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  1. becksalottery

    becksalottery Well-Known Member

    Mine actually does display the notification bar at the top, but it ignores it in the screenshot for some reason. Oh well :D

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    Tweaked my homescreen
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  2. hollywoods14

    hollywoods14 Well-Known Member

    sweet.. what launcher you use?

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  3. becksalottery

    becksalottery Well-Known Member

    I use ADW Launcher with a modded-to-my-tastes iPhone VO theme.
  4. hollywoods14

    hollywoods14 Well-Known Member

    awesome, i like it man. super clean.
  5. becksalottery

    becksalottery Well-Known Member

    Yeah, main reason I stopped using the stock LG ui (god help me I was even starting to straight up like it) was because I didn't like the text labels underneath the icons. I've always liked how clean, at least, iPhones appear, even if their hardware is shit and customiseabilty is for naught:p So it's iPhone-esque but with nice tweaks. I'm really liking my app dock with the android in the middle to toggle the app drawer. I feel boss :D
  6. hollywoods14

    hollywoods14 Well-Known Member

    is that ADW the paid or free?
  7. becksalottery

    becksalottery Well-Known Member

  8. finndo77

    finndo77 Well-Known Member

    Never can tell the difference between some apps without the labels...

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  9. becksalottery

    becksalottery Well-Known Member


    But thats why God invented customised app icons! :D
  10. srad2drag

    srad2drag Well-Known Member

    Stock lol:
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  11. MrB206

    MrB206 Well-Known Member

    Rocking adw and beautiful widgets.

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  12. arlancam509

    arlancam509 Well-Known Member

    BrokenOut 2.0.
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  13. ofHATEandENVY

    ofHATEandENVY Well-Known Member

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    Dock Bar is scrollable, I swype down to pull my apps, that's why there is no app drawer shortcut.
  14. becksalottery

    becksalottery Well-Known Member

    These are fantastic you guys :D Has anyone gotten an official vzw update yet?
  15. MrB206

    MrB206 Well-Known Member

    Nope. I have cwm installed and you can't take the ota if you have cwm installed.
  16. becksalottery

    becksalottery Well-Known Member


    =_= which is why I skipped the cwm installation when I rooted. THEORETICALLY I should be able to get OTA updates rooted, yeah? As long as I haven't killed any apps (just frozen).
  17. hollywoods14

    hollywoods14 Well-Known Member

    after seeing some of these i now hate my homescreen... geez
  18. MrB206

    MrB206 Well-Known Member

    Correct :)
  19. admiral ackpoux

    admiral ackpoux Well-Known Member

    Mine.... Borken out Spectrum 2.0
    Custom made Launcher Pro icons w/ glass dock

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  20. liteon163

    liteon163 Well-Known Member

    This is how I choose to set up my home screen. Yeah, I know Beautiful Widgets makes it look like I'm running Sense. But that's the only thing I actually liked about Sense and I've decided to keep the look.

    I just recently found out how easy it is to customize Beautiful Widgets; I have it set up to open Gentle Alarm when I touch the time and to open Accuweather Pro when I touch the five day forecast.

    I like having the S2 Calendar widget on my home screen so I can see my rotating work schedule at a glance; I just need to fine tune the day colors some more so it's easier to figure out at a glance. I like having my battery % displayed, but I haven't found a decent way to put it in my notification bar (at least not in a way I prefer). Besides, Widgetsoid lets me also add things I use frequently, like screen brightness, wi-fi, silent/vibrate/ringer. The GPS button is sort of useless though...

    I need the ESPN ScoreCenter app because I have to drive past Miller Park to get to work -- I need to know if I'm going to get stuck in game traffic. And I've found that the latest updates to the Facebook app suck, so I just use a browser bookmark for access instead.

    Overall, I'm glad for the HD screen because it allowed me to add one more row of icons. This lets me see more (I call it informational density) and do more on my screens. And without app names showing, I could probably add even one more row if I chose to.

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  21. finndo77

    finndo77 Well-Known Member

    You can save a lot of real estate by ditching the power widgets, the same is built into the notification pull down.
  22. liteon163

    liteon163 Well-Known Member

    Yeah, but then I'd have to unlock, pull down, touch, and hit back (or swipe up). I have the extra space, so I'd prefer putting it all out there like that. And this way I save the trouble of swiping down and hitting back (or swiping up).

    The mute button on the pull down doesn't cycle the way I want it to (sound+vibe/vibe/silent), but the widget does. I never use Bluetooth, and I almost never use airplane mode.

    I do find myself having to swipe down to turn on GPS, though, since my set up for that doesn't work as well. I'll poke around to see what other settings are available within Widgetsoid.

    Thanks, though, finndo. (that rhymes)
  23. MrB206

    MrB206 Well-Known Member

    Beautiful widgets has a Gps toggle that works great if you're interested.
  24. bones420la

    bones420la Well-Known Member

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    widgetlocker with sense4 zenith beautiful widgets theme... the LA slides over to open foursquare

    [​IMG] xperia home launcher... imho its the smoothest launcher that works on the spectrum its somewhere on xda if you want it..

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    A-WAL widget... best way to group apps for me... it pulls the pictures it uses straight from the market..(even if you havent paid for it *cough cough... i know theres atleast a few people that do that)
    i would make the pics a tad smaller but idk how
  25. IMUcarmen

    IMUcarmen Well-Known Member

    Here's my setup on adw ex

    I use tons of launchers but currently I'm using adw ex. This is pretty typical of my theme on most launchers though. I usually use a black wallpaper but this one came with nitro's new eclipse rom and I like it so I'm keeping it for now.

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