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Thread: LockBackround.png fix???

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    Default LockBackround.png fix???
    Hi all,

    I can't seem to get any of my themed lockscreen images to show up. I'm running a 3Gs on FW 4.2.1 and I've only tried AfterHours, return of Crazybots and Green Prototype and all 3 will not change the lock screen. i did some searches here and thru google but no luck with those. Does anyone have a fix for this yet?

    Thanks for any help
    The Beej

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    What's Jailbreak? pen.suhl's Avatar
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    you could copy the image into your camera roll, and select it through settings>wallpaper

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    If you have iFile you can send it to your camera roll with a button press. Then like pen.suhl says above, add it in settings>wallpaper. iFile is a MUST for jailbreakers now because every theme needs some setting up, and iFile makes it real easy.

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    Thanks for the tips!!! I'm pretty much just living with it for now, but hopefully the theme's will get updated when the creator's get to it.

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    This is because Apple went and re-wrote the code under 4.2.1. Try searching for the following code for your LS:

    <img src="/private/var/mobile/Library/SpringBoard/LockBackground.jpg">

    and then replace it with (only difference is adding "Thumbnail".

    <img src="/private/var/mobile/Library/SpringBoard/LockBackgroundThumbnail.jpg">

    Good luck!
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