removing stock battery indicator

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  1. musicman

    musicman Member

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    Hey guys,

    Can anyone tell me how to get rid of the stock battery indicator? I have another I use in the status bar and the stock one is just taking up space. Thanks in advance for any help.
     
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    ... oops. Wrong thread

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    Have I actually come up with a problem that hasn't been solved?

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    delete the png files hahaha
     
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    Wonderful. Where and what are the png files?

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    not sure if doing that will create problems or not, but if you want to be your own guinne pig.
    the file are located in the system/framework/framework-res.apk under drawable-hdpi. they are named stat_sys_battery_0,5,10,15,20,30 ect

    then there are the battery charge animation images as well. you could always just create some clear .png files named the same, and push them to the framwork-res.apk. this would assure you would get rid of the battery image without causing problems, but i think there would just be an empty spot where it used to by.

    deleting the files completely could cause some problems so make sure you have a working nandroid.
     
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    i wouldnt remove them, i would just make them blank images
     
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    Removing them will more than likely create an instant boot loop when restarting the phone as the system will be trying to load something that isn't there.
     
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    This would be good to know for us un-rooted droid people.
     
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    I don't see how, as you can't access sys files w/o root in the first place...

    You also might try experimenting with making the images only a pixel across & see if it shifts the icons over... You can edit those files individually in ninjamorph by long pressing on the icons in the project.

    from my DX
     
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