[Theme Q&A] Frequently Asked Questions On MIUI Theme & Their Answers!

2016-11-17 10:06:44
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Edited by kabbu1 at 2016-11-19 07:36 PM

Hello MI Fans,
Based on your Feedback and Questions we have Prepared there answers and solution.


1. How to create MIUI designer account? What are it's benefits?
A. To create a Designer Account. (Create a Mi Account first if you don't have one)
Go to http://designer.xiaomi.com/ and login with your mi account > Set up designer account > Choose "Individual designer" >Upload a clear photo of yours >Get  Approval within 3 working days.

Benefits of designer account :-
  • You can create you own Theme.
  • Many users face Error 402 - third party theme error when applying downloaded theme with designer account you can avoid this error.
  • You can also upload Wallpapers and Ringtones to MIUI Theme Store.

2. How to design/develop MIUI Theme?
A. Follow these steps -
1. MIUI Theme Designer ID: create your designer ID : http://designer.xiaomi.com/, approval process will take 3 to 4 working days.
This ID is required to upload and manage your themes.

2. Software for design: Adobe Photoshop (very convenient for .9 patch), adobe illustrator and GIMP

3. Software for development: Notepad++, Geany, SublimeText, Vim, Emacs, MIUI Theme Editor - Online MIUI Theme Editor / Offline MIUI Theme Editor [6.6.30
If you are new to MIUI Theme creation, kindly follow below points:

  Firstly, a theme concept is required can be very simple and mainly the concept should be reflected through design by all the screens.

Story Boards:
This can be very simple scribbles, story boards always helps to save working time and to see output preview in the very beginning.

Design your first theme as per your own style. But going forward try to come with new style base on theme concept.

You can develop in two ways.
1.After getting designer ID, login and go to the Top Menu > Theme Editor. For the first theme, try to develop through online theme Editor as this is helpful for new theme designers who don't have mi phone.
2. Download MIUI Theme Editor and develop (Requires mi phone to test the theme).

upload the final theme through designer ID, It usually takes 2 to 3 working days to be online (theme store)
3. Where can i find tutorials to develop MIUI Theme?
A. Mi Official Team is sharing Developing Guides Here
  • Other MIUI Developing Guides are Here

4. How can i backup Theme?
A. Go to Theme store>my account>customise theme>backup.

5. How To Change System Font In MIUI 8 ?
A. How To Change System Font In MIUI 8 Without Root

6. How can i find MIUI 4/5/6/7 Theme ?
A.  Head over to  http://zhuti.xiaomi.com you can find MIUI 5/6/7 Themes there.You can explore Wallpapers,Ringtones and Fonts too.

7. How to download .mtz file of a theme in PC ? or                                     
How to download .mtz file of a theme whose name is in chinese ?
A. Here is the method to download those themes.

8. How to Use Chinese themes from Global ROM?
A. Apply for MIUI designer account....How? Check answer 1 in this thread.
Once your account is activated you can download and import theme mtz and apply chinese/global/3rd party themes.But paid themes won't work on Global ROM.

9. How to apply Downloaded theme from Mi Community Forum ?
A. Go to themes >offline>Scroll down to import>select mtz file > once import done apply theme.



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2016-11-17 10:06:44
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Very useful thread :)
2016-11-17 10:14:57
Very useful thread.

2016-11-17 11:29:58

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Global Star Venu | from Redmi 3S


very useful thread;-)
2016-11-19 06:33:23
very informative and useful thread.
2016-11-19 11:37:29
Okk I got it
2016-11-21 01:50:20

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anyone design a dragon ball super theme plz
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gr8 information
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