Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by mdonova33, Jul 16, 2010.
Are Themes the same as ROMS? If they are, how so, and if they are not, how so.
no they are not the same... sometimes themes can be installed on any rom or just a few... they are flashed like roms but only change the way things look so they are not roms in general
I cant flash a couple of them roms, and the boot screen hangs on HTC incredible. what am i doing wrong?
which ones are you trying?
Im curious too, which you are trying to flash?
I have 2 themes post here, and both have good workin update.zip installs, as well as instructions to manually install them via ADB Recovery.
to answer the OP question:
Themes are merely editing the original "drawable" files, or Pictures, in a given apk (program)
Both methods of installing my themes simply over-write the original files with "themed" duplicates. The files actually edited do not in anyway affect the filesystem, therefore should not cause adverse effects. If your having issues with a particular theme contact the theme builder, they would have the most pertinent info, and best solutions to you problem.
If your problems are from flashing a ROM, then essentially you are wiping your filesystem and installing a completely diff version. ROMs are copies or modified versions of the Android operating system. If the ROM builder made a mistake or did not build it properly, the adverse effects are countless. If you have a "bad ROM" you would need to reflash with a known good ROM, or recover with a backup. (hopefully you made one prior to jumpin in.
Thanks guys! And i got themes too work, just wasn't using a compatible one.
For themes does one need to Delete Cache and Data like when loading a Rom?