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Old July 25th, 2011, 04:31 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Can someone please let me know how can I change the message skin/theme?

I can't find it now, ever since I updated firmware

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Old July 25th, 2011, 04:39 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Welcome to the forums!

I'm not sure you can change the skin of the standard app, but have you tried one of the 3rd Party apps like GoSMS or Handcent?
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Old July 25th, 2011, 04:47 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I'm not sure you can change the skin of the standard app, but have you tried one of the 3rd Party apps like GoSMS or Handcent?
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Well I could before the firmware update...there were I believe 6 skins to chose from...now I can't find that option anymore...
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Old July 25th, 2011, 04:49 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Ahh, I wasn't aware you could change skins on your phone, that's a nice feature.

Was it an official Samsung update or have you installed a custom ROM?
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Old July 25th, 2011, 04:52 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Ahh, I wasn't aware you could change skins on your phone, that's a nice feature.

Was it an official Samsung update or have you installed a custom ROM?
It's the official firmware update, 2.3.3, which now, either concealed that option very well...or removed it altogether
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Old July 25th, 2011, 05:06 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Might have been removed then? Seems strange to remove a feature like that although it could've caused problems with other elements of the 2.3.3 update.
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Old July 25th, 2011, 05:29 AM   #7 (permalink)
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2.3.4 took it away I hear.
I keep 2.3.3
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The new 2.3.3 removed the option to change skins.
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yeah, i think one of the KF versions had themes. by KF2 it was removed again. dont know why. and 2.3.4 does not have it (KG2)
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Am I missing something? I have stock standard SGS2 and when I go into the first screen of messaging and hit menu, settings..... I get the first option "Message Skins". When I hit that, I get a selection screen with 5 'tiles' with different styles. I have already changed mine on the 2nd or 3rd day. Would be nice to be able to add some new ones though.

I have Gingerbread.XWKE7 - Are you saying if I update that any higher I loose the ability to change this?
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Am I missing something? I have stock standard SGS2 and when I go into the first screen of messaging and hit menu, settings..... I get the first option "Message Skins". When I hit that, I get a selection screen with 5 'tiles' with different styles. I have already changed mine on the 2nd or 3rd day. Would be nice to be able to add some new ones though.

I have Gingerbread.XWKE7 - Are you saying if I update that any higher I loose the ability to change this?

Apparently yes...I have updated the firmware and that option vanished completely...Agree with you, it was a nice feature and it would have been nice to be able to change it and add more skins...
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yeah its annoying. why would they remove a nice feature in an update? it happens often. argh
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Any updates ?
How to get it back ?
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I have 2.3.3 and i can easily change my msg skin.
Mine works by going to the settings when on the msgs list and its the first option..
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can you change the stock message skin on the samsung galaxy s2 epic 4g touch im on android version 2.3.6 kernal version EL29 i heard you are able to do that on the samung galaxy s2
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can you change the stock message skin on the samsung galaxy s2 epic 4g touch
not sure, you might want to ask in that phones forum instead
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