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GDE app problem

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by motoDroidFAN, Dec 19, 2009.

  1. motoDroidFAN

    motoDroidFAN Newbie
    Thread Starter

    When I DL'd the GDE app, I accidentally set my stock droid "HOME" screen as the default screen when the popup box came up asking me to choose between stock Home and GDE. Now when I click on GDE and click the home button, it switches back to the stock Home screen.

    How to I switch the settings now to set the GDE app as the new home screen?
     


  2. Xystence

    Xystence Member

    Go into your settings and applications section where you would uninstall GDE, and in that spot where the uninstall button is you can clear its related default settings.
     
  3. motoDroidFAN

    motoDroidFAN Newbie
    Thread Starter

    thx Xystence,
    for some reason, when I get into that screen, the only things I can click on are the "Uninstall" and "Force stop" buttons.

    Both the "Clear cache" and "Clear defaults" buttons are faded and unclickable.
    Is there some step I'm missing here?
     
  4. Xystence

    Xystence Member

    Try uninstalling and reinstalling GDE so you can completely start over. It should clear the defaults that way as well.
     
  5. motoDroidFAN

    motoDroidFAN Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Does that mean I have to pay for this app again?
    How does it know that this app has been paid for?
     
  6. Xystence

    Xystence Member

    No you will not have to pay again, your purchase is linked to your google account you would have previously synced to the phone.
     
  7. motoDroidFAN

    motoDroidFAN Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Does not work still =(
    this sucks....
    i cannot click the house icon without it constantly reverting back to the stock android home screen...
     
  8. Xystence

    Xystence Member

    Go to where you would uninstall GDE, but dont select GDE, instead hit the menu button and click 'Filter', then All. Once all programs are showing, go to 'Home' and try and clear that Default.
     
  9. motoDroidFAN

    motoDroidFAN Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Xystence

    YOU ARE MY HERO


    THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  10. Xystence

    Xystence Member

    LoL, your welcome, let me know how you like GDE, I am considering it...
     
  11. Redflea

    Redflea Android Expert

    Download Home Switcher - allows you to see all home screens installed, set which one you want to be the default, and launch any of them. Priceless if you are using a home replacement, and amazingly free!
     
  12. jwmacdon1231

    jwmacdon1231 Android Expert

    +1 for Home Switcher. Way more convenient if you have multiple home replacements.
     
  13. Redflea

    Redflea Android Expert

    Yup - I'd argue that it's great even if you only have one home replacement installed...allows you to quickly/easily change your default home w/no fuss or muss. Still can't believe it's free...
     
  14. Plakius

    Plakius Member

    i live for GDE with the app. bar
     
  15. lemodular

    lemodular Well-Known Member

    you don't need an app to switch home screen, just do not set a default. Then every time you touch the home icon, you can choose the home screen.
     
  16. InstantKarma

    InstantKarma Android Expert

    No, you'd have to go to the Home selection, and clear the default settings there.
     
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