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Hello, Can somebody explain to me why there are so many different icons name like icon.png, [email protected] , icon-small, icon-70, ... What are their purpose exactly? For example icon-small? Purpose?
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    I'll explain this eventually in my thread but basically there are different sized icons for alerts e.g Bulletin board alerts on the Lockscreen, the setting icons, the banner icons. If they used the main icon sized at 114x114px the iOS would need to resize that icon for when the smaller icons are needed. It probably makes sense to have a batch of icons at various sizes to be used when necessary to reduce system resources.

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    So, is icon-Small@2x really needed?
    Cause in some folder *.app there are like 10 different icons. Is it sufficient to put only icon@2x or do I have to create all icons with the exact size?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ninersfan View Post
    So, is icon-Small@2x really needed?
    Cause in some folder *.app there are like 10 different icons. Is it sufficient to put only icon@2x or do I have to create all icons with the exact size?
    Depends if you want to theme the entire iPhone. If u do then yes. If not then no
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    Ok thanks for the answer.
    Btw, as far as I remember you are still using lockinfo4 and not lockinfo5 right?
    If not I found mail/SMS/... Icon used or statusbar.
    So if you need them...

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    Quote Originally Posted by ninersfan View Post
    Ok thanks for the answer.
    Btw, as far as I remember you are still using lockinfo4 and not lockinfo5 right?
    If not I found mail/SMS/... Icon used or statusbar.
    So if you need them...
    All gd, I just renamed mine so they don't show. Lol
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