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How do I install themes on my R4? I used to have themes on it, but then they updated the firmware so i replaced it with the latest, but the latest didn't have the themes folder in it, and I'm wondering where I put the folder: In the _system_? And if so, where? Please help me. I already have some themes except I need help putting them in.
 

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When I got my R4 i thought the same.
There is two ways
1.Download your theme and extract all the files to the _system_ folder
2.Make a folder called themes in _system_ and in the folder themes make theme01, theme02 so on (P.S. press select to change the theme when you are at the r4 screen(P.S. You can make the themes up to theme12(P.S. sorry for saying P.S. so much(P.S. I like saying P.S.))))
 

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Tanmay said:
When I got my R4 i thought the same.
There is two ways
1.Download your theme and extract all the files to the _system_ folder
2.Make a folder called themes in _system_ and in the folder themes make theme01, theme02 so on (P.S. press select to change the theme when you are at the r4 screen(P.S. You can make the themes up to theme12(P.S. sorry for saying P.S. so much(P.S. I like saying P.S.))))

Lol, I haven't tested it yet, But I WILL. Thanks for the tip, and...

P.S(xD) Thanks again and WELCOME to GBAtemp!

EDIT
Thanks, it works, my problem was that the folders were in Capitals, well, the first letter. Thanks again!
 

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juz some advance tips if u gotten some themes tat won't show etc.

1)make sure ur R4 themes pic (logo.bmp, icons.bmp, bckgrd_1.bmp, bckgrd_2.bmp)(MUS HAVE 4)are in the size of 144kb
if they r not....use the skin (given together wif official firmware) juz copy pic n paste to the 144kb one(skins r in 144 size)
2)make sure the resolution r correct:- 256x192 pixel
3)if there is no theme.ini file juz copy other themes' (ones) n paste it to tat theme folder
4)get used to it n mayb you b making themes yourself
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davislim said:
juz some advance tips if u gotten some themes tat won't show etc.

1)make sure ur R4 themes pic (logo.bmp, icons.bmp, bckgrd_1.bmp, bckgrd_2.bmp)(MUS HAVE 4)are in the size of 144kb
if they r not....use the skin (given together wif official firmware) juz copy pic n paste to the 144kb one(skins r in 144 size)
2)make sure the resolution r correct:- 256x192 pixel
3)if there is no theme.ini file juz copy other themes' (ones) n paste it to tat theme folder
4)get used to it n mayb you b making themes yourself
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Yeah, I noticed some themes weren't compatible. Now I know why. xD
 

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Dr.Stiles said:
Tanmay said:
When I got my R4 i thought the same.
There is two ways
1.Download your theme and extract all the files to the _system_ folder
2.Make a folder called themes in _system_ and in the folder themes make theme01, theme02 so on (P.S. press select to change the theme when you are at the r4 screen(P.S. You can make the themes up to theme12(P.S. sorry for saying P.S. so much(P.S. I like saying P.S.))))

Lol, I haven't tested it yet, But I WILL. Thanks for the tip, and...

P.S(xD) Thanks again and WELCOME to GBAtemp!

EDIT
Thanks, it works, my problem was that the folders were in Capitals, well, the first letter. Thanks again!


Thanks for the mention of capitalisation - none of the videos or other help has mentioned that (I kept downloading skins, moving cart to DS, booting, hitting select to find no change - frustrating!)
 
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