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General Helix Launcher vs. Helix Launcher 2

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Vihzel, May 25, 2010.

  1. Vihzel

    Vihzel Destroying Balls Everyday
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    Are there any major benefits with having Helix Launcher 2? I installed it on my Incredible and it really lags with almost everything I do.
     

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  2. dpatrickv

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    I prefer 1 over two but Im using launcherpro now. Much better than helix, I just wish they would allow for customizable shortcuts at the bottom.
     
  3. Asterdroid

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    I have a feeling that's coming. I'd like to see that and a scrolling application tray of some kind.

    The app is only 9 days old, though. Give it time.
     
  4. Vihzel

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    Are the Helix and Launcherpro apps essentially just complete stock Android skins? Is there a simple way to switch between Sense and Stock? I pressed the home button and do get the option to switch between them, but I don't want to have to keep having to choose between them every time I press the home button.
     
  5. Asterdroid

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    It will also give you a checkbox you can select to always perform this action when pressing the home screen. Just check that box and you won't have to do it every time you hit home.
     
  6. Vihzel

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    I understand that, but what if I wanted to switch back to Sense? Do they have a setting to do that?
     
  7. ikenny

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    Home Switcher allows you to switch back n forth
     

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