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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by zafonic, Jun 18, 2010.

  1. zafonic

    zafonic Well-Known Member
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    Anyone??
     

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  2. Smg

    Smg Well-Known Member
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    No but you can use ADW Launcher instead which makes it look like a nexus.
     
  3. tonyjj

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    I'm sure I read online that TouchWiz can be disabled?!

    If you disable or use ADW Launcher, does that mean you lose certain things like Swype text input? The only thing I want to get rid of is the iPhone-like UI with icons and dock at the bottom.
     
  4. Eazail70x7

    Eazail70x7 Well-Known Member
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    No, you don't lose swype. Also, I use ADW and love it.
     
  5. Evil Peter

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    Does ADW Launcher support organizing apps and one click scene changes on the home screen and in the app drawer?
     
  6. tonyjj

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    Great, so you don't lose Swype. What about these cool animated backgrounds I'm hearing about...do you lose that?

    And can you get themes that change how the icons look, fonts etc? Is that a strictly TouchWiz thing, or will it work with ADW launcher too?

    Sorry to sound so silly.
     
  7. =KLRS=ZERO

    =KLRS=ZERO Well-Known Member
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    mostly home replacements (ADW, OpenHome, PandaHome, aHome, Home++) just replace the HOME screen. they will allow you to get into the stock android settings as well. other than changing the home screen and app drawer they wont do anything to the rest of the ui.
     
  8. saj_2001ind

    saj_2001ind Well-Known Member
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    LauncherPro is another good option, very close to HTC Sense UI experience with pintch to see all home screen :)
     
  9. DKYang

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    No, you don't loose live wallpapers. You can change icons by using an app called BetterCut. It's not free, but it is cheap.
     
  10. Eazail70x7

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    adw also has the htc leap feature with the 7 page preview. when you root, you can use different themes
     
  11. EarlZ

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    The touch wiz is fine with be but i want a touch wiz with the leap!!
     
  12. ConceptVBS

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  13. setzer715

    setzer715 New Member
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    My question would be do the samsung widgets still work when running a new launcher? With Sense, if you run a new launcher the HTC widgets will no longer work, they depend on Rosie.
     
  14. ConceptVBS

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    No the widgets will not work.
     
  15. Sirtalksalot66

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    if the phone is rooted can stock android 2.1/2.2 be run?
     
  16. yakboy

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    Sitalksalot - No, rooting is the first step towards custom ROM development but rooting along will not give you the option to use Stock Android. I am sure someone will bake up a nice Stock 2.1 (or even 2.2) ROM at some point and I'll be one of the first to adopt myself.
     

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