How to install magento themes using the Magento Connect Manager

Installing Magento 1.8 new theme using Magento Connect manager is very simple. By default Magento had one theme, and you want to change that theme and add your required theme through  Magento Connect manager, please follow these steps:

On Admin section, go to System -> Magento Connect -> Magento Connect Manager as bellow screenshot.

 

Magento Connect Manager Magento Connect Manager

 

And login again.

2 Magento connect manager login again

Here click Magento Connect option as seen image below.

Go to Magento Connect Go to Magento Connect

To select your required theme (select free or price and Enterprice or Community and Versions)
Example: I had select MA2 Ante - Multi Purpose Theme and click Install Now button as seen image below.

Magento connect get extension Magento connect get extension

Here to select Magento Connect 1.0 or 2.0 (depending upon your version) and click the Check Box I Agree to the Extension lience agreement and Click Get Extension Key Button as seen image below.

Magento connect get extension key Magento connect get extension key

After click Get Extension Key button some key display as seen image below.

Magento connect get extension select key Magento connect get extension select key

Click Select key button and copy that key and Paste extension key to install tab and click install button. After a few seconds display Ready to install Status and click Proceed button as seen image below.

Paste extension key to install Paste extension key to install

After a few seconds to display MA2 Ante theme installed successfully message and click Refresh button as seen image below.

Get extension successfully Get extension successfully

After refresh the page and go to top page, Click Return to admin button.

Here to check new magento theme is installed or not.

Go to System->Design and cick Add Design Change button.

Here to select Custom Design tab in DropDown list select your installed new theme .Example: Ante and click Save Button.

New design change New design change

Refresh your home page.