Make Samsung Galaxy Pocket statusbar transparent

Preparation

  • Notepad++ or other similiar application
  • SystemUi.apk from deodex stockrom
  • Download Apk Multi Tool
  • Download Flashable zip
  • Launcher that support transparant mode (ex: experia launcher)

Make transparent statusbar

  1. Decompile systemui.apk
  2. go to projects\SystemUI.apk\res\layout
  3. Open status_bar.xml using notpad++ (or other similar application)
  4. Find this code (usually in line 2)

    <com.android.systemui.statusbar.StatusBarView

    change value in android background

    android:background=”#ff000000″

    become

    android:background=”#00000000

  5. Next find this code

    <com.android.systemui.statusbar.DateView

    Change value in android background

    android:background=”#ff000000″

    become

    android:background=”#00000000

  6. Save and close status_bar.xm
  7. Recompile systemui.apk, make sure no error when compile
  8. In keep folder delete Resource.arsc
  9. Go to \res\layout then delete status_bar.xml
  10. Insert recompile systemui.apk to flashable zip, inside \res\layout directories. This step need for prevent bootloop
  11. Copy flashable zip in sdcard
  12. Reboot device and do flashing trough CWM

note:

  • Use CWM (clockworkmod) is recommended instead using default recovery, in some case it`s failed when using default recovery for Flashable Zip Galaxy Pocket
  • This modification is working perfectly using stockrom

Do With Your Own Risk

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