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Welcome to the Theme Creator forum. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Frequently Asked Questions

Business

 

Q: Can I sell my theme?

A: Yes, you can sell your theme but please note that you cannot use Xperia or Sony as part of the name, screenshots, package name, etc. For more details on publishing your theme, please refer to https://developer.sony.com/develop/smartphones-and-tablets/theme-creator/publish-your-theme/.

 

Q: Does my theme have to be built using the Theme Creator tool in order to get it promoted by Sony?

A: Yes. You must use the Theme Creator tool to build your theme to be considered for promotion.

 

Q: How do users find my theme if I cannot use “Xperia™” in the title?

A: Please include Designed-with-Theme-Creator-for-Xperia at the end of the app description on Google play. You should only use this search string if the theme is created using the Theme Creator.

 

 

Technical

 

Q: Which Android version is compatible with the themes that are built using Theme Creator Beta?

A: Themes that are built using Theme Creator Beta v0.0.1 and v0.0.2  will only be compatible with Android 4.4 (KitKat).  Android 5.0 (Lollipop) support was added to Theme Creator v0.0.3.

 

Q: Which Photoshop version is recommended?

A: Adobe Photoshop CS6.

 

Q: I do not have a device to test with, what can I do?

A: You can test the themes through the Remote Test Lab https://remotedevicelab.sonymobile.com/.

 

Q: Why can’t I preview all the customizable elements?

A: The beta version only has a limited set of previews available.

 

Q: Why is “Build and Install” grayed out?

A: You need to install the Android Debug Bridge (ADB) in order to enable to function.