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Project Description

Change the look of your Windows Phone 8 emulator by using the WP8 Emulator Skin Switcher to make it look like a Nokia Lumia 920, HTC 8X or Samsung Ativ S.


emulator skin switcher wxga



Version 1.0
  • First version with 17 skins included

Available skins

The Windows Phone 8 Emulator Skin Switcher currently has 17 skins
  • WVGA
  • WP8 Default
  • HTC 8S Blue
  • HTC 8S Orange
  • Nokia Lumia 820 Black
  • Nokia Lumia 820 Cyan
  • Nokia Lumia 820 Red
  • Nokia Lumia 820 White
  • Nokia Lumia 820 Yellow
  • WXGA
  • WP8 Default
  • Nokia Lumia 920 Black
  • Nokia Lumia 920 Grey
  • Nokia Lumia 920 Red
  • Nokia Lumia 920 White
  • Nokia Lumia 920 Yellow
  • 720p
  • WP8 Default
  • HTC 8X Black
  • HTC 8X Blue
  • HTC 8X Neon
  • HTC 8X Red
  • Samsung Ativ S

Did you created a skin and want it to be added to the skin switcher? Let me know and I'll add them.


HTC_8S_Blue_Skin_Up_480x800 HTC_8S_Orange_Skin_Up_480x800 HTC_8X_Neon_Skin_Down_720x1280 HTC_8X_Red_Skin_Down_720x1280 Nokia_Lumia_820_Cyan_Skin_Up_480x800 Nokia_Lumia_820_Red_Skin_Up_480x800 Nokia_Lumia_920_Grey_Skin_Up_768x1280 Nokia_Lumia_920_Red_Skin_Up_768x1280 Samsung_ATIV_S_Skin_Down_720x1280 Nokia_Lumia_820_Yellow_Skin_Down_480x800 Nokia_Lumia_920_White_Skin_Up_768x1280 Nokia_Lumia_920_Yellow_Skin_Up_768x1280

Getting Started

Using the emulator skin switcher is easy. download the latest release, install it and launch the application. select the skin you want to use and restart the emulator. it should now use your selected emulator skin. You can select a different skin for each resolution.

More info

More info on this project can be found on my Blog.

emulator skin switcher 720 emulator skin switcher wvga

Contact details

This project is created by Geert van der Cruijsen.
contact me on Twitter @geertvdc if you have any feedback or questions.

Last edited Jan 10, 2013 at 12:56 PM by geertvdc, version 7