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Froyo and home screens

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by batman25, Jul 1, 2010.

  1. batman25

    batman25 Well-Known Member
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    Why are there still only five?
     

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  2. snakeybidder

    snakeybidder Well-Known Member
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    Launcher pro, much better ;)
     
  3. lunatic59

    lunatic59 Moderati ergo sum
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    I'm using ADW Launcher. Got 7.
     
  4. Hook

    Hook Ever since DU... ;-)
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    Launcher Pro has 7 screens and 3 app docks. And if you are bored you can send the home screens one direction and the app docks the other. Lol. ;)
     
  5. bitxboi

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    gosh...I have an excess of desktops with 5 and people needs more! Amazing how different people can use their phones
     
  6. grainysand

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    AnderWeb, the developer of ADW Launcher, noted that anything more than five homescreens may cause FCs due to some kind of cache limitation or something. Obviously, seven screens still work fine for the most part--it's why updated Sense sports seven--but it may be why Google themselves didn't increase it beyond five.

    I use six, but that's because two of my homescreens are very sparsely populated (two widgets each) since I like a minimalist, classy look. ADW Launcher's scrollable dock eliminates the need for most app shortcuts, anyway.
     
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