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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Amanduhh13, Aug 9, 2012.

  1. Amanduhh13

    Amanduhh13 Lurker
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    Hi!,:D i have an htc wildfire s. i love the fact that we have skins, but im not so much " in to" the ones they have on Htc hub. I love the color pink.,and would love to have a pink skin. Unfortunately , when I download skins from google play, they are no where to be found in my phone. I've tried everything. :(
    Can someone please maybe explain Whut I'm doing wrong, or if the wildfire s suppprts them?

    Thanks! :dontknow::dontknow::argh:
     



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  2. Caro332

    Caro332 Android Expert

    Skins in Google play are called launchers. You need the launcher apps before you install the different skins. My 2 favorite are Go launcher and ADW launcher. Check it out
     
  3. Amanduhh13

    Amanduhh13 Lurker
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    Google play reads that they are for all sense devices. Says nothing about needing a launcher. My phone is not rooted. And I like everything about my phone, juss want to chsnge skin to pink. I'm so confused.
     
  4. Caro332

    Caro332 Android Expert

    Do you mean that you want the writings, battery & apps to be in pink?? If that's the case, you need to root the phone. THere is no other way.
    Which one in particular are you looking at? Give me the link and I'll tell you what is needed.
     
  5. Amanduhh13

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  6. Amanduhh13

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    Oh, I want to thank you for taking time and helping me. So thanks vary much. You have no idea. I've been ripping my hair out over this. -.-
     
  7. Caro332

    Caro332 Android Expert

    Hey I actually like the link you gave at xda!! Thanks! I think I'll use it!
    For you to install it, it's pretty simple.
    First download 'Astro file manager'. That will allow you to install the skin you want. After that download the file that is in the xda forum and make sure the extension is .apk and not .zip. If it's .zip, just change it to .apk manually.
    Once downloaded, transfer it on the root of your SD card.
    Then open the Astro manager and long press the file you just transfered. It should give you an option to install.
    And voila! Once installed, you can use it!

    Hit the thanks if it helped ;)
     
  8. Amanduhh13

    Amanduhh13 Lurker
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    Whut do you mean by root of SD card? Should I be doing this on a computer?
    And thanks. :) xda actually has a lot of cool skins. If you'd like I can give you the link.
     
  9. Amanduhh13

    Amanduhh13 Lurker
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    Still nothing. What am I doing wrong? :(
     
  10. senthamil

    senthamil Well-Known Member

    Hey,
    It's pretty simple. Just copy this Pink Passion.apk file on your sdcard.
    Then run any file explorer on your phone, select sd card go down and press long on that file, you will get a menu and select 'Install'. That's all.


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  11. MazerOne

    MazerOne Newbie

    I don't think this skin works with our wfs , because it's for hdpi phone ...
     
  12. Caro332

    Caro332 Android Expert

    Yeah usually it doesn't work but sometimes it does work
     

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