Custom Logo Upload in the SAP GUI

Overview

This blog covers the topic of uploading a custom logo to your SAP GUI and setting a custom theme for Fiori Launchpad. In our example, we have used the company logo to enhance our SAP GUI and Fiori screens.

Setting the logon picture in SAP GUI

Step 1: Start with transaction SMW0. Moreover, select the binary option:

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Press execute and show the list.

 

Step 2: Check in the menu Settings / Define MIME types that the .gif or .jpg mime type is defined. If not, then define it.

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Now go back to the main list and upload the company logo:

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The object name will be re-used later. Optionally, you can display the picture. For this you might need to set the MIME editor option (in the menu Settings / Set MIME Editor).

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Now the picture is uploaded.

 

Step 3: In transaction SM30 edit the contents of table SSM_CUST (in case your admin does not want you to use SM30, you can also use transaction SM30_SSM_CUST to maintain it):

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Here add three parameters:

 

  1. START_IMAGE with value ZERP_ROOTS_LOGO (or the name you have provided when uploading the image).
  2. RESIZE_IMAGE with value YES.
  3. HIDE_START_IMAGE with value NO.

 

Now log off and login again, your picture should appear.

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Custom Theme for Fiori Launchpad

Setting the picture in Fiori Launchpad

Step 1: In SAP GUI, go to transaction code /UI5/THEME_DESIGNER following which the default browser will open with the below details, where we can provide the SAP username & password to login & continue.

 

Click on Create theme button to create the custom theme.

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Step 2: Select the base theme and click on Create theme button to proceed further.

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Step 3: Provide the application link and name of the application (optional) and click on Add button.

Step 4: Click on Original/Preview to view the created them. On the right side there will be icons with the properties. Click on the Use detailed theme icon to set the background image.

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Step 5: Upload the LOGO in the background image property under the shell canvas. Click on the button next to background image property to upload the image.

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Click ok button to proceed further,

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Now the uploaded image will be set as background image,

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Go to menu Theme -> Save & Build.

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Provide the Theme ID & Title accordingly and click on save button.

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Step 6: Go to transaction code/UI2/NWBC_CFG_SAP in SAP and set the SAP_FLP parameter value to the custom theme (name of the application) which you created previously.

Step 6: To set the background image for the logon page, go to transaction code SE80 -> MIME repository -> SAP -> PUBLIC -> BC -> UI2 -> logon -> themes -> sap_belize -> img -> background -> Upload -> Upload & Replace.

Upload the custom logo and test it by reloading the Fiori Launchpad.

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