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Old April 13th, 2013, 05:43 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by JohnJSal View Post
Just to be clear, if I use an alternate launcher without rooting, will I be able to change how much of the screen will be used for icons/widgets? Because the panel dots and launcher bar seem to take up half the screen.
Try a few different ones. Nova Prime, the one I use allows me to remove the panel dots and therefore when I add in another row, the rows can be spaced out further down the screen than previously. Quite a few launchers will allow you to adjust the dock size. Nova Prime does but it will only adjust by arbitrary amounts; some others allow more of a granular control.

There is a launcher called Lightning Launcher that allows you to add in apps that aren't tied to a grid size, so absolutely free in their placement (overlapping, right up against each other and custom sizes for instance). I found it a pig to work with though.

Apex gives you quite a bit of control over what you are asking, JohnJSal. I've just downloaded it and had a look.
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