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Hey guys i was just wondering if anyone had any idea how to change the text for the icons on the homescreen of the iPhone. (For example: changing SMBPrefs to...
01-11-2008, 10:27 PM #1Homescreen Icon Text
Hey guys i was just wondering if anyone had any idea how to change the text for the icons on the homescreen of the iPhone.
(For example: changing SMBPrefs to Summerboard)
--Thanks in advance!!
01-13-2008, 08:06 AM #2
just ssh into the phone and rename the folder
example: SMBPrefs.app changed to Summerboard.app
and viola its changed. only works for 3rd party apps tho. the original iphone apps need to be changed through either a plist or sumthing
01-13-2008, 08:43 AM #3
Be warned you may break your apps. Many are hard coded to use the dirs they are in.-BigBoss
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01-13-2008, 11:45 AM #4
alright nvr mind then thnks for the info guys.
01-13-2008, 03:32 PM #5
I don't know why people always say to change the name of the folder.
All you need to do is edit the LocalizedApplicationNames.strings.