Samsung launches new themes for the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge

Samsung launches new themes for the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge
If you have a Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 edge, you probably already discovered that these are Samsung's first flagship smartphones which support custom themes - as part of the new and enhanced TouchWiz UI that runs on top of Android Lollipop.

Samsung seems committed to adding new themes on a regular basis, and this week it released 9 new ones (from light and cheerful, to slightly darker), all of which are available from the dedicated Theme Store that's pre-installed on the S6 series handsets.

Like all the other themes you'll find in the store, the new ones can be downloaded for free, and can thoroughly change the aspect of TouchWiz, modifying not just your wallpaper and icons, but also sub-menus.

In case you don't know how to download and change themes on the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, our quick tutorial will help you.

Mind you, when you first buy a Galaxy S6 or S6 edge, you'll only find three themes on board, but that's because Samsung didn't want to pre-install too many of them. It's more convenient for users to download only the themes that they like after browsing the Theme Store.


via: Sam Mobile

Related phones

Galaxy S6
  • Display 5.1" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 7 Octa, Octa-core, 2100 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 2550 mAh(23h 3G talk time)
Galaxy S6 edge
  • Display 5.1" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 7 Octa, Octa-core, 2100 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 2600 mAh(26h talk time)

FEATURED VIDEO

30 Comments

1. LuckySwitz

Posts: 26; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

I like the flat-styled one..number 6!!

5. vincelongman

Posts: 5745; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

Do you mean number 5? Number 6 isn't flat

9. AnTuTu

Posts: 1621; Member since: Oct 14, 2012

These themes are more girlish. Need something like Buzz Launcher like themes. Dear theme developers, please look at Buzz Launcher and get some ideas from there.

10. waddup121 unregistered

5 and 6 wooo

2. boltman

Posts: 24; Member since: May 15, 2015

Just ugly

11. maherk

Posts: 6999; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

I agree. I was thrilled when Samsung announced that they are releasing a theme store for the S6, but that turned to a huge disappointment since i got the S6 Edge. The themes SUCKKK, they are focusing just on what the Korean market want, which is hello kitty kinda themes. I can pick just 2-3 themes out of the whole store that i can use, and even those aren't that great.

17. iushnt

Posts: 3138; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

My friend has been enjoying the themes.. It's personal preference I gueaa

18. iushnt

Posts: 3138; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

Guess *

3. GeekMovement unregistered

Not sure I like any of them...

4. .KRATOS.

Posts: 442; Member since: Mar 15, 2013

Release a stock android theme

19. iushnt

Posts: 3138; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

Stock Android theme is the most boring. Don't judge these themes by looking 3 pictures. It's usually different when using.

6. mistercarter

Posts: 360; Member since: Sep 01, 2011

what a waste of time... release themes that look like made by a 4 year old, is it so hard to ask for something stylish Samsung? Sony has some cool themes, specially some made by real developers

16. Jason2k13

Posts: 1469; Member since: Mar 28, 2013

Your comparing Samsung's way of theming to Sony? With Sony the main changes you see is new wallpaper and the capacitive buttons may change as well as new colours on side bars. It's nothing compared to the way Samsung does it and Samsung just need better developers for there themes.

7. Clars123

Posts: 1078; Member since: Mar 16, 2015

There are a lot of themes that haven't been mentioned....my current one is the BMW theme....really accentuates the flat material design paper look I think most of the designers are from Korea..some have that pink/Hello Kitty vibe

8. frankg

Posts: 173; Member since: May 14, 2014

Great, but where is the stock android theme.....

20. iushnt

Posts: 3138; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

1. The above themes are not all themes, just the new addition. If you go the the theme store, you can find many, which may actually strike you. 2. Stock Android themes are of no benefit for Samsung. It will make their product look like how Micromax, Colors, Motorola or any other android Oem looks. They would surely want many point of difference rather than point of similarities.

12. darkkjedii

Posts: 31529; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Something for everyone.

13. Leandronb

Posts: 86; Member since: Jun 03, 2014

anyone who use themes on the s6 got any kind of lag after a few days?

14. maherk

Posts: 6999; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

I can confirm that there are few themes(the huge ones) can cause a minimal stutter at times while scrolling through the UI. It doesn't affect opening apps or playing games, but i can definitely notice a bit of stutter every now and then.

27. j2001m

Posts: 3061; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

There is a bug in the theme manager that makes the phone get hot when you install them that then add lag if you use them, steps to stop problmes linked to the, 1 download themes and turn off phone, keep off for 10min just in case, 2 turn back on and use them without problems

30. techloverNYC

Posts: 601; Member since: Nov 20, 2012

Yea I definately felt some lagg after I changed my S6 theme. I changed it back to stock Samsung theme and the lagg was gone.

15. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Needs more themes to match the Gold models. Burned out on the IronMan one now.

21. SitiNurbaya0

Posts: 153; Member since: May 22, 2015

nice. like the old nokia phone i can change themes

22. 27satz

Posts: 158; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

Most looks girly theme! Well I am happy with default theme.

23. DRS1977

Posts: 679; Member since: May 27, 2015

Don't worry stock lollipop themes are coming. A few people on XDA got accepted into the theme program.

24. vijay.alapati

Posts: 181; Member since: Jan 08, 2015

Where is the pure black theme which will be amoled friendly?

25. azene unregistered

love that sixth ttheme

26. BaffledTruffle

Posts: 523; Member since: Dec 07, 2013

Does Samsung allow users/devs to create their own themes like MIUI? 'Cause I think none of these are appealing...

28. Rigbaby

Posts: 98; Member since: Nov 06, 2014

Hey I'm considering getting the s6 edge off my work's phone plan and I was wondering about the themes. Apparently you can choose to make the themes yourself so you don't have to rely solely on the themes they offer. But everytime I try and look it up on the Internet or YouTube I can't seem to find anybody who actually chooses colours for their notification area etc. It's a small thing because I just want to change that blue notification area which kinda hurts my eyes. If any of you over have an s6 or edge please let me know whether it's possible to make your own themes :)

29. yikeees

Posts: 7; Member since: Jun 18, 2013

why i am not able to download any theme? :( i am using a samsung galaxy s6 edge

Latest Stories

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You can order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers at https://www.parsintl.com/phonearena or use the Reprints & Permissions tool that appears at the bottom of each web page. Visit https://www.parsintl.com/ for samples and additional information.