Replace Status Bar icons

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    I have the Icons I want to replace. I know they go in the SystemUI.apk file, drawabel-hdpi and xhdpi folders. If I rename the original SystemUI and my new SystemUI goes in the original's location, what's next?
    Is this the best way to do this?
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    I just use rom toolbox pro. It allows you to create backups just in case you screw something up and they have lots of options for icons

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    Don't rename your original SystemUI. If you change it to a .bak extension, your UI will crash repeatedly. Just drop your edited UI in to /system and make sure the permissions are RW-R-R. Then copy and move it to /system/app and paste. Say "yes" you want to overwrite and reboot.

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    Change SystemUI.apk to SystemUI.bak?
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    How do I change the permissions?
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    No that's exactly what you shouldn't do. Lol

    Use a root file explorer (I'm assuming you're rooted). I only know how it works in root explorer, but others should be similar. I just long press on the apk and click permissions and I can change them.

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    How can I get my drawable-xhdpi folder into SystemUI.apk?
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    Should be the same as how you got it out. I use 7zip for that.

    Btw, if you want a blank update.zip, just let me know. You'd put your SystemUI.apk in it & flash like a theme.

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