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[APK] Download Samsung Themes app optimized for One UI/Android Pie beta

Samsung’s Android Pie/One UI beta for the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy Note 9 still doesn’t officially allow using themes and icon packs from the Samsung Themes store. We wrote about a hack to get around that limitation earlier this month, and now, a newer version of the Samsung Themes app that’s optimized for One UI is available for download. With the new app, you can use themes, icon packs, and wallpapers from the store without needing a workaround.

Usable themes limited at the moment

The new Samsung Themes app also has a One UI design, but the number of usable themes is still limited at the moment. In fact, the top themes section even fails to show anything at the moment, probably because themes need to be updated to work with the new version of Android. That limitation doesn’t apply to Always On Display themes, icon packs, and wallpapers, though. And, as expected, you cannot combine third-party themes with Android Pie’s Night mode.

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Of course, Night mode is probably going to make quite a few people turn away from themes anyway, especially now that Samsung isn’t letting free themes be used for more than 14 days.  One UI will bring higher customization possibilities, but whether that’s enough to keep people interested in the Samsung Themes store remains to be seen.

You can download the new Samsung Themes app from our database at this link. And don’t forget to check out our One UI (Android Pie) feature focus series to see what the latest version of Android brings to Samsung devices. Also see if your Galaxy device is eligible for the Android Pie update.

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Vuk995
Vuk995

How to download apk, from apk section when it os not working?

Does that issue has to do anything with us using new internet browser that os meant for Pie? I am using that app, and cant download anything, but i could with other device that has old browser

Moosehead1
Moosehead1

Abhijeet, Any updates on the Samsung AR Emojis. You mentioned you would ask Samsung.. Lets us users know.

Biransahin
Biransahin

I will still use the theme store. I get bored with themes anyway and change them every week. And if you want to keep the same theme just install Package Disabler Pro for Samsung from the Google playstore, no root required, and disable Samsung Themes and Themes after you install the theme of choice. It only costs a few dollars and you can disable other stuff you don’t need, being careful not to uninstall any system apps. It stops themes from expiring, though make sure you clear the data in the themes apps via the disabler app. You need to… Read more »

locarno
locarno

Does this work on Oreo ?

Biransahin
Biransahin

No, and this isn’t even a full theme store, it’s only for those who are using One UI beta.