HiOS is custom skin Android operating system like MIUI, FIUI, Oxygen OS, NubiaUI etc build for Tecno mobiles and like any other custom Android software, HiOS use custom launcher so you can apply custom themes to automatically change wallpaper, cover, app icons etc according to your liking for whole new experience.

If you're using stock Android operating system then very likely you won't get custom launchers that support custom icons, but don't worry we have numerous custom launchers out there on internet like Nova launcher which you can use to create and apply custom DIY themes without theme stores, isn't this cool?

Even though, Most custom Android operating systems including HiOS provide thousands of cool and amazing pre-build custom themes catalogue on theme stores yet there are some people who don't like or want to apply thier own themes on smartphones.

Fortunately, Theme store apps usually provide feature for users to add thier own theme atleast on HiOS Hi Theme you can add your own custom themes and apply them for free, but the issue here is most people don't know how to create custom DIY themes on HiOS smartphones.

HiOS has amazing theme store named Hi theme where you can easily change theme In app for free but you can also import .eth files to apply DIY themes, usually .eth files are only created by professionals yet we are going show how you can create .eth DIY theme files to apply on HiOS, so are you ready? If yes let's get started.

• How to create .eth DIY theme file •

- Open any file manager you like then find and tap this option named Create Folder

- Enter Folder name and then tap on OK

- Create 5 sub folders named Cover, Icons, Preview, Thumbnail, Wallpaper in the main folder which we created earlier.

- In Cover, copy or move cover photo from internal storage or SD card.

- Now, create app icons with 128×128 size using any photo editing app or software, I use PixeLab.

- In Icons, copy or move the icons images that we created earlier using PixeLab.

- In Wallpaper, copy or move Wallpaper from internal storage or SD card.

- You can skip Preview, Thumbnail folders if you wish as they are not necessary.

- Now, open Zarchiver or any other compression apps or softwares.

- Long press the main folder then simply tap on Compress to .zip.

- Once done, Rename the .zip file to .eth then tap on OK to proceed further.

- It's time, copy or movie .eth file to Internal storage / Theme / DIY folder.

Voila, you successfully created .eth DIY theme for free.

• How to apply DIY theme on Hi Theme

- Open Hi Theme

- Tap on Theme

- Tap on DIY

- Here you can change Lockscreen, Wallpaper but In order to change Icons or install .eth file tap on PROFESSIONAL

- You can add DIY icons from Hi Theme itself without relying on .eth files, anyway to be quick and save time tap on Import.

- Select .eth file then tap on APPLY.

Wah, you successfully created DIY Theme and installed on HiOS Hi Theme.

Atlast, this are just highlighted features of Hi Theme there may be many hidden features in-build that provides you external benefits to give the ultimate usage experience, so if you want one of the best DIY theme store for HiOS then Hi Theme is worthy choce for sure.

Overall, Hi Theme comes with dark mode by default, it has clean and simple user interface that ensures user friendly experience, but in any project there is always space for improvement so let's wait and see will Hi Theme get any major UI changes in future to make it even more better, as of now Hi Theme is cool.

Moreover, it is definitely worth to mention creating of .eth file can be done in many ways, this method seems working as many people shared this trick on internet, we also created . eth file and imported on Hi Theme but unfortunately it didn't work so we suggest you to use Hi Theme DIY icon option to change app icons.

Finally, this is how you can create custom DIY themes for HiOS based Tecno mobiles for free, are you an existing user of HiOS custom launcher and Hi Theme? If yes do say your experience and mention which feature of Hi Theme you like the most in our comment section below, see ya :)