Install theme on Android Phone [How To]
By on December 10th, 2009

Android powered mobile phones are much more advanced and easy to customize , than the other cellphones available in the market.

If you have an Android phone , and you want to safely install new themes on it , without causing any risk of damage to your cellphone , we will show you how to that.

Insatall theme on Android phone

Insatall theme on Android phone

Note : You can only install themes on a Rooted Android mobile. Read here a guide on how to Root your Android mobile.

Following are the safe and simple steps to install themes on your Android phone :

  1. Rename the theme file to update.zip . On an Android phone , you have to right click on the theme file ,   and then right click again to rename.
  2. Copy the theme file (update.zip) , to the root of your SD card.
  3. Now you need to take a backup of your Android phone , in case you wish to restore the phone to its original state. Reboot your phone in Recovery Mode , by following these steps :
    • Press and hold the Power/End Call button.
    • When the phone is switched off , press and hold the Power and Home buttons. Continue to hold these buttons , until the Android image or logo appears.
    • Release the buttons and wait for the Recovery screen.
  4. When the Recovery Screen appears , scroll to and select Android vX.X ( here X.X is the version of Android , running on your phone ) . You can alternatively press ALT+B.
  5. Wait for a few minutes , until your phone displays “backup complete” on the screen.
  6. Now you can apply the theme safely to your phone. Scroll to and select update.zip , or press ALT+A. Press the Home button to confirm your theme selection.
  7. Wait until the screen says “install from sdcard complete”.
  8. Finally scroll and select Reboot Now or press Home+Back.
    It may take around 5-10 minutes for your phone to reboot with the new theme.
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Author: Anurag Upadhaya

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