CyanogenMod is unarguably the most famous custom ROM for Android and there are various reasons behind its prosperity. A standout amongst the most adored features from the ROM is its support for themes. Don’t confuse themes with launchers here, as CyanogenMod themes are implemented system-wide and they revamp all the elements of the interface, be it status bar, notifications, navigation bar, fonts, icons or even boot animations. There are huge amounts of CyanogenMod themes accessible but selecting the good ones from the bad can be a little difficult. Plus, not all the themes have been updated to support the most recent CM13 release (based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow). Well, don’t you worry, as we did all the searching & testing and here are the 10 best CM13 themes for you:
Note: These themes work with most custom ROMs that have Cyanogen’s new CM 12 or 13 theme engine integrated. Also, after you have installed a theme, make a point to reboot your gadget once for the best execution.
1. Dark Material
Dark Material is the one of the most well-known dark themes accessible for CM13 and with another adored dark them “Blacked Out” now merged into, it has shown signs of improvement. The theme provides a cool dark look to CM and its minimalistic icons are a treat without a doubt. Also, it adds overlays to most of the popular third party applications to bring a unified look all across the OS. While it’s not really black surrounding, we certainly like the grey-black infusion across the interface. It gives its own set of icons yet if you like Android’s native ones more, you can install its Regression+ version.
2. Material Glass
If transparent interface elements are your thing, then you will positively appreciate the Material Glass theme. The theme ensures everything is transparent, so that you see the wallpaper from the homescreen in every interface and application. Fundamentally, you can set any stunning wallpaper you like and that will become a part of each page in the Operating System.
3. Swift Dark
Swift Dark is an exceptionally famous and arguably the best dark theme for CM13, which not at all like Dark Material brings a more cleaner Black look all across the User Interface. Also, it gives a nice balance between Black and colorful elements in the OS, which creates for a beautiful interface. Additionally, it themes most of the popular applications and gets updated routinely to support more new applications.
Install: (Paid $1.60)
Like most different themes on the list, Coalfield brings a one of a kind style to system elements and themes a number of third party applications but what makes it stand out is it offers users a selection of different theme variants to select from. So, if you adore tinkering with your device’s interface, you will be happy to realize that it features plenty of choices for most User Interface elements. You can also check out another cool theme dubbed Outray from the same developer.
Install: (Paid $0.99)
You are going to adore the Euphoria theme for CM 13, if you are an enthusiast of the Euphoria OS custom ROM. It might appear like a usual dark mod for CyanogenMod yet what makes it unique is the fact that the developer has made sure to theme just specific elements, which bring a more refined look. Likewise, the text styles look astounding.
Confused between a dark theme or a bright one? Well, Flux has got you secured. The extremely popular theme accessible in a dark version and also white, brings a gorgeous modern look to CyanogenMod. While we have heard complains that some applications are not themed, most popular ones are and that’s what matters to most people. The most one of a kind thing about this theme is it is detailed graphics and good design. So, check it out.
Install: (Paid $1.38)
7. Deep Darkness
Deep Darkness is another extremely popular dark theme, which was initially made for BlissPop custom ROM yet it’s stunning looks have ensured that it’s currently accessible for all CM gadgets. The theme brings layers for more than 200 applications alongside more than 1600 applications icons. In addition, there’s support for various color schemes through Arcus.
Individuals cherish dark themes and if you are one of them, you may have found out about PitchBlack, right? While most dark CM themes utilize grey as the primary color in the interface, PitchBlack runs full dark with Black all around the interface. The good thing is developer has additionally ensured that the Black elements don’t become a hindrance while perusing a content. The free version of the theme provides a Black and Red look across the OS, which looks astounding. However, there are more color combinations like Black & Emerald, Black & Cyan etc. accessible as paid themes from the developer.
Hydrogen OS is an option ROM created by OnePlus for its devices and it is the essential inspiration of the H2OS CM 13 theme. The theme brings the similar minimalistic flat icons and stunning colors we have come across in Hydrogen OS, so if you are a fan of the OnePlus ROM, you will adore it. However, the theme does lack layers for third party applications.
Ubuntu Mobile OS is an excellent looking OS and if you have constantly needed a similar interface on your CyanogenMod running gadget, the Ubuntu Light and Dark theme will satisfy your desire. The theme brings the same orangish look we have known from Ubuntu alongside similar icons, keyboard and some more.
Install: (Paid $1.34)
Ready to beautify CyanogenMod 13?
You would agree when we say that CyanogenMod and Android in general is already a beautiful looking OS but these cool themes ensure that you have a diverse look to try every other day. Also, these themes let you personalize your CyanogenMod experience. So, if you have not tried CyanogenMod themes yet, go ahead and give these themes a shot.