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Old 04-11-2006, 10:52 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello all...

I have a client with a new 7100G. He is used to having the standard 'icon desktop' display that his old BB had. This one currently has a text 'menu' that he can scroll through.

Is it possible to change the main 'desktop' on the 7100G to the (what I would call) the 'regular icon BB desktop'?

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Check for a couple of items here and you will be pleasantly surprised.

Plazmic theme builder (lets you create your own themes)

Icon sets. ( there are a couple of sets out there)

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^^^^
much like this one: Icons For Themes
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Those look very neat, but appear to be step 5. I need step 2. What I am saying is that I need more background on the concept...
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Ooops. He probably has it on List mode. I do not believe that the 7100g (recalling from memory) can be changed to Icon mode. You could try looking for OS updates, but thats about it I believe.
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Ooops. He probably has it on List mode. I do not believe that the 7100g (recalling from memory) can be changed to Icon mode. You could try looking for OS updates, but thats about it I believe.
just go to options then themes should be bbicon, activate that theme and your good to go or for instance the tmobile,vodafone,etc themes are all icon themes, or he can upgrade his os and use plazmic themes, and even the zen theme.
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I don't know about any carriers other than Cingular, but for them, the 7100g is list-theme-only, unless you upgrade to another carrier's OS. The HK CSL 4.1 OS includes the Cingular theme that is also on the 8700c (for all I know, this could be normal behavior for BB OS updates, so other carriers' updates might, as well). That theme is a VAST improvement over the included list theme. That update also adds the Insight icon theme, which isn't nearly as nice, IMHO. I do essentially all the BlackBerry deployments and support at my work, and ending the list-theme complaints alone, is worth the time spent on the 4.1 upgrade. LOL

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I don't know about any carriers other than Cingular, but for them, the 7100g is list-theme-only, unless you upgrade to another carrier's OS. The HK CSL 4.1 OS includes the Cingular theme that is also on the 8700c (for all I know, this could be normal behavior for BB OS updates, so other carriers' updates might, as well). That theme is a VAST improvement over the included list theme. That update also adds the Insight icon theme, which isn't nearly as nice, IMHO. I do essentially all the BlackBerry deployments and support at my work, and ending the list-theme complaints alone, is worth the time spent on the 4.1 upgrade. LOL
Yep, when I first bought my 7100g it only had one theme, the standard list. Now that I've upgraded the os to hong kong .310 I have more themes than I know what to do with. Several very cool icon themes. I use the Vodaphone. Love it.
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make that vodafone!
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