Tips New HTC widgets proved by HTC

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by TheSystem, Oct 12, 2010.

  1. TheSystem

    TheSystem Well-Known Member
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    New HTC widgets proved by HTC (October 11)

    *Battery
    *Daily Challenge
    *Fortune Cookie
    *Quick Record
    *Sand Timer (Update)
    *Tasks
    *Translator
    *Word of the day

    Accessing these widgets :

    1. Press and hold an clear area of the home screen or tap the plus + sign.
    2. Select Widget
    3. Select "Get more HTC widgets"
    4. Tap the menu button
    5. Update

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  2. Roq

    Roq Well-Known Member
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    Sweet! The battery widget is cool and animated nicely, hopefully this one doesn't drain my battery like so many do.
     
  3. beantown

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    Nevermind my question. I need to read better.
     
  4. beano52

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    Hmm... I see none of these?
     
  5. TheSystem

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    No widgets were available when updating?
     
  6. CriticalCritic

    CriticalCritic Well-Known Member
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    Suddenly, 7 screens are no longer enough:rolleyes:
     
  7. shantytownbrown

    shantytownbrown Well-Known Member
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    downloaded this this morning, and battery drained faster than last week or so...uninstalled...we'll see...

    i changed nothing else..
    anyone with similar experience?
     
  8. beano52

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    weird, I show none of these?
     
  9. SouthernEvo

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    Same here , I also noticed it would jump 86 then all of a sudden Im at 84 and so on . I uninstalled it
     
  10. edlex

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    Same here.I literally saw the battery drain while the app was open. Uninstalled.
     
  11. TheSystem

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    Well, that definitely sucks.. I wonder why HTC would put out a battery widget that kills the battery, oh well..
     
  12. beano52

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    Ok, im silly. I just FULLY read the op. I was never hitting update.

    Thanks for the info !
     
  13. SouthernEvo

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    probably the same reason why they designed a phone that wont charge a battery "properly" ROFL who the hell knows lol .
     
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  14. Droid_Genius

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    Just got and will give it a 24hr test, going to charge to 100 the see the usage drain. (note: using 3500mAh seidio battery)
     
  15. rjones383

    rjones383 Active Member
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    Widgets updated! Thanks.
     
  16. Palmetto Fellow

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    Incase anyone at HTC reads these forums...I'd like two changes made if possible.

    1. On the battery widget, when you click to expand it, have a link in there for Battery Use statistics. This way, I can get by with only one battery icon on my settings home screen instead of two.

    2. On the instant record widget...it's too big and ugly. Make it a large red circle to indicate record, but get rid of the huge gray button.
     
  17. Vipfreak

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    As soon as I figure out how to go back to the HTC "launcher" (using Launcher pro), I'll definitely check this out... I remember seeing it before I loaded Launcher Pro.
     
  18. JZeezEVO

    JZeezEVO New Member
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    How come when I download the Quick Record App. It shows the full download progress in the notification tab but when the download finishes, it doesnt install. Nothing happens after that. I cant add it to my home screen I tried downloading it multiple times and the same thing happens. I tried restarting my phone and that didnt work. I tried turning on wifi and 4g and that didnt fix it.


    Please help. THanks
     
  19. JunBringer

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    Dunno if this is the right thread, but either way:

    Did you tap it after you downloaded it? Did you download it from the Market or from the web? If it's from the web you need to tap it after you download it to tell Android to install it. That's all there is to it usually.
     
  20. JZeezEVO

    JZeezEVO New Member
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    Well Its on the Apps By HTC page on my EVO. I tap on it and then a page come up that has a download button on the bottom of the screen. All of the other apps on that page Ive downloaded the same way. And after its done it automatically installs and has the word "Installed" written next to the app. This one (Quick Record), just doesnt do it. It downloads but never installs. very weird.
     
  21. dricky

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    I had a similar problem with my hero. I was downloading the checklist app and when it finished it just said it was still downloading it. The only way to fix it that I know of is a hard reset
     
  22. trader914

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    I know I have seen this but cant recall where. I installed the L:auncher Pro... Is this why? How do I get this back?
     
  23. jynx

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    does this battery widget kill the battery?
     
  24. shantytownbrown

    shantytownbrown Well-Known Member
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    it did for me...quite quickly too
     
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