The first ever Material Design theme for Galaxy S6 and S6 edge is available now!


Yesterday, we were treated to a preview of an upcoming Galaxy S6 / S6 edge theme based entirely on the Material looks of sweet, sweet Lollipop. Surprise, surprise – the new skin is now available on the Samsung Themes store.

Made by theme maker Samer Zayer, this new look will skin most of your stock apps to look like the vanilla Android build on Nexus devices. Still, don't expect complete Material Design experience, as the notifications dropdown, app drawer, animations, recent apps menu, settings, and stock apps are still pretty much the well-known TouchWiz experience.

Regrettably, we can't link directly to the theme, due to the way the Samsung Apps store is set up. In order to find it, you have to open the Themes store, scroll down to the "Themes for Man" section and tap on "Material" (At the time of writing this article, it's the very first theme in the section).

Do you have a favorite theme for the Galaxy S6 yet?



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)

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46 Comments

1. Galaxy_Apple

Posts: 129; Member since: May 24, 2015

Finally sweet hopefully no bugs , I switched back to the default theme many times due to bugs

7. AnTuTu

Posts: 1601; Member since: Oct 14, 2012

Now that is awesome.

30. waddup121 unregistered

Insta-install.

2. Jason2k13

Posts: 1459; Member since: Mar 28, 2013

gonna try this out

3. aayupanday

Posts: 582; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

I still wish if there were a GPE Galaxy S6 available.

5. galanoth

Posts: 428; Member since: Nov 26, 2011

A GPE S6 wouldn't get all the low level camera stuff that Samsung does. The Google Camera app works pretty well on Nexus phones but not so much on OEM phones.

4. ama3654

Posts: 295; Member since: Nov 27, 2012

Looks clean, minimal, light and awesome!

6. JetMK

Posts: 97; Member since: Jan 31, 2015

From an aesthetic point of view, I think it's beautiful and well done. I have that theme applied + Nova launcher, and so far I've had a few stutters here and there as my S6 Edge grows accustomed to the new theme, but, I like it. Hopefully it becomes a smoother experience.

8. yoosufmuneer

Posts: 1518; Member since: Feb 14, 2015

Freakin Beautiful, It'd be nice if Samsung enables theme store on older devices.

40. Blazers

Posts: 733; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Samsung has 5.1 coming for Note 4 and S5. No word on older devices.

46. yoosufmuneer

Posts: 1518; Member since: Feb 14, 2015

5.1 will be the last update for GS4. I doubt that they will add themes. If they do it would be awesome!

9. 99nights

Posts: 1152; Member since: Mar 10, 2015

Using it now, first theme I like and will probably stick with. The others were too.. laggy and buggy.

10. Shocky unregistered

Shame you can't move the app draw button, looks a little odd. Great work though.

11. ama3654

Posts: 295; Member since: Nov 27, 2012

You can with nova launcher, and change animations/app drawer to Stock lollipop too.

12. Finalflash

Posts: 4063; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

Got to love Android for this. I mean to be able to even have this conversation. The iOS convo would have stopped at changing the background image.

22. MDave

Posts: 210; Member since: Apr 09, 2015

That's why I choose Android, despite everything (I'm not blind to its annoying quirks). The Apple way or the highway is simply not enticing to me. Anyway, glad interesting themes are starting to appear on the store. Flying Blue is also quite nice.

27. Shocky unregistered

Yes, but that's nothing to do with the theme or Samsung. You can do that on any device.

13. jackal2001

Posts: 6; Member since: Jun 25, 2015

Why can't I find this for the S6 Active. Is the theme located in the 'Galaxy Apps' application, or do I just long press the home screen, themes, store? Can't seem to locate it in either?

15. Heisenberg

Posts: 373; Member since: Feb 11, 2015

Go to ur settings and click on themes then open the store. It's the very first theme on the LHS

16. jackal2001

Posts: 6; Member since: Jun 25, 2015

LHS? When I go to the themes store all I see is at the top Black Themes Collection, Then I have under that This weeks new themes> more, don't see this theme, other themes on previous screen such as weekly editors choice, modern and simple, different landscapes, etc.

18. jackal2001

Posts: 6; Member since: Jun 25, 2015

Also there is no "themes for man" category. I only have This weeks new themes, weekly editors choice, modern and simple, different landscapes of the city, lovely themes with flowers, beautiful scenery themes, sentimental mood, bright pastel colors themes, dreamy lovely and handcrafted, cute and lovely characters, high tech, sports, verdant green, bmwi8, avengers, view of nature, art with gs6, colorful, world travel. That is it.

24. Heisenberg

Posts: 373; Member since: Feb 11, 2015

I meant left hand side. You will see a new called material. Click on it and proceed

26. wsrobert

Posts: 5; Member since: Sep 29, 2014

Yeah. Not there for me either. I've got a "Themes for Man" section. But only "flat candy", "yo man", "modern gallery", "tire tracks" and the BMW theme are present. Hmmmmmm..

28. natypes

Posts: 1110; Member since: Feb 02, 2015

I've got the same thing. It was there, I saw it, then some message popped up and I accidently hit ok b/c I was trying to scroll. It went out of the theme store. When I went back in it was gone.

14. Heisenberg

Posts: 373; Member since: Feb 11, 2015

Looks sleek on s6 edge. Anyway to further pimp it

17. .KRATOS.

Posts: 442; Member since: Mar 15, 2013

That's what the Dr. Ordered

19. aiban_note3

Posts: 4; Member since: Jun 25, 2015

its not Fair that only the s6 gets the theme store!!!!!!! wat about the older flagships?????

20. tonyv

Posts: 54; Member since: Mar 12, 2014

there is not "THEMES FOR MAN" section on a T-Mobile GS6. please update this accordingly so that we may find it. i haven't been able to yet. thanks! edit: re-opened the themes app and now there's a themes for man section. material is still not on here though :/

21. jackal2001

Posts: 6; Member since: Jun 25, 2015

at least you have the section "themes for man". I don't have it on the S6 Active. Oh wait I do now after closing and reopening. They must be working on the theme store as mine is now changing. I now have "themes for man" but don't have this theme listed yet.

23. tonyv

Posts: 54; Member since: Mar 12, 2014

yep, i'll give it a day or so. no rush.

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