Lightweight app to orient home screen to landscape on Nexus 7


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    SilverGS Active Member This Topic's Starter

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    Recommendations on a very light weight app (I'd rather not use a launcher as I'm trying to keep my Nexus 7 fast and free from anything excessive) that will allow me to orient the icons on the Nexus 7 to be in Landscape mode?

    I will be using this device in my car and having the screen in portrait mode looks very weird.

    I've seen this on a YouTube video when someone from a custom audio shop - Sonic Electronix showed the install of a Nexus 7 in a truck. All the home screens were in landscape mode.
     

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    I didn't realise that the Nexus 7 cannot orient the home screen to landscape like my Transformer. Is there no setting that turns autorotate on or off?
     
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    The code was literally pushed to AOSP today, so the update may take a day or two to find its way to your device. Just hang tight if you can and it will show up.
     

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