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does anybody know what folder the spinning wheel is located? thanks!
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    Default where is the spinning wheel located?
    does anybody know what folder the spinning wheel is located? thanks!

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    I think its in the other.artwork file
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    Yea the spinning wheels are in the other.artwork file... but you can just like the apple when the phone boots they don't change... well actually the ones that are in the status bar change but when ever they are changes there seems like there is a lot of static or something in them... well that is just my personal experience... i have been trying to change them for sometime... but maybe with pawnage you can change it eventually

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    I'm on 1.1.4 and using iPhoneBrowser, i've opened up almost every folder, and i cant find a "other" or other.artwork file. is it in a subfolder?

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    actually i think i just found it under /Applications/maps.app
    Last edited by iphone49er; 04-17-2008 at 11:27 AM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost

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    The Other.artwork file is located in:

    System/Library/Frameworks/UIKit.framework

    Note: You have to unpack the artwork file to see the hundreds of PNGs located within.

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    oh i see... how can i unpack the file? also, could i just edit the images and re-pack it?

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    Make a folder somewhere on your computer named "artwork". Inside that folder create another folder named "pngs". Download iphoneshop-0.72, should find it here.... Link
    After you download the file place it in your "artwork" folder as well

    Ok, now browse to your "System/Library/Frameworks/UIKit.framework" folder on your phone using whatever program you get into the iPhone from your computer. Save the other.artwork file in your artwork folder.

    I use a Windows PC, so this is where it may start differing from you if you use Apple.

    Click on "start", "Run" and type "cmd". Hit OK. This should bring up the black command prompt screen.

    In command prompt type "cd (then the listing where your artwork folder is located)" without the ""
    (For example mine would be cd CUsers\Doomi\Desktop\iPhonestuff\artwork)
    and press enter. The directory listing on Command Prompt should change to your artwork folder.

    Now copy and paste the following line into your command prompt screen

    java -jar iPhoneShop-0.72.jar ARTWORK Other.artwork export pngs

    Your command prompt should now scroll through a bunch of lines, and when it stops you should now have a bunch of .png files in your "pngs" folder.

    When you have edited the files to your liking, save them and make sure they are all still located in your pngs file with everything else. Now, back in your command prompt, make sure your still pointing at the artwork file, and copy and paste this in and press enter:

    java -jar iPhoneShop-0.72.jar ARTWORK Other.artwork import pngs

    Your command prompt should do a lot of scrolling again, and when it is finished you should have a new Other.artwork file located in your "pngs" folder. Replace the same file on your iPhone with this new one and you should be good to go.

    If you are on a Mac you might want to take a look at this link as the steps are the same, just the command prompt is different. Mac

    Hopefully this works for you.
    Last edited by doomi; 04-17-2008 at 05:08 PM.

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    @Doomi,

    First of all i am newbie here so excuse me if i write something wrong, i have try and work perfectly for me with my Iphone 1.14 unblock jailbreak with Ilirberty i use Iphone broswer 1.5.2, i already change the file : Other-ver113_2.png going by: var\private\mobile\library\ the name file is LockBackground.jpg i guess is the same ..

    my question is how to change the black pattern i found the dock file : SBDockBG2.png in the springboard but i didn't found the black pattern and i would like to make my i phone light i didn't want to install summerboard or other stuff like this ,

    Any idea where found this file and how to change it ??

    Thank in advance

    Yann
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    @demisuisse

    I'm sorry, but I'm not sure I understand what you are asking. Are you wanting to replace the dock at the bottom of your homescreens? I am slightly confused as to what black pattern you are talking about.

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    @doomi i mean the blackbaground (pattern) , i already change my Dock i don't know how to change the big one back on the icon.

    Thank for you're reply

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    So, you are wanting to change the wallpaper on your homescreen?

    If that is what you are wanting to do, unfortunately as far as I know right now you need Summerboard installed. I can try to find that file when I get home from work and see if it is accessable without Summerboard.

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    @doomi, i also read this and try, but i think is also possible to extarct the homescreen from some where, by the way do you know where the slide button are i remenber i have see during my investigation but i forgot where ( iam getting old) )))

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    ok so you mean to tell me that in order to change the spinning wheel icon, you have to change the Other.artwork file? cuz I used to have a glowing apple and now it changed back to spinning wheel so I'm trying to get it back to the glowing apple.

    Quote Originally Posted by doomi View Post
    Make a folder somewhere on your computer named "artwork". Inside that folder create another folder named "pngs". Download iphoneshop-0.72, should find it here.... Link
    After you download the file place it in your "artwork" folder as well

    Ok, now browse to your "System/Library/Frameworks/UIKit.framework" folder on your phone using whatever program you get into the iPhone from your computer. Save the other.artwork file in your artwork folder.

    I use a Windows PC, so this is where it may start differing from you if you use Apple.

    Click on "start", "Run" and type "cmd". Hit OK. This should bring up the black command prompt screen.

    In command prompt type "cd (then the listing where your artwork folder is located)" without the ""
    (For example mine would be cd C:UsersDoomiDesktopiPhonestuffartwork)
    and press enter. The directory listing on Command Prompt should change to your artwork folder.

    Now copy and paste the following line into your command prompt screen

    java -jar iPhoneShop-0.72.jar ARTWORK Other.artwork export pngs

    Your command prompt should now scroll through a bunch of lines, and when it stops you should now have a bunch of .png files in your "pngs" folder.

    When you have edited the files to your liking, save them and make sure they are all still located in your pngs file with everything else. Now, back in your command prompt, make sure your still pointing at the artwork file, and copy and paste this in and press enter:

    java -jar iPhoneShop-0.72.jar ARTWORK Other.artwork import pngs

    Your command prompt should do a lot of scrolling again, and when it is finished you should have a new Other.artwork file located in your "pngs" folder. Replace the same file on your iPhone with this new one and you should be good to go.

    If you are on a Mac you might want to take a look at this link as the steps are the same, just the command prompt is different. Mac

    Hopefully this works for you.
    ok i get to step to paste java -jar iPhoneShop-0.72.jar ARTWORK Other.artwork export pngs
    but it says 'java' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file.
    What to do plz?
    Last edited by laz305; 07-25-2008 at 07:31 AM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost

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    Sounds like you need to install Java on your machine. You can find the download here

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