UD 9.8 Metamorph manual hack

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  1. MrSmith317

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    Thanks again to R1 for providing a great theme(that's forced me to hack away until I got this working).

    Metamorph apparently has an issue with UD9.8. So I manually applied R1's theme. Here's how.
    FIRST AND FOREMOST, BACKUP YOUR PHONE!!!!

    1) Unzip the zipped theme file. You'll find a <theme_name>.thm
    a. Open the .thm file it contains all the APK files you'll need to work with

    2) Copy the appropriate apk file to your SD card, I'll use framework.apk as the example.
    a. cp /system/framework/framework-res.apk /sdcard/

    3) Mount your droid via USB(or bluetooth)

    4) Open framework.apk in winrar(I've only tested this with Winrar)
    a. copy the res folder from the theme into framework.apk(copying over the existing folder.

    5) Unmount your droid

    6) Open terminal emulator
    a. su
    b. cp /sdcard/framework-res.apk /system/framework

    7) Your droid should automatically reboot

    8) Repeat per apk file

    9) Profit??

    Any questions, updates, please post here...I don't read PM's
     
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  3. MrSmith317

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    I use the free/trial version. It never actually expires.

    Maybe I should've been more specific that for those step(s) involving winrar that you'll be doing those on your PC.
     
  4. R1Lover

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    I will do an update.zip for you guys tonight... I'm feeling bad about you not being able to use the theme.... I have moved to cayongen and will have the theme for that one also tonight as an update.zip..

    :)

    p.s. nice write up and yes it should work just fine.
     
  5. MrSmith317

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    Thanks. If I understand update.zip properly, don't my instructions basically do what an update.zip file does(except manually)?
     
  6. grinchy

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    so use update.zip and not metamorph?
     
  7. Corinacakes

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    blackdroid said a fix for metamorph will be in his next build :D
     
  8. R1Lover

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    yes you are correct.... its just easier to reboot and install...
     
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    Hi R1,
    I've read a lot of positive things about your theme, but I can't find any screenshots of it. The thread I saw with all the info says the post was removed so I'm wondering if you have a link to it somewhere I can check out. I updated to UD9.8 and don't like certain theme settings so I'm hoping yours offers what I'm looking for. If it is, I also am happy to donate for your time spent if you have a link for that.

    Thanks!
     
  10. R1Lover

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    Thanks, you can click the image in my signature or this link as well. I don't take donations as I'm just sharing what I used for myself.... so it's all good, I do appreciate it though. :)

    MetaMorph Theme for ERE27 AKA Ultimate Droid V9
     
  11. sanc

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    R1 - Update.zip

    I moved to Cyanogen because the newest UD release didn't support your Theme. Can you make it work with the 9.8 release????
     
  12. R1Lover

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    I moved to cyanogen also.... and currently doing a theme for it.... give me a day or so to finish it... and all will be well.

    There are some cool things coming as well for themes on cyan.