22 Awesome ADW Launcher Themes [Android]

Bring one of the oldest and most popular home screen replacement apps on the Android Market, ADW.Launcher has been adopted as the base for many other home screen replacement apps and as the stock launcher for the popular series of custom ROMs called CyanogenMod. The opensource launcher probably has the most active lot of theme developers out there. No surprise there. ADW.Launcher has a humongous fan-base – at least 63000+ strong as of this writing – all of whom are constantly looking to spice up their home screens with new themes, dock backgrounds and/or icon packs. If you’re one of the aforementioned lot, join us after the break our compilation of 22 of the best (free) ADW themes on the Android Market.

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Applying An ADW Theme [How To]

Browse through the following themes and if you see one you like, simply click on the link below it to download it from the Android Market.

Once downloaded and installed on your device, return to the ADW home screen and,

  • Hit Menu and navigate to ADWSettings > Theme Preferences. If you’re using CM7’s built-in ADW.Launcher, simply select Settings > ADWLauncher > Theme Preferences.
  • Select your theme and tap Apply theme!

BBT Themes

Dev: Bujoban

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Download BBT Black | Green | Blue | Red | Purple

Update: The above theme theme and all its variants seem to have been removed from the Google Play Store.


Dev: Fractal Systems

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Download Buuf

Update: The theme is no longer available on the Play Store.


Dev: klinster

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Download Elegant


Dev: kovdev

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Download Plus


Dev: david1171

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Download Minimalist

Download Minimalist Black

Matte Curve

Dev: Dave Tanquary

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Download Matte Curve


Dev: Dave Tanquary

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Download Matte

Honeycomb Theme

Dev: GFX Android

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Download Honeycomb Theme

Update: This theme is no longer available in the Play Store either.

AndroidPhone7 (Windows Phone 7 Theme)

Dev: kovdev

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Note: This theme comes with its own icon pack but does not automatically apply it to all apps. You can, however, manually change the icons for shortcuts placed on the home screen. Hold down on a shortcut and select Edit from the context menu that appears to change its icon.


Download AndroidPhone7

Symbian Theme

Dev: p@sco

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Download Symbian Theme (Free | Donate)

Ubuntu Theme

Dev: Ryan Olson

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Download Ubuntu Theme

Mac OS Theme

Dev: AkgloDev

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Download Mac OS Theme (Free | Donate)

Metal & Metal Press

Dev: kovdev

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Download Metal

Download Metal Press


Dev: kovdev

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Download Krom

Iron Man

Dev: JsinLegacy

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Download Iron Man


Dev: Wysie_Soh

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Download Rustik

Sense Glass & Black Glass

Dev: Dave Tanquary

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Download Sense Glass

Download Black Glass


Dev: kovdev

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Download Shag


Dev: kovdev

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Download Post-it


Dev: GinLemon

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Download Faenza (Free | Donate)

Suave HD

Dev: pvyParts

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Download Suave

Pearly White TW

Dev: Dan Josiah

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Download Pearly White TW (Free | Donate)

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