How To: Get The Galaxy S6 Theme Engine On A Samsung Galaxy S4, S5 Or Note 4

Galaxy S6 Theme Engine On A Samsung Galaxy S4, S5 Or Note 4

Samsung’s Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 may just have been recently released, but they are already dominating the market.  Their appeal lies in a combination of good specs and great

new features.

One of the most in-demand features of the Samsung Galaxy S6 is its Theme Engine.  With the Theme Engine, you can change the entire look of your device.

If you have an older Samsung flagship and are really envious of Galaxy S6 users for the Theme Engine, we have a way that you can get it on your device.  This method will work with the following Samsung devices:

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4
  • Samsung Galaxy S4
  • Samsung Galaxy S5

If you have one of these devices, follow along with our guide below and get the Theme Engine installed.

Prepare your device:

  1. You need to have root access on your device. if you are not already rooted, do so.
  2. You need to be already running Lollipop, Stock Android (TouchWiz).
  3. You need a root browser. Download Root Explorer Here.
  4. After downloading and installing Root Explorer, set the permisions to rw-r-r- for every copied APK file.
  5. You need BusyBox script installed. Get the BusyBox app Here
  6. You need an unzipper app. We recommend WinRAR
  7. Download Lollipop_Themes_Enables.ZIP Here.

Enable Theme Engine On A Samsung Galaxy Note 4, S4, and S5:

  1. Launch the BusyBox app to install the script
  2. Unzip the Lollipop_Themes_Enables.ZIP.
  3. Open Root Explorer app.
  4. Go to the folder where you placed the extracted zip file from step 2. You should see two folders: app and csc.
  5. Open the app folder and copy its contents to System > App on your device. Ensure set permissions.
  6. Launch csc folder. Copy the theme_app_list.xml file to System>csc on your device.
  7. Go to the Systems > etc directory. Tap and hold on floating_feature.xml. Tap on edit.
  8. There will be several sting codes inside this file. Find the following: <SEC_FLOATING_FEATURE_COMMON_CONFIG_CHANGEABLE_UI></SEC_FLOATING_FEATURE_COMMON_CONFIG_CHANGEABLE_UI>
  9. Edit the string code to add “themev2” so it looks as follows: <SEC_FLOATING_FEATURE_COMMON_CONFIG_CHANGEABLE_UI>themev2</SEC_FLOATING_FEATURE_COMMON_CONFIG_CHANGEABLE_UI>
  10. Save the changes that you made.
  11. Close Root Explorer.
  12. Restart your device.

After your device has restarted, tap and hold anywhere on your home screen.

You should now get the Themes option.  Choosing that will bring you to Theme Engine.


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