How to Install Windows Phone 7.5 theme in AOKP/ Cyanogen Mod 10 Loaded Android Phone

Windows 7.5If you are on the latest version of AOKP Cyanogen MOD 10 firmware update then we will guide you on how you can easily install this Windows 7.5 theme in your Android phone which are on the AOKP or in the Cyanogen mod 10 loaded firmware. Please be informed that just in case if you would like to apply this update then you need to make sure that you are on the AOKP / Cyanogen mod 10 version which you can find from the path “Settings > About phone”. Please follow all the instructions mentioned in this article. Do let us know if you are not on the Cyanogen Mod 10 or in the AOKP firmware build. This theme looks very attractive and also whole layout looks like the native build of Windows Phone and surely you won’t miss owning the Windows Phone.

Disclaimer: Follow all the instructions carefully mentioned in this article, we should not be held responsible in any manner if your device doesn’t boot up or gets bricked due to not following the instructions.

For your convenience, we have also mentioned below the screen captures which will further help you to know on how this firmware looks like. Irrespective of the device you have, you can apply this theme, the only condition being that the device should be on the AOKP / Cyanogen Mod 10 firmware.

With the help of below steps, backup all the data present in your phone as there is a possibility that the data might get lost in the process of firmware update. So ensure that you are backing all the data manually and not with the help of any PC suites.

SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log – Call Log and Restore
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to internal / External SD Card,
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names

Also, ensure that the minimum battery charge left in the device is not less than 50% so as to make sure that the device doesn’t get turned off in the middle of firmware update. All the antivirus suites should be disabled / uninstalled as these tend to interrupt the process of theme application process.


So assuming that you have followed all the above mentioned instructions, you can now proceed to the next step where we have summed up a detailed tutorial on how to apply this firmware update.

Procedure to Apply Windows 7.5 theme in AOKP / CM10 based Firmware:

  • Download the Windows 7.5 theme package from here to your computer. Once downloaded, you now need to connect your device to the computer with the help of USB cable. Once connected, place the downloaded zip file in your device. Ensure that you are not placing the file deep into the device.
  • Once the file is placed, disconnect the device and turn off the same so that it can be entered in the recovery mode. Download the “ROM Manager” app from the Google PLAY Store and flash the clock work mod recovery in your device and once it’s installed, boot the device into the clock work mod recovery by selecting the corresponding option in the “ROM Manager” app.
  • In recovery mode, select “install zip from sd card” > “choose zip from sd card” and then choose the Windows Phone 7.5 theme package which you have placed in your device. Once its selected, you now need to wait for 5 -6 minutes till the update is applied.

Note: Just in case if the device doesn’t boot up or say gets into the boot loop sequence, you need to long press the power button or reinsert the battery to turn off the device and retry the whole process from start.

Do let us know in the comments section just in case if you face any issues as we will try our level best to sort out the same. So there you go, you have now successfully installed the theme of Windows 7.5 in your Android phone by following the instructions mentioned above.


1 Comment

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  1. Sal

    September 7, 2012 at 8:00 pm

    Why do I need to flash this? isn’t it just a theme? You don’t need to flash themes, right?

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