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- Download zip file and extract.
- Make a backup of the following files located at /system/app (add .bak to the end of the filename):
- Backup the entire fonts folder located at /system/fonts, or just the fonts that will be replaced with the ones from the zip package.
- Copy the new AccuweatherPhone2014.apk and WeatherDaemon2014.apk into /system/app. Give both files rw-r-r- permission.
Edit: Additionally, install each file as a normal application to help prevent the widget from crashing when clearing memory through Task Manager.
- Copy the new fonts into /system/fonts and give all rw-r-r– permission.
- Reboot. (Important)
- Go to Settings | Application Manager | All – Clear data for Weather (AccuWeather isn’t in the list, at least not for me)
- Add the weather widget to your home screen.
Edit: From step 2 above, remove the .bak from WeatherWidgetDaemon.apk and WeatherWidgetDaemon.odex.
Doing this, along with the edit from step 4, has completely stopped the widget from crashing when clearing memory through Task Manager.
Removing the .bak at this point, as opposed to just not renaming the files to begin with, is to ensure that they were not deleted/replaced when installing the files in step 4. (as “warned” in the OP.)