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Thread: Iphone 3G Modding Questions

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    Default Iphone 3G Modding Questions
    Just jail broke my iphone and started using winterboard and playing with the themes and all. But I want to get into making my own stuff or taking different backgrounds and icon images from other themes and putting into my iphone. So ive been looking around and reading a lot but I cant figure out how to on the iphone 3g 2.2.1 software how to be able to customize my iphone the way i want to. For example using a lock screen theme from one person, changing the "slide to unlock" wording and etc. I see that people were getting into the system and changing the code but I dont see any for the 2.2.1.

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    It's best to install themes that do the sort of things you want to do. For example, if you want to change the "slide to unlock" text, install a theme that does that. (In fact, the "Saurik" theme that comes with Winterboard does it.) Then look in your phone's file system at /Library/Themes/[name of theme] and see how it is done, and then modify it to your liking.
    Windows tool to edit .plist, .strings and .nib files: pledit.
    Or use a website that will convert the binary form to a readable format.
    On iPhone you can convert those files in a terminal with plutil (installed with Erica Utilities from Cydia), or edit them with iFile (from Cydia).

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