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Skeuomorph Android Homescreen by davy_crockett - MyColorscreen
Custom Wallpaper

DISCOVER

beautiful homescreens

LEARN

to build your own
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  • http://mycolorscreen.com/grizzly19 grizzly19

    This is GREAT!!!

    Can you share your wallpaper please : )

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/explodia explodia

    The steps doesn’t show everything I’m afraid :( can you post them here? Can’t fully see steps 4, 5 and 6

  • http://mycolorscreen.com/davy_crockett davy_crockett

    Compete instructions can be found in this Reddit comment I made. Also check the post itself for a bunch of links to apps and files that will help you make this.

    http://www.reddit.com/r/Android/comments/16hp5q/made_this_homescreen_using_a_photo_of_real/c7wrek1

Tutorial

  1. 1. Decide which apps you want on your homescreen. Make a list.
  2. 2. Pick a real life item that you have access to to represent each app on the list.
  3. 3. Arrange the items for a photograph. This part is tricky because the items have to be lined up just right. I took the photo with my phone cam
  4. 4. Install Apex Launcher or something similar. Increase the number of spaces on your app grid to around 9 vertical, 7 horizontal. This allows y
  5. 5. Once your wallpaper is correctly lined up (remember to leave blank space for your notification bar and dock if necessary), begin placing ico
  6. 6. Now your homescreen should look super cluttered, with icons all over it. The next step is to make the icons invisible. First, open Apex's se
  7. 7. Use an app like MultiPicture Live Wallpaper to set a different wallpaper image for each homescreen.

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Date Added: Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 at 12:46 am

Each of the items in the wallpaper photograph can be tapped on to open the appropriate app. Tapping on the headphones opens a music player, the map opens Maps, etc.


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