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01-17-2014, 12:22 PM #1[iOS 7] How to manually add/change icons [iPad]
I want to know how to change/add icons manually to iPad4,iOS7 without loosing the default icons, in fact i have a set of icons and i want to change my current icons and have the ability to get my current icons back if i want; and another questions if there is a method to add/change my current icons, can i use the same method with a theme which i installed via winterboard but not all the icons changed??, can i change the unchanged icons manually with the same method ??
01-17-2014, 01:09 PM #2
As far as I get this, you want to change your icons-set instantly from one to another, right?
You would better start theming!
Otherwise, you can connect your idevice to your computer using a programm that lets you browse your iphone. You are looking for any folder called "application" (there are two, don't ask me why).
In this application folder you can click on one application and find there the icon. Most of the "real button icons" are called [email protected] (2x stands for retina), icon.png would be non-retina display. Some of the apps have specialised endings like [email protected] or something to differenciate between iphone and ipad. The file info.plist will give you information about the icons, usually the first icon listed is the icon the user pushes to start the app. Cave: in the info file they're called only icon.png -> thats not the icon you want to change, you want the [email protected]
You can change the original icons name to .png.bak what stands for ba(c)kup file in this case and load your custom icon in the folder, named right.
I guess you are aware that the icons must have the correct size.
01-20-2014, 09:39 PM #3