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Thread: iOS 6.1 - How to remove black icon background?

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    Default iOS 6.1 - How to remove black icon background?
    Hi there! :-)

    Do you have some hints for me how to remove the black icon background?
    The files are png with transparency, correct size... If I apply them to (f. e.)
    the "MobilePhone.app", everything is well, and the bg is transparent.

    If I past them to (f. e.) FlipBoard or CameraGenius, there is always the black
    background.

    Example picture:
    -image.png

  2. #2
    Just use the winterboard theme from iBlank "No Icon Shadows"

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    Hey man. I finally figured it out. It took me a few days, but I was successfully able to apply my custom theme. To do this, I had to navigate to /System/Library/CoreServices/Springboard.app and delete "SwitcherIconShadow@2x~iphone". Then , navigate to /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/MobileIcons.framework and delete;

    AppIconMask@2x~iphone
    AppIconOverlay@2x~iphone
    AppIconShadow@2x~iphone
    DefaultAppIcon@2x~iphone
    DefaultSmallAppIcon@2x~iphone
    SmallAppIconMask@2x~iphone
    SmallAppIconOutline@2x~iphone
    SmallAppIconOverlay@2x~iphone

    Then navigate to /private/var/mobile/Cache/com.apple.IconCaches and delete all folders and files. Reboot and enjoy. Please let me know if this worked for you as I have reformatted and redone this process twice, with awesome results. I am running an iPhone 4 on 6.1 using sn0wbreeze 2.99 with pre-loaded debs.

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    burrzoo (03-04-2013), Jailbr0k (02-26-2013), ZappZero (02-24-2013)

  5. #4
    @disinfectantrum: GREAT! That works! Thank you very much!

  6. #5
    disinfectantrum

    Thank you! This worked on iPhone 5 on 6.1.2


    Thank you!

    disinfectantrum

    Thank you! This worked on iPhone 5 on 6.1.2


    Thank you!
    Last edited by GL10DR; 03-02-2013 at 08:16 AM.

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