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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by DROIDdoesyourmom, Jul 30, 2010.

  1. DROIDdoesyourmom

    Thread Starter

    OK Ive had the eris phone for couple months and I have not rooted it or anything but I understand everything about hacking and rooting ...

    But I cant seem to figure out how to use HTC widgets on the 2.1 home scene.. I updated my phone awhile back and I miss having the favorites box on one page and having the HTC weather widget and the HTC calender widget on others..
    I dont want to use HTC scenes so...

    If anyone can help me please... Its been buggin me!!

    Frank
     

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  2. copestag

    copestag Android Expert

    no you cant use the actual HTC widgets without using Sense........ but there are replacements for nearly all of them in the market......

    beautiful widgets or fancy widgets is one a lot of people use among others...... just have to do a search for widgets and look at all the choices
     
  3. DROIDdoesyourmom

    Thread Starter

    yeah i figured that .. but im so use to those htc ones and pissed that there isnt a way to get them!!

    :-(
     
  4. thetomlin2

    thetomlin2 Guest

    If you use LauncherPro Plus as your home replcement there is a people widget and a bookmarks widget that are very similar to the sense widgets. I believe the dev is currently working on Calendar widgets as well.

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  5. Papadroid

    Papadroid Android Expert

    Also there is pure calendar widget which, from what I've heard is similar to the HTC calendar widget. And Beautiful widgets has many skins for the clock and weather with weather animation.
     
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  6. hallstevenson

    hallstevenson Android Expert

    The weather widget called "Fancy Widget" is (was) so close to HTC's that HTC sued them to stop producing it. The only thing it lacks is the full-screen animation when un-locking.
     
  7. Papadroid

    Papadroid Android Expert

    Same dev as Beautiful Widgets. There is a skin for Beautiful Widgets available somewhere over @ XDA for the Fancy Widget plus they now have the full screen animation as stated earlier.
     
  8. DROIDdoesyourmom

    Thread Starter

    wowww thanks guys.. yall really helped me out!!

    im currently going to try them out!! thanks again guys!!
     
  9. IzelTokatl

    IzelTokatl Android Enthusiast

    If you want an alternative to the people widget try " Scrollable ContactWidgets" works identically. It works in both ADW and Launcher Pro (works in all versions paid and free)
     
  10. maddog015

    maddog015 Newbie

    Also, switchpro or extended controls have some widgets that were once "htc only" (I'm looking at you, "network connection").
     
  11. DROIDdoesyourmom

    Thread Starter

    ok so im using the LauncherPro Plus and im in loveeeeeeee!!

    thank you guys!

    now i can enjoy my droid phone in peace!
     

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