BlackBerry Theme Builder features
You can use the BlackBerry Theme Builder to design unique looks for all screens on the BlackBerry device by changing items such as the banner icons, fonts, backgrounds, and buttons.
You can use this feature to customize banners. You can create full-screen banners and hide individual banner items. You can position, size, and add new banner icons.
|Customizable backgrounds for the Home screen||
You can change the background of the Home screen. Depending on the theme layout type, the following screens can have a different background:
|Customizable Application list||
You can change the icon and the icon with focus for each application on the device.
You can add links to webpages from the Application list screen. When aBlackBerry device user clicks the application icon, the webpage opens.
|Customizable menus, buttons, title bars, lists, and search fields||
You can change the appearance of the UI controls that display on the device, including the following:
|Customizable Message list||
You can change the font, background, and icons for messages. You can also change the color of messages that are sent with high priority.
|Customizable phone screens||
You can change font color, icons, and buttons for the Phone Hotlist.
|Customizable Lock screen||
You can change the font, background, and image for the lock icon on the Lock screen. You can also add an animation to the screen, move items around on the screen, and layer the Lock screen over the banner.
|Customizable indicators for global items||
You can customize the following indicators that can appear on all device screens:
|Animation for screens||
You can add an animation to the Home screen and Lock screen using .svg files.
You can add screen transitions such as zooms, slides, wipes, and fades.
|Catalogs for images and colors||
You can save images and colors that you can use again in any theme.
|Customizable cursor navigation||
You can specify the order that the cursor moves from item to item on the Home screen in custom theme layouts.
You can open a recent theme that you worked on or another saved theme, create a new theme, or access learning resources and the BlackBerry Theme Builder community. The Quickstart screen also indicates when a new version of the BlackBerry Theme Builder is available for you to download.
You can install or preview themes directly on a device. You can also remove themes from the device using the BlackBerry Theme Builder.
|Integration with the BlackBerry Smartphone Simulator||
You can see how your theme appears on a specific device model before you distribute the theme.
|Adobe Photoshop file compatibility||
You can import Adobe Photoshop .psd files directly into the BlackBerry Theme Builder.