Customizing and theming your android device can be real fun. Android gives its users a lot of options to customize their UI. But, it is only limited to icon packs, wallpapers, widgets and app drawer style. However, we do have the option of custom roms ( like Cyanogenmod, Paranoid Android, mahdi etc. ) which give us an extra feature called the theme engine. Theme engine allows us to take Android UI customization to the next level. Theme engines run CM themes that override the system UI and allows us to customize stock apps, navigation bars, battery logos and the overall UI as well. These are our top 5 best cyanogenmod themes:
This awesome theme by Arz Bhatia is my favourite and most used theme. This theme changes the boring old navigation bar buttons, the drop down notifications style and the toggle buttons. The toggles buttons are replaced by cool looking glyphs. The settings app is given a really cool look as well. Get it here
Also comes in other colour variations
Another brilliant one brilliant one by Arz Bhatia. Similar looking themes, but with a different style and colour scheme. Get it here
Flux is designed with pixel perfect precision to give your phone a completely new modern look and feel! With high quality graphics and full of features, you will enjoy using your phone! Flux theme is compatible with CM11/PA (and every other rom with the new Theme Engine included) and works best with xxhdpi & xhdpi screen resolutions.
This thme puts emphasis on flat and classy design with muted colors.
-dialog windows and popups
-holo white and dark elements
-google plus action bar
-ringtone, notification, and alarm sound
5. Android Lollipop 5.0 theme for CM11 by Nucleoid
Even though Lollipop has been released, it will only be limited to a very few devices for a few months. But, that doesnt stop us from experiencing it on those devices. This theme is designed to work on Cyanogen latest theme engine, it will change the look of your smartphone and will resemble the new style of the upcoming android version “Lollipop”.
Android L Theme offers you as close of an experience of having Android L on your phone as possible. Every element has been carefully themed and revised. Everything is included in the package- Style, icons, boot animation, alarms, notification, ringtones, wallpaper…