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How to include an icon pack with the theme creator Like (whatsapp, facebook, etc.)

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How to include an icon pack with the theme creator Like (whatsapp, facebook, etc.)

I've seen themes created with theme creator that include icon packs include icons like whatsapp facebook messenger etc

please help
Any tutorial
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Re: How to include an icon pack with the theme creator Like (whatsapp, facebook, etc.)

You need to edit the file "skins\iconpack\res\drawable-laf1-xxhdpi\theme_icon_pack_drawable.xml" before exporting your theme. You'll need the main activities of the apps you want to replace the icon. There are apps on Google Play to read the main activities of the installed apps.

 

Example: If you want to add a custom icon for WhatsApp, you need to add the following line:

<item component="ComponentInfo{com.whatsapp/com.whatsapp.Main}" drawable="THEME_FILE::WhatsApp.png"/>

Where everything between ComponentInfo{} is the main activity of WhatsApp and the part after THEME_FILE:: is your *.png graphic that is located in your theme root folder.

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Re: How to include an icon pack with the theme creator Like (whatsapp, facebook, etc.)

You need to edit the file "skins\iconpack\res\drawable-laf1-xxhdpi\theme_icon_pack_drawable.xml" before exporting your theme. You'll need the main activities of the apps you want to replace the icon. There are apps on Google Play to read the main activities of the installed apps.

 

Example: If you want to add a custom icon for WhatsApp, you need to add the following line:

<item component="ComponentInfo{com.whatsapp/com.whatsapp.Main}" drawable="THEME_FILE::WhatsApp.png"/>

Where everything between ComponentInfo{} is the main activity of WhatsApp and the part after THEME_FILE:: is your *.png graphic that is located in your theme root folder.

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Re: How to include an icon pack with the theme creator Like (whatsapp, facebook, etc.)

Hey folks. New to Sony themer. I've noticed it's not Theming the message app icon. Also like to theme Chrome icon. Any help would be greatly appreciated. 

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Re: How to include an icon pack with the theme creator Like (whatsapp, facebook, etc.)


@RichieDee wrote:

Hey folks. New to Sony themer. I've noticed it's not Theming the message app icon. Also like to theme Chrome icon. Any help would be greatly appreciated. 


 


@Parou wrote:

You need to edit the file "skins\iconpack\res\drawable-laf1-xxhdpi\theme_icon_pack_drawable.xml" before exporting your theme. You'll need the main activities of the apps you want to replace the icon. There are apps on Google Play to read the main activities of the installed apps.


That's the only thing you can do and everyone who wants to publish an icon pack has to do.
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Re: How to include an icon pack with the theme creator Like (whatsapp, facebook, etc.)

Hey thanks for the advice but I've tried this. Still no luck.  Wondering if I got the package name wrong. In xml. Can anyone please tell me what the correct format for message and chrome is please. Thanks

 

Rich 

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Re: How to include an icon pack with the theme creator Like (whatsapp, facebook, etc.)

com.android.chrome/com.android.chrome.Main
com.android.chrome/com.google.android.apps.chrome.Main
com.sonyericsson.conversations/com.sonyericsson.conversations.ui.ConversationListActivity
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Re: How to include an icon pack with the theme creator Like (whatsapp, facebook, etc.)

Thank you it is appreciated. I'll try that. 

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Re: How to include an icon pack with the theme creator Like (whatsapp, facebook, etc.)

Hi sorry to be a pain. I get errors when trying to build theme. 

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Re: How to include an icon pack with the theme creator Like (whatsapp, facebook, etc.)

Could you post the errors and / or the code you used that's leading to that errors?

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Re: How to include an icon pack with the theme creator Like (whatsapp, facebook, etc.)

It states missing image files.