How to add Nokia Lumia Skins to the Windows Phone Emulator
This article shows how to change skin of Windows phone 7 Emulator and apply skin of Nokia Lumia 800 or Nokia Lumia 710.
Telerik provides skins of Nokia Lumia 800 and 710 for the Windows Phone Emulator.
Once you have the skin zip file downloaded from telerik site, you need to follow below steps to apply skin.
- Backup the existing files from the emulator folder.(on a 64-bit machine, this is “C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft XDE\1.0\”)
- Extract the Zip
- Choose which skin you prefer - black/white or Telerik branded
- Copy the files from the appropriate folder
- Paste them in your Windows Phone Emulator folder overwriting the old files (please backup before that so you can revert them)
- Re-launch the emulator
After applying skins, the Windows Phone Emulator appears as shown in the screenshots below.