[TUTORIAL] WidgetLocker 2.0 – The simplest mod yet

WidgetLocker is almost a staple in the Android moddification community as it ads a ton of functionality options for the lock screen on your Android device. Now, with the latest WidgetLocker update to version 2.0, modding it is easier than ever. In past versions, one had to mod the .apk file and “sign” it so the Android OS would recognize it. However, with 2.0; it’s just as easy as placing them on your “/sdcard/data/com.teslacoilsw.widgetlocker/themes” folder. Check my Dropbox in the /Widgetlocker 2.0 Themes directory for my collection of 2.0 themes. For a more advanced tutorial, click the image in this post or shoot any of the authors here an email. Enjoy!


[TUTORIAL] Minimalistic Text

So, you went and got Minimalistic Text Widget from the market? Great right! Although, many of you might be wondering how some people have managed to get a certain look with it that just doesn’t seem possible. Well, I’m here to tell you about all the most common set ups with Minimalistic Text and how to create your own. If you have any more requests, then post a comment below.

When you open the widget you will get a menu like above. But in order to get that cool look that you see some people using, you want to pay attention to the Custom Preferences. So let’s say you want to make a personalized clock. So it says Hi Matt, its 4 o clock today! Obviously with your name in place of Matt and so it actually reads the current time of the day.

The first thing you want to do is got to predefined layout, check off custom layout.

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