    Sorry about that. Didn't read it.
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    lol, it's cool, hope i didn't come off as like an ass... thanks for tryin to help though :)
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    Now thanks to alm0614 I have finally gotten my phone completely customized, I owe him... thanks a lot man, it worked incase you didn't recieve the email...
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    Don't worry about it I didn't feel that way. It's text. It can be read many different ways. I should have read the OP.
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    how much exactly do you owe me ;)
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    Just found this looking for the answer to the TE commands to push the framework-res to the Kangerade 5.0.9 ROM.



    Anyone? The two I have, both from BB, don't work.

    Thanks
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    lol just given you the props on all the threads i posted in or created to let people know i got it all done finally
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    haha its all good man, i like doing it so i'm glad to help.. take care
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    I have posted my own instructions to change your boot logo and create your own on my own thread and i'm also collecting sbf files with the custom boot logos so if you find one you like you could just download it rather than creating your own... anyone who needs help or can post their sbf file cotaining a custom boot logo along with a picture of it should head over there!
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