Samsung Galaxy S6 themes hit 6 million downloads

Samsung Galaxy S6 themes hit 6 million downloads
Besides coming with a metal-and-glass construction and plenty of other novelties, the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge are also Samsung's first flagship smartphones to support customizable themes. Available to download for free via the Theme Store that's pre-installed on the two handsets, these themes can completely change the aspect of TouchWiz UI. And it looks like many Galaxy S6 and S6 edge owners are liking them.

According to Samsung, its themes have been downloaded 6 million times since April, when the S6 series first hit the market. Of course, as the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge continue to be sold around the world, and more themes are added each week, the number of downloads will certainly surge. Plus, those who've already downloaded themes are likely to search for new ones when they feel the need for a visual change.

In case you're new to the Galaxy S6 or S6 edge, you'll notice that only three themes are pre-installed on the handsets. But it's really easy to find and download new ones - here's how. You can check out some of the themes that Samsung (in collaboration with various partners) is offering in the slideshow below.


source: Samsung (Twitter)

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34 Comments

1. waddup121 unregistered

When the themes seem to be doing more justice than the sales of the Phones...

5. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Keep telling yourself that. Because as far as I know, all other flagships (M9 especially) are collecting dust in stores. But I guess that's none of my business though.

9. j2001m

Posts: 3061; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

Even the very cheap lg G4 is not selling, why the Samsung s6 edge prices higher than the iPhone 6 plus is selling big time

26. vincelongman

Posts: 5746; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

I've actually seen more S6 Edges than M9s and G4s combined That being said, Apple and Samsung have probably over 80% of the market share where I live

30. Canaan

Posts: 351; Member since: May 25, 2014

Yeah, apparently G4 has only shipped 2.5 million units in nearly 2 months; Samsung shipped 10 million S6 in one month and it was called poor. The reason being that it was compared to iPhone sales; since when does not matching iPhone sales equal a barometer of success or failure?

31. javy108

Posts: 1004; Member since: Jul 27, 2014

Releasing flagships every 11 months maybe is the issue, cause youn should know many people still rocking w/S4 & S5, I think OEM's may give their flagships two-year starring role and that can even make them impress with differences between models... S3 - S5 looks so alike... not mention Sammy has SO MANY LINES such as A, J, E, S, Note, etc, etc...

2. Clars123

Posts: 1078; Member since: Mar 16, 2015

I absolutely love the BMW i8 theme

14. TyrionLannister unregistered

The material design theme is coming this Thursday. It's being designed by popular icon pack dev Samer Zayer and it looks amazing. Here's the G+ community of the theme: https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/101278797905422157071

15. Clars123

Posts: 1078; Member since: Mar 16, 2015

heard about those already...not sure it was this thursday though.......Samsung should have had those from the beginning and demonstrated them at CES

34. TyrionLannister unregistered

I already used the beta of that theme and it is awesome. The guy is also starting to make a dark material theme now.

16. Ruturaj

Posts: 1484; Member since: Oct 16, 2014

Looks like it will be awesome, good way to go for Samsung.

22. jaypenkacik

Posts: 5; Member since: Nov 13, 2012

Agree on the BMW theme. Best I have found so far for my tastes.

25. Clars123

Posts: 1078; Member since: Mar 16, 2015

Indeed.I find it to be the most material design looking theme...goes really well with a black and white wallpaper.

3. Zomer

Posts: 361; Member since: May 31, 2013

Those themes look cheap, just like the phones and their users.

6. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

I wonder if trolls like you wake up everyday, go to the comment section and just talk nonsense thinking you'll get paid for your hard work. Please go find something better to do with your time.

7. Zomer

Posts: 361; Member since: May 31, 2013

I'm actually being serious.

10. maherk

Posts: 7007; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

He is an attention wh0r€. It is obvious he is fishing for these green +.

8. hafini_27

Posts: 951; Member since: Oct 31, 2013

You must be hard to buy.

18. hohoho

Posts: 65; Member since: Dec 12, 2014

you seem ass-blasted. stay angry

27. 99nights

Posts: 1152; Member since: Mar 10, 2015

Says the dude that probably has an iphone and haven't even heard of the word 'customisation'.

32. javy108

Posts: 1004; Member since: Jul 27, 2014

Many users as human beings likes customization of devices, so if you like to use stock theme, then go ahead, but respect other customers (even though Im with you to keep the device IU)

4. maherk

Posts: 7007; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

I gotta say, after the last article and all the criticism the theme store has received(i did my own share of criticizing the cartoonish themes), Samsung offered bunch of themes that looks good and other black ones that are great for amoled screens. I also read on XDA a developer saying that he designed themes that looked like stock android and that they were approved by Samsung. We should expect them in the store by Thursday.

11. yoosufmuneer

Posts: 1518; Member since: Feb 14, 2015

Sammobile's article said 600 million.. Must be a typo on their side.

12. maherk

Posts: 7007; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

"Galaxy S6 and S6 edge themes have been downloaded more than 6 million times" Even in the article they mention 6 million, i didn't find the typo you're talking about.

19. yoosufmuneer

Posts: 1518; Member since: Feb 14, 2015

I was an early bird lol. Now they have fixed that.

13. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

here are a lot of theme in the store I like, but they don't look good n the Gold model of the phone. They would be perfect if you have the black or White model. I usually buy white Galaxy's, but I got burned out on owning so many white ones and I don't really like black. I usually use Go Launcher and I have VIP so I get to use everything free. I had so many of them installed on my Note 4, that it slowed it down. It was certainly a good idea for the OEM to provide themes vs 3rd party options. I feel Sammy shouldn't make it exclusive to S6 users. I think they should make an APK and make it installable on the S4 and any phone released after it that are in the Galaxy family. For me I found most f the theme to be too cartoony and feminine. But good overall. Thanks Samsung.

17. Tizo101

Posts: 597; Member since: Jun 05, 2015

and in other news a certain company has decided to change the font... lol

20. darkkjedii

Posts: 31534; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I have the space theme, avengers, and iron man. For those who don't know, you can still use your own wallpaper with a theme.

21. maherk

Posts: 7007; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Which color did you get? I have the gold and although i love it, it is tough to find a theme that goes along with it.

23. darkkjedii

Posts: 31534; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Black sapphire, which is actually blue. 64 gig.

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