[Samsung OneUI] Enable #Hexed+ on Hex Installer via ADB

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Recently, a major update for the popular Hex Installer app for OneUI added #Hexed+ support. Which is nothing but additional customizability by breaking 60 overlays restriction of Galaxy Theme Engine. Nonetheless, on all OneUI devices except Galaxy S9/S9+ and Note 9, ADB or root access is required to enable #Hexed+ features. Here we’ll see how to do so via ADB.

In case if you missed the update related news, don’t forget to check our post on Hex Installer 6.0 beta update.

#HEXED+ INSTALLER GUIDE FOR ONEUI DEVICES

Note: Below guide is for all OneUI devices except Galaxy S9/S9+ and Note9. The mentioned devices owners need not go through ADB process as they can install #Hexed+ by just enabling it from Hex Preference.

Windows PC

There are two parts in this setup process:
I. Phone Setup for ADB
II. PC Setup for ADB

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I. Phone Setup
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  1. Open Hex Installer app
  2. From Hex Preferences(Settings icon on top left) choose configure #Hexed+ option
  3. Tap on the first option(Enable Service) and grand Notification Access permission for Themekeeper Ssrvice for #Hexed+
  4. After that close Hex Installer app and go to device Settings.
  5. Scroll Down to the bottom
  6. Open “About phone”
  7. Open “Software Information”
  8. Click “Build Number” 7 times and it will show Developer Settings has been turned on.
  9. Go back to the main dashboard of Settings. Below “About phone” you will see “Developer options”
  10. Open “Developer options” and scroll to see “USB Debugging”.
  11. Allow “USB Debugging”
  12. Connect your phone to PC via USB

After the completetion of above steps, you’ve to move towards your PC. Follow the below PC Setup steps.

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II. PC Setup – WINDOWS
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  1. Download the Hexed+ ADB Installer file -hplus_adb.zip from here.
  2.  Extract the zip folder, after which you can see three different folders. windows_os/linux_os/mac_os
  3. Goto your respective PC OS folder. Here, windows_os.
  4. Double-click “run-me-to-check.bat”
  5. Check your phone and you will see “Allow USB Debugging” Dialog. Click on the “Always Allow from this computer” and click “OK”
  6. Double-click “install-hexed-plus-base.bat” to install the hexed+ base theme to start customizing..
    Note: Sometimes, you might have to redo the 5th step until the theme gets visible on Galaxy Theme Store.

    #Hexed+ Theme Base successfully installed

Once all these 100% done, you can turn off “Developer Options”.

Well, the above steps is for Windows PC. If you’d like to enable using a Linux PC, then follow the steps given below.

Linux/Mac Computers

Similar to the Windows PC procedure, in this case as well there are two parts.
I. Phone Setup for ADB
II. PC Setup for ADB

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I. Phone Setup
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Go through the same steps given above under Windows PC section.

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II. PC Setup – Linux/Mac
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  1. Download the Hexed+ ADB Installer file – hplus_adb.zip.
  2. Extract the zip file.
  3. Launch Terminal and cd to your respective OS directory – linux_os or mac_os obtained from the extracted zip.
  4. sh ./run-me-to-check.sh
  5. Check your phone and you will see “Allow USB Debugging” Dialog. Click on the “Always Allow from this computer” and click “OK”
  6. sh ./install-hexed-plus-base.sh to install the hexed+ base theme to start customizing..
    Sometimes, you might have to redo the above 4th step until the theme gets visible on ThemeStore.

Once all these 100% done, you can turn off “Developer Options” or “USB Debugging”

Upon successful ADB setup process, you’d see a new #Hexed+ Theme base installed on Galaxy Theme Store. Here after, you may build custom theme from the Hex Installer app incorporating the #Hexed+ ability.

Hopes you’d successfully enabled the #Hexed+, in case any assistance do let us know down in the comments. Also, if possible appreciate and support the developers [email protected] and his crew for such a wonderful creation.

 

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