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Date Added: Monday, November 19th, 2012 at 12:23 pm

I got a little bored, so I put together a theme based on J.A.R.V.I.S. from the Ironman movies. The background was created by me, and the UCCW uzip files can be made available on request, along with Apex Launcher particulars. Uzip files are at https://www.dropbox.com/s/z1tu2qr77wdvl5r/jarvis.rar

Background is in the Op

Tutorial

  1. 1. Apex Launcher using the following settings
  2. 3. Dock Settings: Hide dock (CHECKED)
  3. 4. Set wallpaper and download UCCW uzip files. The zip file is at https://www.dropbox.com/s/z1tu2qr77wdvl5r/jarvis.rar
  4. 5. Place the UCCW tiles in place and enjoy.
  • http://mycolorscreen.com/ChikiBujia ChikiBujia

    This is awesome!!! I’d love to have the UCCW skins :-D

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/lieutenantsword lieutenantsword

    @ChikiBujia I’ll put together the uzip files and Apex settings when I wake up in the morning. :)

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/randyhutton randyhutton

    @Lieutenant Sword i would also love this. itll be easy to replicate. great job!

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/UltiMatDan UltiMatDan

    Would be awesome if you shared this! :)

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/lieutenantsword lieutenantsword

    @randyhutton

    Thanks! Uploading right now

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/lieutenantsword lieutenantsword

    @UltiMatDan

    No sweat. Uploading now.

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/wintersun wintersun

    looks cool! can we have more details on tutorial?
    thanks

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/ChikiBujia ChikiBujia

    @lieutenantsword
    Thank you so much!!!!! :-D

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/lieutenantsword lieutenantsword

    @wintersun

    Sure, it goes a little something like this:

    1) In Apex Launcher, go to “Apex Settings” and click “Homescreen Settings”
    2) Set “Portrait Grid” to 7 x 9. Don’t worry about Landscape
    3) Horizontal Margin and Vertical Margin set to “None”.
    4) Scroll down to “Show Wallpaper” and make sure it’s CHECKED
    5) Set “Wallpaper mode” to “Single Screen (non-scrolling)
    6) Go back to the Apex Launcher settings screen and select “Dock Settings”
    7) Scroll to the bottom and make sure “Hide dock” is CHECKED
    8) Back to settings menu — select “Advanced settings”
    9) Scroll down to “Resize any widget” and “Overlapping widgets”. Make sure both are CHECKED.
    10) Back out of Apex Launcher Settings

    Now’s the fun part.

    1) Set the wallpaper in place. It’s a .png file, so don’t worry about the color — it’ll all work out in the end.
    2) Open a 2 x 2 UCCW widget and place it in the lower right corner of the screen (this is the clock). Click the widget — it should open UCCW. Click settings and click “Import skins”. These are the uzip files that are in the .rar file that was downloaded. Select the correct file (I have them labeled) and go back to the home screen.
    3) You’ll have to resize the widget. Hold it till you see the resize prompt and size it till it fits the entire square. Then move it into place over the clock circle. It’ll fall right into place.
    4) Do the same with the other uzip files — battery, missed, menu and weather.

    On a side note — I incorporated the Texas map into the background — if you want to change it, it’s pretty easy to do — just edit the background .png file in paint, flash or any other graphics editor and change it to whatever you want — or nothing at all.

    Hope this was complete enough — if you need help with anything else, please let me know.

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/lieutenantsword lieutenantsword

    @ChikiBujia

    You’re very welcome!

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/shadow6661 shadow6661

    can i make the menu text linked with the application ? if yes, then how ?

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/lieutenantsword lieutenantsword

    @shadow6661

    Absolutely! When you place the tile, you can edit it.

    1) Make sure you’re not in “Hotspot mode” by clicking the settings in UCCW.
    2) Edit the uzip file by clicking on it on the desktop.
    3) Click “select object” at the top of the screen.
    4) Edit the “Static Text” modules to whichever app name you want it to be
    5) Edit “Hotspots” by clicking the “Hotspots” selection under “Select Object” — The number of the hotspot is on a button on the left. Select the button number that reflects the text you edited and click the “Hotspot” button to choose the app from a list.

    When everything’s done — and this is something I nearly forgot — Remember to go to UCCW settings and turn ON Hotspot Mode. Also, it’s a good idea to lock your desktop under Settings from the desktop.

    Hope that helps.

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/lieutenantsword lieutenantsword

    @cichill

    It’s not really hard at all. UCCW is very easy to use, and once you have the hang of it, there’s almost nothing you can’t do with your layout.

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/cichill cichill

    @lieutenantsword

    nice ..

