Google has packed a new Pixel Themes app on its upcoming Pixel 4 and here is how you can install it on your current Pixel device. Pixel phones have always offered a great, vanilla Android experience just as Google intends it, however, at the cost of customization options. Before, there wasn’t much you can do with your stock Pixel in terms of applying new fonts, themes or icon packs — within stock firmware that is. Well, that is all changing for the best with the introduction of Pixel Themes. You can download Pixel Themes APK with this guide and read on how to install it as well.
Talking about the functionality of Pixel Themes, it allows users to customize loads of different UI options. Be it fonts, icon shapes, accent colors and more. Earlier, this functionality was being tested within Developer Options but fortunately, its now official — once Pixel 4 gets launched that is. To try it on your Android 10 running Pixel phone, this is just the perfect guide.
Download Google Pixel Themes APK
Unfortunately, to get Pixel themes running on older Pixel phones, you need to go through a procedure, it isn’t like a normal APK install. For the complete install process, read ahead. If you are just looking for the Pixel Themes APK file, download it here directly:
You wont be requiring root or any system modification to install and run Pixel themes. As for now, functionality is limited to Pixel phones running Android 10.
How to Install Google Pixel Themes
Here is the complete process on how to run new Pixel Themes on your Pixel phone:
Step 1 – Download all of these APKs.
Step 2 – Just like any other APK file, install them all one by one. You would need to enable Install from Unknown Sources before if you haven’t done so.
Step 3 – Download latest Platform Tools so that you have access to ADB.
Step 5 – Run this command on command-line by shift-right clicking in the platform tools folder you downloaded in Step 3 and then clicking on open command window here.
adb shell pm grant com.google.android.apps.wallpaper android.permission.WRITE_SECURE_SETTINGS
NOTE: Your phone might throw a pop-up asking whether to allow the computer to connect, confirm it.
Step 6 – That’s it! Go to your home screen and then click on wallpapers, from there you should be able to get all the Pixel Themes customization options.