What launcher are you using?General


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  1. PrinceOfDorne

    PrinceOfDorne Well-Known Member

    Or do you prefer Samsung's Touchwiz?

    Currently using Buzz Launcher.

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  2. bonerp

    bonerp Well-Known Member

    Nova prime - did on N2 also. Excellent
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  3. ahjengmool

    ahjengmool Well-Known Member

    using Next launcher the free version
  4. Byair

    Byair Well-Known Member

    Still using touchwiz
  5. maverick777

    maverick777 Well-Known Member

    Nova Prime.
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  6. drexappeal

    drexappeal Well-Known Member

    Trusty NOVA Prime here, as well.

    Ever since I got my Note 2, I switched to NOVA Prime and it'll be pretty darn difficult to move onto a new one.

    Restore function is awesome. Just needed to copy the files saved on my Note 2 internal storage, for backing up the settings. Downloaded all the apps onto my Note 3, and then went into Nova settings to restore my original setup. Only a couple widgets to fix, but most of them restored the way I wanted. I'm a happy camper.
  7. Keegen

    Keegen Member

    Long time user of Go Launcher but have been using Action Launcher Pro for a few weeks and really liking it.
  8. radman2020

    radman2020 Well-Known Member

  9. HanSolo

    HanSolo Well-Known Member

    I used Nova Prime for a long time but I think I'm bored with it. I'm not sure.

    Do you maintain ALL S-Pen functions with Nova?
  10. drexappeal

    drexappeal Well-Known Member

    So far, all the ones I want have maintained. Didn't have an issue with the Note 2 either and only thing lost was the Samsung widgets, which I never used anyway.
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  11. iamchrisstone

    iamchrisstone Active Member

    Sorry for the noobie question, but what is the launcher? I thought touchwiz was just what caused you to scroll from screen to screen. Is there more to it than that?

    By the way, I just got my Note 3 last night! Black, 32gb at&t and i'm in love. came over from iphone
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  12. BlueBiker

    BlueBiker Well-Known Member

    I'll start with TouchWiz, but then probably back to my trusty Apex.
  13. drexappeal

    drexappeal Well-Known Member

    A "Launcher" is usually in reference to a 3rd Party application that will replace the OEM user interface (e.g. Samsung's user interface is called Touchwiz).

    This is actually one of the most fantastic things about Android that none of the reviews ever cover. Using a 3rd party launcher usually means for more customization than the stock user interface, which can allow a user to set the phone up exactly as they would personally set up on their own.
  14. The_Chief

    The_Chief Accept no imitations! Moderator

    As long as Apex supports S-pen functions, that's a given. But if that function is TW only, then I guess TouchWiz wins :eek:
  15. Lateck

    Lateck Well-Known Member

    Like others, Nova Prime. I too used it on my N2 so it's on the 3. :cool:

    Lateck,
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  16. drexappeal

    drexappeal Well-Known Member

    S-pen functions should translate over.
  17. Andrewtst

    Andrewtst Well-Known Member

    Currently I use TouchWiz. Once bored, I will switch between Nova Launcher Prime.

    Buzz too fancy to me. It do cool with a lot preset home layout, but I find in actual use, those really over fancy.
  18. dontpanicbobby

    dontpanicbobby Guides Guide

    I'm sticking with touchwiz although as the "Post your Home Screen" posts keep coming in I'm being sorely tempted to change.
  19. daddyd302

    daddyd302 Well-Known Member

    I've been using Nova Prime since the Galaxy Nexus.
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  20. jaysacks

    jaysacks Member

    Apex on N2.
  21. jwither

    jwither Well-Known Member

    I used to like ADW, but as soon as I installed it on my GN3, it wrapped the icon text "Google Play" in a most unattractive manner. Seems like something I fixed long ago on another device, but I wasn't in the mood to work on it again.

    Then tried Nova. Excellent launcher for the Note 3. Paid the $4. Well worth it.
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  22. PrinceOfDorne

    PrinceOfDorne Well-Known Member

    That is so fetch! ;)
  23. drexappeal

    drexappeal Well-Known Member

    LOL. I seriously shouldn't know where that quote is from, but too hard to forget how hot Lacey Chabert looked in that movie.
  24. drexappeal

    drexappeal Well-Known Member

    I can't confirm if it's because of the 3rd party launcher or not, but I think the S-View cover settings might not work with the 3rd party launcher. Then again, I have a password protection on my phone, which prevents me from using that quick view setting, but thought I'd mention it in case people are thinking of using the S-view.
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  25. HanSolo

    HanSolo Well-Known Member

    I was going to start using Nova Prime again, but TW simply works. There is no lag on the phone, so no real reason for me to change. Plus I don't mind the S Widgets.

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