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Anybody use a live wallpaper and have no issuses at all

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by iamtybaby, Jul 9, 2010.

  1. iamtybaby

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    Thinkn bout switching to one but some say they slows ur phone down
     

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  2. archercc

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    There is a hair of a lag when going back to home screen as it refreshes. Nothing bad, but if you pay attention its noticeable.
     
  3. BenChase7

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    in SOME instances, i have noticed a slight big of lag when returning to the home screen. but its occational and minute.
     
  4. Complex757

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    I had the Droid X one for about a week. Had a bit of a lag sometimes, but nothing too bad.

    Used the water and mario ones for a few hours.
     
  5. takirb

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    Mine only lags when i use LauncherPro, and that's if i've been adding/removing widgets from the homescreen
     
  6. Neplusultra

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    I used galactic core, worked fine just eats up your battery so I chose a still galaxy instead.

    Sent from my Evo using Tapatalk.
     
  7. Kelita

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    I've used the fireworks one and didn't notice much of a lag. I think the live wallpapers are cool!
     
  8. pwnst*r

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    There is a little bit of lag, but that's normal with live wallpaper. Anybody that says that's an issue is wrong.
     
  9. Drew5150

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    I use the digital rain and I barely notice any lag, more like the wallpaper just restarts when going to the home screen
     
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  10. Caloy

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    The only issue I'm worried about is the slight battery drain.
     
  11. TheBlackPrince

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    I never saw a real battery drain or noticeable lag while using a live wallpaper.
     
  12. gear.h34d.2012

    gear.h34d.2012 Well-Known Member
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    ^
     
  13. newswoman

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    I see little to no lag and any battery drain is minimal, IMHO. I use the rotating earth one and what's fun about that wallpaper is you can change it to pretty much any existing planet or those in moviedom...like either death star or Pandora.
     
  14. dr g

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    I use some of the aquarium/fish live wps and have no issues.
     
  15. Caloy

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    Just downloaded digital rain, I think it's a better live wall paper than the matrix live one. Cheers!
     
  16. Drew5150

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    totally agree, your welcome :D
     
  17. Bat~man

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    It depends on which one you use, some are more harsh than others.

    Find something light that still looks good like starfield ...sometimes its a little lag but not enough to bother me.
     
  18. ehupp01

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    X3 its great!
     
  19. edlex

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    Matrix live here. No issues with lag or battery life.
     
  20. searcher61

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    Caloy, your picture really creep-ed me out... I was reading your post and your picture blinked....creepy....lol
     
  21. slschmidt76

    slschmidt76 Well-Known Member
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    I love using the live wallpapers and have not had any issues or noticeable lag in the phone.
     
  22. jerzeywill

    jerzeywill Well-Known Member
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    No issues with live wallpaper.
     
  23. Droidone

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    A good test to see the lag, you should download something from the market and while its downloading open some apps and keep going back to the homescreen. I get a lot of lag when I do that. It doesn't happen all the time but I have seen it a few times. The live wallpaper will slow down and the phone will become unresponsive.
     
  24. DeathbySnuggles

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    I use Earth Rotation for a couple weeks now. Love it. The real time day night and image refresh is amazing. I loved watching hurricane Alex's progress every time I looked at my phone. No real lag and as far as I'm concerned you're not really enjoying your phone without live wallpaper.
     
  25. CocoaSugarbaker

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    No issues with live wallpapers. I used the Silhouette live wallpaper and it didn't create a lag or drain the battery whatsoever.
     
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