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/lieutenantsword lieutenantsword

    @cichill

    Thank you

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/honkytonk80s honkytonk80s

    THX. This screen’s Very Very Beautiful!!! Love This~

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/lieutenantsword lieutenantsword

    @honkytonk80s thank you. I really appreciate the kind words.

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/drwood drwood

    This is GREAT! Just completed setting it up on my phone.

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/lieutenantsword lieutenantsword

    @drwood

    Awesome! You should also download Zedge from the play store and get the Jarvis sounds for your ringtone and notification sounds. They really complete the theme!

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/andr0id andr0id

    @Lieutenant Sword

    When I had put the UCCW 2×2 square at the bottom right corner it doesn’t show import skins it only shows create a new skin or open uzip so what do I do?

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/lieutenantsword lieutenantsword

    @andr0id

    When you get to that screen, click your settings button and select “import skins”.

    Hope that helps.

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/wintersun wintersun

    @Lietenant Sword
    Thanks a lot it was really helpful and easy to do! looks perfect! thanks again :)

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/lieutenantsword lieutenantsword

    @wintersun

    Any time. I’m glad you like it!

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/lucasj90 lucasj90

    @lieutenantsword

    I cant get the email notification to work properly and I’ve tried to take the texas map off but it removes the layer above it that makes it dark whenever I try. Any hints?

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/lieutenantsword lieutenantsword

    Yes.

    Two things — First, remember that the Texas map is part of the background — If you’ve gotten rid of that layer, then you can place another layer for whichever state you want to replace it. Don’t forget to use your Alpha (set to about 30%) so a little of that background comes through.

    As for your E-mail, go into UCCW and select the “gmail1″ from the “select object” list. Down in “controls”, scroll all the way to the right until it asks for “Account” and “Item” (I think it says item…). Set in your gmail account, which should already be put in on your phone, and select from items what you want it to monitor (inbox, sent, etc).

    That should do it.

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/Tfalwell Tfalwell

    Can you post the PSD for the background?

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/lieutenantsword lieutenantsword

    @Tfalwell

    It was actually done in Flash CS5, not Photoshop. The .fla file can be downloaded from http:db.tt/Bzo05HKY If I remember right, I made it in only 4 layers, though I don’t think I labeled them.

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/lucasj90 lucasj90

    Thanks a lot. Love how this looks

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/lieutenantsword lieutenantsword

    @lucasj90

    Thanks!

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/andos24 andos24

    Has anyone got this to fit perfectly on the s3?

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/lieutenantsword lieutenantsword

    @andos24

    I think so. The background was fitted for the S2, but I left a little room at the top, which I’ve since learned if I put just a little more space up there, the google search fits perfectly on the S3, and there’s no gap at all on the S2. As far as the UCCW tiles fitting exactly, there’ll be a little tweaking that will need to be done, but they will fit in place as pictured.

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/andos24 andos24

    Any tips on tweaking the widgets to fit? Thanks for the info man.

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/lieutenantsword lieutenantsword

    @andos24

    If you have UCCW, and if I remember right, I included the sizes of the widgets in the uzip package. You’ll have to resize the widgets so the uzip file fills the sized area, then do a little position tweaking within UCCW. I’ve installed this screen on a GS3, and did it with very little repositioning necessary. I wish I could make it easier — maybe I could borrow a friend’s GS3 and repost the results from his phone. :)

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/andos24 andos24

    If you could it’d be awesome! But I’ll try to figure it out myself. Anyways, great screen!

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/motherconfessor motherconfessor

    @lieutenantsword Beautiful. But how can I get it to fit on a galaxy nexus? Sizes don’t quite work.

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/lieutenantsword lieutenantsword

    @motherconfessor

    Do you know the screen resolution of the Nexus?

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/djkemai djkemai

    Hi,
    Great theme. Very good job
    I try to use it on my note 2 but i guess the resolution is not really scaled on a sg2
    How can i do to scale widgets on Background on my Sgn2 pls ?

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/lieutenantsword lieutenantsword

    @djkemai

    you should be able to resize the widgets, depending on your launcher. Which launcher you using?

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/djkemai djkemai

    Hi, thx for answering me.
    Im using nova

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/lieutenantsword lieutenantsword

    @djkemai

    alright, you can definitely resize widgets with Nova. Just check your settings in Nova and make sure the resize widgets box is checked — that should be what you need. Also, you may need to edit the UCCW file just a little bit, just to make it fit.

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/djkemai djkemai

    Thank u gonna try to fix. If it doesnt work i will try to find a way to make it work

    Thx again and good job

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/lieutenantsword lieutenantsword

    @djkemai

    Thanks

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/Mathias1 Mathias1

    wow.. thanks you for share

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/lieutenantsword lieutenantsword

    @Mathias1

    Anytime.

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/st18jan st18jan