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Root Changing Notification Bar

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by diS, Aug 30, 2010.

  1. diS

    diS Well-Known Member
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    Hey guys

    Is there any possible way to change the notification icons without
    rooting the phone?

    I would like to change the battery, WiFi, ... icons.

    Thanks in advance
    diS
     

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  2. Ceefax

    Ceefax Well-Known Member
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    Pretty sure you need to be rooted as you need to edit the framework-res.apk file. So you'd need to pull it from the system files then push it back again.

    If you want to do things like that though, take the plunge and root. Lekky has a very straightforward guide you can follow.
     
  3. SUroot

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    I dont think there is. rooting is well worth it though
     
  4. Caspa

    Caspa Well-Known Member
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    Nope, root root root! *barked dog styleeee*
     
  5. diS

    diS Well-Known Member
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    Ok thanks guys :)

    I'm only a bit worried about rooting.
    Whenever I attempt to do something like that I always seem to mess things up.

    Even with a guide :p

    But I'll give it a try.

    1 more question before I do though.
    What can I do when I get it wrong? :)
     
  6. ianramsden87

    ianramsden87 Well-Known Member
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    post here and they'll try and help you :p
     
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