How to install themes on the iPhone 3G / 3GS, iPad or iPod Touch


27.05.2010

How to install themes on the iPhone 3G / 3GS, iPad or iPod Touch

The following guide will teach you how to install themes on the iPhone 3G / 3GS, iPad and iPod Touch. A theme is a pack of pictures and files that will customize your wallpaper, icons, springboard and even the SMS application for your specific tastes. After the installation of some needed applications, you will find lots of free themes using Cydia, in all models and size. This procedure will change every part of your phone, making it truly yours.

Before you start, there are some things to be known. In order to install themes on the iPhone 3G / 3GS, iPad or iPod touch, you need to jailbreak it first. You can do this by following our guide, for the latest firmware available at the moment: 3.1.3 or 3.2 for the iPad. Make sure to read first the dangers of a jailbreak process. After this process is complete, you should see the Cydia icon on your screen.

WinterBoard Theme

Another important part of this process is the installation of the WinterBoard. To do this, go to Cydia and search the WinterBoard. This application is free to download and it used to install and manage themes on your iPhone. Install it and then reboot the device.

The WinterBoard

The final and most important part is the actual search of the iPhone / iPad / iPod themes trough Cydia. To search for a theme, go to Cydia > Sections > Themes. You should find tons of themes, categorized for any taste. Beware, as some of them do not include the full package. They may only modify your wallpaper or just the icons so, you must take your time on deciding which one will hand on your porch.

Once you found it, install the iPhone theme using Cydia and then go to the WinterBoard, to the “Select Themes” option and then choose the one you just installed. Close the WinterBoard and wait for your iPhone to respring.That’s just about it. Good luck on customizing your device now that you just learned how to install iPhone, iPad or iPod touch themes.

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