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How do I install a theme?
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How do I install a theme?
To install any of the themes below, you will need a modified WII that allows you to run a custom dashboard. If your WII is not modified, you will not be able to install these themes.

USB Loader GX
There are 2 ways to get new themes. If you have internet connections on your Wii, then you can go to the Theme Downloader within the software and browse through the themes that way. If you do not or would rather download them directly on this site, follow the tutorial below.

Click to view the tutorial (Click to View)

Wiiflow
Installing Themes On WiiFlow
---------------------------
You can change the look of WiiFlow by installing an additional theme. You can
either download a theme or create one by yourself. To install a theme just copy
it inside the directory datadevice:\wiiflow\themes\. Themes consist of a ini-file and a
belonging directory, which contains the graphics and fonts. You only have to
check if both has the same name (e.g. to the file "\wiiflow\themes\pear.ini"
belongs the directory "\wiiflow\themes\pear\" and all files inside of it).
After you have copied both things, you can choose this theme in the settings.

Playing background-music
------------------------------
If you want to have some music in WiiFlow, you can save one or more audio
files inside of \wiiflow\music\. WiiFlow will randomly play one of these
files each time you start it. If the file is played to the end of it, it
will start a new one. WiiFlow will only play
OGG-files and MP3's

MyMenuify


Gecko OS
You can change the skin by creating a 640x480 PNG-24 file, naming it background.png, and putting it at the root of your SD card

(long version)
Click to view the tutorial (Click to View)
Credit: opium2k

Configurable USB Loader


Homebrew Channel
You can back to the default theme by deleting the "hombrew channel save" in the NAND (use the system menu)

Click to view the tutorial (Click to View)

Wodeflow

04-28-2011 04:19 AM
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RE: How do I install a theme?
Moderators, feel free to update the first post as needed.

04-28-2011 04:26 AM
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RE: How do I install a theme?
Is it me or is there no info in this post? Usually those should expand to reveal info. I just want to know how to change my homebrew channel theme.
11-28-2011 07:42 PM
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RE: How do I install a theme?
Hello.
Just put your theme (extract zip) in "apps" folder (it wiill appear like an homebrew in HBC) and load it with HBC.
Example for the theme "supermarioglaxy2":
[ SD:/ APPS/ supermarioglaxy2/ theme.zip + meta.xml + icon.png ]

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11-29-2011 02:35 AM
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RE: How do I install a theme?
(11-28-2011 07:42 PM)metri3 Wrote:  Is it me or is there no info in this post? Usually those should expand to reveal info. I just want to know how to change my homebrew channel theme.

LOL yes, we need to fill in the spots with good tutorials on how to install a theme, but sadly after making this thread placeholder, I have been way too busy to make some good tutorials. I will try to get something up here ASAP and would love if anyone else can do a great tutorial for some software.

11-29-2011 03:55 AM
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RE: How do I install a theme?
I have created and added a tutorial for the Homebrew Channel and USB Loader GX!

12-04-2011 10:36 AM
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RE: How do I install a theme?
Homebrew Channel:
You can back to the default theme by deleting the "hombrew channel save" in the NAND (use the system menu)
two good tutorials Wink

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12-04-2011 11:23 AM
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RE: How do I install a theme?
For gecko os: (short version)
you can change the skin by creating a 640x480 PNG-24 file, naming it background.png, and putting it at the root of your SD card

(long version)
Gecko OS
Click to view the tutorial (Click to View)

12-10-2011 01:23 PM
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RE: How do I install a theme?
Awesome, thanks opium2k!

12-11-2011 05:58 AM
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RE: How do I install a theme?
Great job very professional Wink

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12-13-2011 01:18 AM
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RE: How do I install a theme?
Installing Themes On WiiFlow
---------------------------
You can change the look of WiiFlow by installing an additional theme. You can
either download a theme or create one by yourself. To install a theme just copy
it inside the directory datadevice:\wiiflow\themes\. Themes consist of a ini-file and a
belonging directory, which contains the graphics and fonts. You only have to
check if both has the same name (e.g. to the file "\wiiflow\themes\pear.ini"
belongs the directory "\wiiflow\themes\pear\" and all files inside of it).
After you have copied both things, you can choose this theme in the settings.

Playing background-music
------------------------------
If you want to have some music in WiiFlow, you can save one or more audio
files inside of \wiiflow\music\. WiiFlow will randomly play one of these
files each time you start it. If the file is played to the end of it, it
will start a new one. WiiFlow will only play
OGG-files and MP3's.


dont know if this will help at all can someone please add it to the wiiflow bit if it helps
01-05-2012 12:52 AM
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RE: How do I install a theme?
(01-05-2012 12:52 AM)BillyPug306 Wrote:  Installing Themes On WiiFlow
---------------------------
You can change the look of WiiFlow by installing an additional theme. You can
either download a theme or create one by yourself. To install a theme just copy
it inside the directory datadevice:\wiiflow\themes\. Themes consist of a ini-file and a
belonging directory, which contains the graphics and fonts. You only have to
check if both has the same name (e.g. to the file "\wiiflow\themes\pear.ini"
belongs the directory "\wiiflow\themes\pear\" and all files inside of it).
After you have copied both things, you can choose this theme in the settings.

Playing background-music
------------------------------
If you want to have some music in WiiFlow, you can save one or more audio
files inside of \wiiflow\music\. WiiFlow will randomly play one of these
files each time you start it. If the file is played to the end of it, it
will start a new one. WiiFlow will only play
OGG-files and MP3's.


dont know if this will help at all can someone please add it to the wiiflow bit if it helps

Thanks, this will work for now until we get a better one with step by step images.

01-05-2012 02:30 AM
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RE: How do I install a theme?
Thanks!!
06-11-2012 11:46 PM
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RE: How do I install a theme?
thank you!
02-07-2017 06:01 AM
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RE: How do I install a theme?
AngryAngry i download a zip file and it has NOTHING to extract like wtf how do i get themes to download!!
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