changing icons

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by brettskie, Jan 4, 2010.

  1. brettskie

    brettskie New Member
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    Is there a way to edit original icons in photoshop without rooting the droid, or is rooting the way to go to change the icons.
     

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  2. istolvampire

    istolvampire Well-Known Member
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    Why not just make the icon in photoshop and then change the one on the phone. I made some of mine mimic the originals but with other colors. Also make my own originals. Just make them png.

    I use bettercut to change them.
     
  3. brettskie

    brettskie New Member
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    thats what im trying to do, is change the ones on the phone. how do i import them on the phone from my computer. Do i use bettercut? or is there another way
     
  4. istolvampire

    istolvampire Well-Known Member
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    I never could pull them from the phone but there is an app apk out there that has all of the original icons for people who don't have a Droid and want the look. Might check into that. Might be able to pull them from that. Sorry don't have a link but shouldn't be to hard to google. I just looked at the originals and made my own from scratch on photoshop. Did have some help on one though.

    I will try to do it and see if I can get them on the computer right now.
     
  5. istolvampire

    istolvampire Well-Known Member
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    Here is the set of icons I was talking about Icon Pack - Android 2.0 v1.0 Application for Android | Themes

    Looks like you would have to port them to the sd card and then open them running the adndroid sdk to get them. Might be easier to root and do it idk. You could write the dev and ask for a set. Might be the easiest thing. Just trying to help.
     
  6. brettskie

    brettskie New Member
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    Thanks istolvampire
     
  7. randysoto

    randysoto Active Member
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    you can download the icons from websites..i just dont know what size to download? help!
     
  8. istolvampire

    istolvampire Well-Known Member
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    when I make them I use 250 x 250 but have also use 17x17
     

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