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    Default Black wallpaper as SB background
    Hi skinners, running iOS 6.x here on iPhone 4S. just followed a wallpaper theme guide by Jato_BZ, everything worked out with overwriting the var/stash/wallpaper files, was able to view them under iPhone settings/wallpaper.

    The issue is that after I set my custom wallpaper to the home-screen, I respring my device head to the home screen... And bam.. Black background!

    I know that a low res 320x480 wallpaper.png can be used through winter board, but It would be preferable to use a 640x960 that fits in the screen . I took a look at my winter board theme wallpaper.html and commented out everything to do with the background resulting in the same problem... Please help me out here!

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    This could be possibly be better asked & answered in the 6X guide are my thoughts.

    Do you have wallpaper.jpegifer installed via Cydia is my thoughts. U need that with HTML screens etc.
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    Hi Jato! Just installed wallpaper jpegifier and applied the pointer in my HTML file, now I'm seeing it, but not at the right scale for my device. Any ideas?

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    Here is my line of code:

    <body background="/var/mobile/Library/SpringBoard/Converted-HomeBackground.jpg">

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    Hi dude! Sorry I'm not an HTML guy, ill ask King to take a look tho! Ill PM him for u!
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    That sounds awesome! Thanks for the assistance!

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    I have messaged King so hopefully he responds soon.

    Happy to help dude. That's what I like about on here! 👍
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    While we wait for a response, do you know any manual way of removing The time on the status bar since I have a widget on my SB?

    I want to avoid installing tweaks as they take up resources.
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    Oow, I'm not sure on that either! Lol I've seen transparent fonts run on the Lockscreen but thru BytaFont I think. Sorry dude. Tweak would be the only way are my thoughts.
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    Had to give it a shot , so which tweak do you recommend to remove the status bar time?

    *will look around, don't bother answering

    Found CleanStatus , only problem was that it was also hiding the SB settings Ram info. Wish SBsettings had a 'hide time' toggle!
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    Are you able to get a stock wall paper to show using wallpaperjpegifier? Sometimes you need a respring for it to generate the file.

    If you want an invisible clock without a tweak, try adding opacity: 0; to the time status inside your active info.plist file in WB.

    Check out WW2 for iOS 8 - Widget-Weather 2.0

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    Hi king, the convert-homebackground.jpeg is generated, I'm guessing that it is the one being shown on my last uploaded screen shot, but on a large scale and not resized to fit. I'm guessing it has something to do with what I mentioned to J regarding the wallpaper.html.

    Your suggestion for making the transparency is awesome, but my intention is to actually remove it from the status bar to utilize the space for other icons.

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    This is the command that I use for jpegifier:

    <img src="/var/mobile/Library/SpringBoard/Converted-HomeBackground.jpg" style="position:absolute; top:0px; left:0px; width:320px; height:568px; z-index:10;">

    If you want to remove the time from the status bar to allow other Icons to be used in its place, then the only wat is with a tweak.

    There are a few that will do it:

    No Clock
    Springtomize 2
    CleanStatus

    Check out WW2 for iOS 8 - Widget-Weather 2.0

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    Yeah, yeah, yeah!!! Get somin'! It works now! Implemented your code with minor adjustments to the z-index and height..and voilą! Thanks mate! And thanks to Jato_BZ!

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    Glad you are up and running!

    Check out WW2 for iOS 8 - Widget-Weather 2.0

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    Quote Originally Posted by CBlue View Post
    Had to give it a shot , so which tweak do you recommend to remove the status bar time?

    *will look around, don't bother answering

    Found CleanStatus , only problem was that it was also hiding the SB settings Ram info. Wish SBsettings had a 'hide time' toggle!
    Be careful of CleanStatus after I installed that & color clock I lost my JB! One of those two are the culprits IMO!

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    Glad you are up and running!
    Thanks King! HTML wizard!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jato_BZ View Post
    Be careful of CleanStatus after I installed that & color clock I lost my JB! One of those two are the culprits IMO!
    Thanks for the heads up!
    Last edited by CBlue; 06-26-2013 at 09:56 PM.

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