Nokia s40 theme creation with Carbide UI
Nokia s40 theme creation with Carbide UI are easy. Just need to copy – paste the image used for the theme.
With Carbide UI we can make S40 theme or S60 theme,not only for Nokia s40 theme creation. Can I said that Carbide UI can be used to make themes for all types of Nokia. Nokia Series 40 (S40) types are like 5300, 6300, X3, 6500, and others… that used Nokia java firmware, not Symbian.
Choose create theme…
There will be show up New Theme windows. In this case, choose series 40 theme.
From this window that inform you can make S40 and S60 theme, S60 audio theme that contain set of sound.
After choose series 40 theme, will appear the interface. At the left you will see resource, at the center will show preview and image properties that used, right side show gallery… like mini preview of all screen.
You can create a new or edit existing theme. Make new one will need more time then editing. If you like somethings in other theme… will be more easy with editing. But… remember the copyrights.
To change background, choose one screen. Then just klik at preview windows. Make sure to choose the right part. The simple way is you copy image from Windows Explorer first, then paste at the part you select before. Fullscreen background on Nokia S40 have 240 x 320 pixel size. You better make an appropriate image size than using the image larger or smaller. This will effect the file size of theme. Your mobile phone will cannot use theme with very large size capacity.
Look the picture… You can paste at red mark parts, choose one. Or you can use keyboard Ctrl + V.
Remember to choose the right parts !!!
Change the background one by one. Choose the screen … on mini preview and change background or other parts on preview with the same way, copy… paste…
To change icon… use the same way, and another parts is the same.
You can personalize the calendar background too…
Need attention on change the icon. Icon have three image that can be different or same image. List… will show icon image on list view, grid… on grid view, animated… if you have animated image.
Tab view background… if you personalize will show different background for each menu tab.
If so… now compile the theme.
Choose the option that mark red. Series 40 theme v3.0 that used for S40 v3 family like 5300, 6300, etc. V2.0 are different … usually use LCD screen more smaller. At the right side, check all option… If you not uncheck sound mean you not include sound at your theme. Your theme will be use .nth file format (Nokia Theme).
Transfer that file to your mobile phone with bluetooth or cable or IR (Infra Red) then apply.
How about your theme??? Good???
If you are confuse, or have question… ask me. I hope I can help you…
Carbide UI download (not just for Nokia s40 theme creation with Carbide UI).
Need icons and highlight as source to making theme?? See Source download page.
Free download S40 theme….. see page Nokia 5300 themes gallery.