How to install the OS X Leopard skin on your Windows Mobile Smartphones

by Ross McKillop on April 28, 2008

Windows Mobile

As long as there has been a Windows and a Mac OS, people have come up with themes to make one look like the other. This brief guide will show you how to install and set up the OS X Leopard skin for Windows Mobile Smartphones.

OS X Leopard skin for Windows Mobile Smartphones

  1. First you’ll need to download the OS X Leopard skin for Windows Mobile Smarthpones. Extract the two files, OS X Leopard.home.xml and OS X Leopard.jpg, to a folder somewhere on your hard drive.
  2. Connect your Smartphone via ActiveSync, Windows Mobile Device Center or by whatever method you use to transfer files to your Smartphone. Upload the two files to the \Application Data\Home folder on your Smartphone.

    application data slash home folder on a windows mobile smartphone
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  3. In your Smartphone settings, change the Home screen layout: to OS X Leopard, the Color scheme: to Default and the Background image: to
    OS X Leopard. Click Done and return to your Home screen.
  4. home screen setup in windows mobile

  5. And now your Windows Mobile Smartphone will look very Leopard’ish.
  6. OS X Leopard skin for Windows Mobile Smartphones