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  1. Trel

    Trel Well-Known Member
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    I have root, and I was wondering if there's any way to get more screens without having to use different firmware nor a home replacement.

    Editing files is fine, and etc, just want more screens, everything else, I pretty much have how I want.
     

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  2. alostpacket

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  3. Trel

    Trel Well-Known Member
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    :thinking::(
     
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  5. Decus22

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    I don't understand why everyone is always hating on home screen apps. I have used GDE for about 3 months and it works just as good if not better than the Stock home. You just have to make sure you clear off all the screens of you stock home before you install it and it will run flawless!!

    But back to your question I have run across only 2 ways.

    1. flashing a ROM like Bugless Beast which has 5 home screens "stock":D, but you need to be rooted

    2. use a home screen app which you don't have to be rooted.

    there might be another way but I would bet you need programing exp and I haven't run across it in any of the three good Droid forums ( this being the best of course:D)
     
  6. Trel

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    Reason for not wanting home replacement is its not a replacement, its just running on top of. And that's not what I want. If someone made a 2.0.1 with more home screens, that's what's I want.
     
  7. Fabolous

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  8. Trel

    Trel Well-Known Member
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    Damn, the auto-rotate one works, but the no-auto rotate one prevents booting.
    (and of course, the one with autorotate, ignores the system setting to turn it off, so I'm back to default unless the no-auto rotate can fix it)
     
  10. Siz3.thr33

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    Don't all droids come with 2.0.1?
     
  11. alostpacket

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    The only thing it changes is the number of screens,

    it's why I use it too, I didnt want a home replacement either.
     
  12. Trel

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    But it IS a home replacement. It's still there at the same time. No matter though I ended up using xultimate to deodex phone and then patch launcher to have 5 screens.
     
  13. johnlgalt

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    Are you sure about home replacement apps running on top of the base home?

    Since it can be a replacement (and permanent) that to me says that once you have done this you can remove the original home and only this one remains - like in the 2.1 ROMs with both launcher2 and the original 2.0.1 launcher...
     
  14. alostpacket

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    Uh :thinking:, OK. Yeah I suppose technically it is, but I don't see the practical difference. It uses all the same code from the regular home, just with more screens. It's not slow or anything, like any of the other home replacements that actually change the home screen look or functionality.

    Whatever floats your boat though :) , i'll enjoy my 7 screens then heh
     
  15. Trel

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    The difference is, it's not the only one running unless I take the time to kill the built in one each time I boot.
     
  16. alostpacket

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    Except that's not true, Android will kill it or not run it at all once you set the default.
     

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