Some people like to use native Android, because the system is pure and smooth as well as security, as well as the earliest access to the new system update privilege; some people like to use third-party custom Android system, because of its higher playability, and which The function of the replaceable theme is welcomed by a public player.
(Using Launcher to replace the theme, but generally limited to the main screen)
However, for the original Android users, want to change the theme of this matter may be very difficult. The original Android users want to change the theme, there are so few operations, install a third party launcher (Launher), but only can change the main screen and icon style, more restrictions; if you want to modify the entire system theme, Root, access to modify the system permissions, install a third party theme engine, or is to brush into the third party ROM to install a variety of themes.
Does it sound like a lot of trouble? Do not worry, the actual operation of some of the white is more trouble.
(Theme shop on Samsung mobile phone)
Many OEM manufacturers, including Sony, Samsung, HTC, millet, a plus, etc., are for their own equipment to join their own theme engine, in addition to change the main screen and icon style, you can also adjust the notification panel style, but also Changing the shape and layout of the virtual key (if any), you can also change the style of the lock screen interface, but also modify the other system UI level factors.
However, the native Android users soon do not have to envy those flirtatious beaches that have good-looking skin. With the introduction of Android Oero (Android 8.0) system updates, native Android is also expected to use a variety of personalized themes, and more importantly, users do not need Root can be used.
(Substratum theme engine)
Substratum is one of the most popular theme engines on the Android system, many third-party custom ROM are built-in theme engine, in addition to the Samsung Galaxy series equipped with Android 7.0 and above system of mobile phones, need Root Can be used.
XDA God in the Android 8.0 system after digging found that the operation of the system can be modified by ADB instructions to open and close, and no Root. Eat Android 8.0 users will soon be in the case of Root system without the use of Substratum, and great God said that the fastest next week can be used.
(Subject to RRO)
Android 8.0 can not replace the theme of the root, in addition to the efforts of God, in fact, with the Android system itself, some of the new features also have a relationship. As early as a few years ago, Google will Sony's Runtime Resource Overlay (RRO) theme engine, and in the Android 6.0 era into the native Android, and RRO eventually became the Android system Overlay Manager Service (OMS), which Also Substratum can work on the basis of Android.
(The short theme option that appeared briefly on Android 6.0 preview)
In fact, as early as Android 6.0 is still in beta, Google had in the first developer preview system to add a dark theme options, but the final version of the system in the cancellation, perhaps taking into account the system stability and Application compatibility issues.
(Theme selection on Android 8.0 preview)
In this year's Android 8.0, the first two developers preview version, by opening the System UI Tuner option, you can see a "change the theme of the device" option, in the final version of Android 8.0 has also been canceled. But even canceled, it also means that Android 8.0 is actually a native support for the theme, but Google did not completely open the interface.
Substratum's development team said it will release a Substratum application for Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P in a week. Users running Android 8.0 devices can download and use the Substratum theme, while the theme is available in the Play Store turn up.
However, Substratum application may not be completely free, but for the desire to beautify the system of native Android users, this must be a benefit, because you do not have to root your phone, do not have those cumbersome operation, if you are interested, love Fan children will be the first time to experience.