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17 Best Substratum Themes for Android [2018]

What is Substratum Theme & how to install substratum themes without root?


Substratum Theme engine is a theme engine being developed by the Projekt Development Team. And, Substratum brought many popular CM13 themes. These Substratum Themes supports Samsung touch wiz without root and AOSP-based custom ROM. Substratum can customize any Stock Android and many Custom ROMs. here are the Best substratum themes to download.

What is Substratum theme?

The substratum themes are the future of Customization. It took the place of CM theme engine. After discontinuation of CM, the developers came up with Substratum and today Substratum is the best theme engine and got a ton of beautiful themes. There is a big passionate community behind Substratum. The substratum is an app which can be downloaded from the Play Store. All of the themes are available in Play Store.

How to install Substratum themes without root?

To use Substratum Themes on your Android You Need to Install substratum theme engine.

Download Substratum theme engine here:

Best Substratum Themes 2018 Download Here:

1. Coalfield Theme:

Coalfield is made for CM (CyanogenMod) Theme engine, but later this theme is also available for Substratum. You need to download the free substratum app to apply this theme (Root required).Coalfield substratum Theme for android

Coalfield Substratum Theme
Coalfield Substratum Theme
Developer: Kohlewrrk
Price: 1,79 €

2. Default Dark:

Default Dark is one of the best Substratum Theme for android. And available in dark, blue, blue light, cyan, green (3 variants), lime, orange, pink, purple, red, white, yellow. Light, Dark, Black and semi-transparent background colors. You can get the Default dark Theme source code at GitHub.Default Dark the best substratum theme

3. AospUI Gray: Pixel-Android O Dark:

Amazingly, aospUI Gray substratum theme exactly matches to the colors and UI that Google made for Android M 2nd preview and Android N.  This theme requires root except on OMS rootless, Oreo and on Samsung Touchwiz Nougat/Oreo system.Pixel-Android O Dark

4. Outline Theme:

Outline is one of the popular Substratum Theme and you can choose 5 different colours. If you want additional colours you need to install Color Extension.Outline substratum Theme

[Substratum] Outline Theme
[Substratum] Outline Theme

5. Reverie Theme:

Reverie is the Light substratum theme with 100% self-made and unique system icons. This theme gives your phone a special look thanks to the developers. Download the free Substratum app to apply the theme! (Root required).Reverie substratum Theme

Reverie Substratum Theme
Reverie Substratum Theme
Developer: Kohlewrrk
Price: 1,79 €

6. GRVY for Substratum:

GRVY is the best light substratum theme has both i.e. dark and light tone. There are the lot of customization options in GRVY which makes it one the most customizable theme out there. The Iconography of this theme is absolutely brilliant. All the Icons are unique and looks good. The level of customization of the theme is one the best features, play with all settings and make a totally unique, colourful and a theme of your taste.GRVY for Substratum android

GRVY for Substratum
GRVY for Substratum
Developer: YAcreates
Price: 1,79 €

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7. Flux Theme:

Flux Theme for substratumSubstratum Flux theme is designed with Material UI, making it a modern looking theme. Flux theme uses high-quality vector graphics and a Darker tone UI. The theme looks absolutely vibrant and Beautiful. There are the lot of Customization to work with so you can build a Theme of your choice. You can change colours, choose a boot animation and choose a different font.

Flux - Substratum Theme
Flux - Substratum Theme
Developer: giannisgx89
Price: 1,29 €

8. Android O theme:

Android O themeAndroid O theme is based on Android next OS i.e. Android O. If you want to get Android O theme on your device then tries this one. This theme has a white accent and very clean fonts. The UI is very clean and you will love this theme.

[Substratum] Android Oreo theme
[Substratum] Android Oreo theme

9. ModernUI Theme:

ModernUI ThemeModernUI is a dark theme which is based on Windows Phone 10 design. With a dark background and blue accent, this theme looks amazing.

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10. PitchBlack:

PitchBlack substratum theme for androidPitchBlack is a dark android. With the balance between materialism, minimalism and various epic colour combinations, you can customize it the way you want.

The theme has two types of Navigation bar overlays, many types of network indicators and two fonts. So there are many things to Customize and build a perfect theme of your choice. This theme also got 2 boot animations to make the boot more stylish.

11. Belo Theme:

Belo substratum Theme for androidBelo theme is one the best-looking theme on the list. With the light tone and all custom icons, this theme is very clean and minimalistic. With the faded progress bars, light tone, and Custom Icons, you will fall in love with it.

Belo [substratum]
Belo [substratum]
Price: 0,99 €

12. Transparent Theme:

Transparent substratum ThemeThis theme is like a glass. This theme is transparent and makes many apps of your ROM transparent. The other features are that you can choose a wallpaper for the background. So every new wallpaper basically makes a new theme.

The best part is: You can choose a live wallpaper. Just think the level of customization of this theme. You can customize other things like colours and fonts. There are some wallpapers included in the theme.

13. InversionUI Theme:

InversionUI Theme for andoirdInversion UI has a look of Stock Android UI, but with a darker tone. The Icons and UI are based on Android marshmallow.

[Substratum] InversionUI Theme
[Substratum] InversionUI Theme

14. S8 Navbar Theme:

S8 Navbar Theme for androidS8 Navbar is a theme comes on substratum theme engine, which brings Samsung Galaxy S8 Navigation bar onto any Android device. You have two types of icons i.e. Normal and small-sized navigation bar icons to choose from!

[Substratum]S8 Navbar
[Substratum]S8 Navbar
Price: 0,59 €

15. Streamlined Light Theme:

Streamlined Light ThemeThe design of this theme is based on Lines. Icons are designed in a mesh style while giving a clean and minimalistic look. With a 4.6 Rating on Play store, this theme is loved by many Android Users.

16. Swift Dark Substratum Theme:

Swift Dark Substratum ThemeSwift Dark is the best light Substratum Theme, which makes your UI darker. A swift Dark theme makes your Android UI darker while keeping the icons and fonts stock.

17. Compound Theme:

The Compound theme is the best substratum theme for Android Oreo or Nougat. We strongly recommend you to don’t apply status bar icons overlay if you use ProjectFi. You can find more Compound themes here.

Compound substratum Theme for Android

18. Luminous:

Luminous substratum theme is required Nougat ROM that fully supports OSM/Substratum Theming.Luminous substratum theme

[Substratum] Luminous Theme
[Substratum] Luminous Theme
Developer: Jeremy Beck
Price: 1,39 €


1. Install Substratum.
2. Install Luminous.
3. Run Substratum app, allow the SuperSU permission, allow modify system settings.
4. Click on Luminous (big button in the Substratum app) and wait to recreate caches and click again.
5. Select all the overlays.
6. Make sure you choose the options you’d like for Android, Settings, and SystemUI.
7. Press the fab button (big round button with brush icon).
8. Press Compile and Enable.
9. Restart SystemUI from Substratum app if needed.


This is the list of free and best Substratum themes for Android. The Substratum is the best theme engine right now and it’s worth a shot. Choose the themes from the list and try them.

These are the free and best substratum themes, thanks for reading, Keep sharing. Let us know your opinion in the Comment section. Follow us on Facebook for more latest updates.

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