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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Arcalis, Feb 14, 2010.

  1. Arcalis

    Arcalis Member
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    Just a quick question about the home screens on the HTC Hero.

    If I remember correctly, standard Android will only let you have 3 home screens (5 with the 2.1 update). However, HTC have worked their magic to enable 7 home screens with the Hero.

    I just wanted to know if it's possible to limit my number of home screens to 3? I only use 3 so it seems like a waste of resources to have another 4 home screens running. It seems logical that these extra screens will still be utilising system resources, even if they aren't used.

    But hey, maybe I'm wrong with the whole resources thing, but it would be good to know either way.

    Thanks in advance.
     

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  2. jev

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    If you remove all widgets from the screens you don't use they won't use any resources except for a very little bit of memory. I pretty much doubt you will notice any difference at all if you could remove them.
     
  3. antipesto93

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    i never used any more than three on my 7 screen hero
    but eventualyl i used them all up with huge widgets and stuff:)
     
  4. lekky

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    You can't remove them, but you can use stock android with 3 screens if you want (you lose all the sense beauty though)
     
  5. antipesto93

    antipesto93 Well-Known Member
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    o yeha thers an app in the market that allows you to disable sense ui
    any home i think
     
  6. lekky

    lekky Lover
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    You don't need an app to disable it! any home is a replacement, another option as a home.
     
  7. legallady1966

    legallady1966 New Member
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    How do you remove the widgets from the home screen? I added some and now don't want them and can't get them off.
     
  8. mark257

    mark257 New Member
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    Hold it for a few seconds... then drag it to remove... done!
     
  9. legallady1966

    legallady1966 New Member
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    Thanks so much. I kinda figured it out after I kept messing with it.
     
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