How to make a Nokia s40 theme *.nth file

January 7th, 2013 by admin | Posted under MOBILE, WINDOWS.

 

First step, go to your desktop and make an empty WinZip file.

1. right click on your desktop

2. click New

3. Create new Zip Archive.

4. rename it as name.zip

Then you open the name.zip file.

You imaginary draw the look out of the theme. And collect the material of the theme such as wallpaper, icon, slide show, menu background, phone off & on sound and other. Then you move all material to name.zip file on your desktop. and create a new text file on this folder and rename it “theme_descriptor.xml” then open it with notepad and type following data.

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<?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”UTF-8″?>
<!DOCTYPE theme PUBLIC “-//NOKIA//DTD THEME 2.0//EN” “theme.dtd”>
<theme name=”Vista” version=”2.0″>
<colors
display=”main”
header_font_color=”0x0″
status_area_font_color=”0xffffff”
softkey_font_color=”0x0″
idle_font_color=”0xffffff”
active_idle_active_font_color=”0xffffff”
active_idle_content_background_color=”0xffffff” />
<menu_item
item_id=”callregister”
list_view_icon=”log.png”
grid_view_icon=”log1.png”
animating_grid=”log.gif”
app_specific_bg=”wallpaper1proper.jpg” />
<menu_item
item_id=”settings”
list_view_icon=”set.png”
grid_view_icon=”set1.png”
animating_grid=”set.gif”
app_specific_bg=”Vista.JPG” />
<menu_item
item_id=”organizer”
list_view_icon=”Clock0.png”
grid_view_icon=”Clock.png”
animating_grid=”lock.gif”
app_specific_bg=”Vista.JPG” />
<menu_item
item_id=”gallery”
list_view_icon=”gall.png”
grid_view_icon=”gall1.png”
animating_grid=”gall.gif”
app_specific_bg=”Vista.JPG” />
<menu_item
item_id=”services”
list_view_icon=”ser0.png”
grid_view_icon=”ser1.png”
animating_grid=”ser.gif”
app_specific_bg=”wallpaper1proper.jpg” />
<menu_item
item_id=”media”
list_view_icon=”Vista.png”
grid_view_icon=”Vista0.png”
animating_grid=”med.gif”
app_specific_bg=”Mediaplay.jpg” />
<menu_item
item_id=”applications”
list_view_icon=”app1.png”
grid_view_icon=”app.png”
animating_grid=”app.png”
app_specific_bg=”vista-800.JPG” />
<menu_item
item_id=”contacts”
list_view_icon=”User0.png”
grid_view_icon=”User1.png”
animating_grid=”user.gif”
app_specific_bg=”vista-800.JPG” />
<menu_item
item_id=”simatk”
list_view_icon=”sim1.png”
grid_view_icon=”sim.png”
animating_grid=”sim.png”
app_specific_bg=”vista-800.JPG” />
<menu_item
item_id=”messages”
list_view_icon=”mess1.png”
grid_view_icon=”mess.png”
animating_grid=”mess.gif”
app_specific_bg=”vista-800.JPG” />
<menu_item
item_id=”extras”
app_specific_bg=”vista-800.JPG” />
<wallpaper
main_display_graphics=”wallpaper1proper.jpg” />
<screensaver
main_display_graphics=”Screensaver.gif” />
<background
main_default_bg=”vista-800.JPG”
grid_menu_bg=”Vista.JPG” />
<calendar_bg
january=”xp.jpg”
february=”xp.jpg”
march=”xp.jpg”
april=”xp.jpg”
may=”xp.jpg”
june=”xp.jpg”
july=”xp.jpg”
august=”xp.jpg”
september=”xp.jpg”
october=”xp.jpg”
november=”xp.jpg”
december=”xp.jpg” />
<radio_audio_bg
radio_bg=”Mediaplay.jpg”
audio_bg=”Mediaplay.jpg” />
<startup
main_display_graphics=”wallpaper1proper.jpg”
tone=”WindowsXP .mp3″
duration=”4000″ />
<shutdown
main_display_graphics=”Vista.JPG”
tone=”nt_sound_shutdown.mp3″
duration=”4000″ />
<transformation_open
main_display_graphics=”vista-800.JPG”
duration=”5000″ />
<transformation_close
main_display_graphics=”vista-800.JPG”
duration=”5000″ />
</theme>

 

 

Now rename your file name on your name.zip folder as following name.

    1. “wallpaper1proper.jpg” (your wallpaper name which is set as your main wallpaper)
    2. “Screensaver.gif” (your Screen saver name which is set as your Screen saver)
    3. “gall.png” (gallary icon)
    4. “gall1.png” (gallari icon 2)
    5. “gall.gif” (gallari icon 3)
    6. “User.png” (contact icon)
    7. “User0.png” (contact icon 2)
    8. “User1.png” (contact icon 3)
    9. “sim.png” (sim service icon)
    10. “sim1.png” (sim service icon 2)
    11. “mess.gif” (message icon)
    12. “mess.png” (message icon 2)
    13. “mess1.png” (message icon 3)
    14. “set.png” (setting icon)
    15. “set1.png” (setting icon 2)
    16. “set.gif” (setting icon 3)
    17. “ser.png”(servuce icon)
    18. “ser1.png”(servuce icon 2)
    19. “ser.gif”(servuce icon3)
    20. “app.png”(application icon)
    21. “app1.png”(application icon2)
    22. “Clock.png”(alarm clock icon)
    23. “lock.gif” (alarm clock icon 2)
    24. “clock0.png”(alarm clock icon 3)
    25. “log.png” (call log icon)
    26. “log1.png” (call log icon 2)
    27. “log.gif” (call log icon 3)
    28. “nt_sound_shutdown.mp3” (shut down sound)
    29. “WindowsXP .mp3” (start up sound)
    30. “med.gif” (media icon)
    31. “Vista.png” (medi icon 1)
    32. “Vista0.png” (medi icon 2)
    33. “vista-800.JPG” (menu background image)

Then you rename your zip file name.zip to name.nth (theme name.nth)

Hence, your theme is complete

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