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  1. Xzevryne

    Xzevryne New Member

    All my apps and browsers auto rotate but home screens and menus don't.. My old DROID rotated all day long.. Is this the way the nexus is? I if so is there a fix/mod?

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  2. pool_shark

    pool_shark Well-Known Member

    It isn't the Nexus, it's Android.
    The settings and homescreens didn't turn to landscape on my Droid 2 or Droid X.
  3. 4lph4num3r1c

    4lph4num3r1c Well-Known Member

  4. 4lph4num3r1c

    4lph4num3r1c Well-Known Member

    Pic is of Nova launcher
  5. CaptainRon

    CaptainRon Well-Known Member

    Do you have to root? I thought Nova would rotate without being rooted?
  6. 4lph4num3r1c

    4lph4num3r1c Well-Known Member

    I might be wrong, but I thought you need to be rooted to install Nova. If OP doesn't want to root, however, I believe a home replacement like Launcherpro or ADW would allow them to auto-rotate home screens.
  7. pool_shark

    pool_shark Well-Known Member

    Yes, 3rd party launchers do allow the home screens to rotate. I use go launcher since the developer abandoned launcher pro.
  8. CaptainRon

    CaptainRon Well-Known Member

    I thought I installed Nova before I rooted.
  9. ganj_420

    ganj_420 Well-Known Member

    You don't have to be rooted to run Nova launcher, you just have to be rooted to use certain features of it. Like having the widget selection in the app drawer. I use it and I'm not rooted, it is a great launcher and free at that. I like it much better than adw ex but that's just my opinion.
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  10. Xzevryne

    Xzevryne New Member

    Where do I get nova launcher. I could not find it in the market?
  11. 4lph4num3r1c

    4lph4num3r1c Well-Known Member

    I don't think we can link to other forums. just google nova launcher. 1st result will do. ;-)
  12. elmerjr128

    elmerjr128 Well-Known Member

    Obviously you haven't been to the All Things Root section then :D

    OP, you can download Nova Launcher here.
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  13. 4lph4num3r1c

    4lph4num3r1c Well-Known Member

    Thanks for that. I've posted links to other forums before and the mods deleted them. I've never understood which are ok and which aren't. :rolleyes:
  14. bradyapba

    bradyapba Well-Known Member

    Can I still get OTA updates if I use the not rooted version of Nova. This looks interesting and I want to try it.
  15. CaptainRon

    CaptainRon Well-Known Member

    Yes you'll still get updates. The launcher will have no effect on updates.
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