Thanks for the reply. I have some additional information. I've done as you suggested, and now the background is black and when I move down through the home page, I get a red background with white text, and then when I move to the next section in the homepage, it goes back to "black on black". My settings are as follows: Home Screen Layout: My full layout color scheme: default background image: default timeout: never Additionally, I have not changed the XML file. Thanks for the help.