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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by messenger13, Dec 27, 2009.

  1. messenger13

    messenger13 Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    When you long-press and move a shortcut off the desktop (to the trash can), you are automatically sent to the UNINSTALL wizard. You can simply choose Cancel if you want to keep the app, or tap OK if you want to uninstall the app. At first, I was slightly annoyed and thought maybe this was a feature of that particular widget. Been then I've observed it happening on other widgets and apps. I think it's really just another cool feature of Home++ beta.


  2. GrandMasterB

    GrandMasterB Go Go Gadget Flow!

    I thought it always did this? If you grab an icon and drop it in the trash real fast it just removes the shortcut but if you hover on the trash for a few seconds the uninstall prompt pops up...

    Could be wrong though, I havent used a home replacement for a while :D
  3. Siz3.thr33

    Siz3.thr33 Newbie

    You sure that won't get annoying after the 1000th time?
  4. messenger13

    messenger13 Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    Maybe ... but I just discovered it. :eek:

    You're right! COOL!!!

    Nope. Not now that I understand the feature better (Thanks to GrandMasterB). ;)
  5. Siz3.thr33

    Siz3.thr33 Newbie

    Hmm well on a side note, would you say home++ is less laggy than dxtop? When I ran dxtop for a while it took a while to load the home screen. It really turned me away from home replacements. But now the standard one just is no fun
  6. bl80

    bl80 Newbie

    recent updates for home++ seemed to have improved speed. I had it installed a while ago and didnt revisit for a couple weeks as my experience with it was horrid.

    been using it now for about 2 weeks and really like it.
  7. KoukiFC3S

    KoukiFC3S Android Expert

    Home++ is a lot faster than dxtop. Kinda bummed I bought dxtop. :/
  8. digdug

    digdug Member

    Don't worry. Android 2.1 is going to make these programs change significantly or be rendered useless. The 2.1 home screen kicks ass - I wouldn't run an overly of any of these replacements.
  9. soulesschild

    soulesschild Well-Known Member

    Yea I'm in the same boat as being bummed out by buying dxTop. Seems really really slow now compared to Home++. And in regards to 2.1, I'll probably still use Home++ due to the hiding of the default notification bar.
  10. writhum

    writhum Well-Known Member

    I had bought GDE, but I currently use home++.
  11. square

    square Android Enthusiast

    i use apps organizer. long press on any of the shortcuts using that will also give the uninstall option.
  12. rs12474

    rs12474 Newbie

    When is 2.1 coming?
  13. messenger13

    messenger13 Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    I might agree with you if 2.1 has more than 5 desktops. But as of right now, I'm running SEVEN! Then again, maybe 2.1 has enough other features stuffed under the hood that will make me change my mind. And that's OK too. But for now, Home++ beta is working great! :cool:

    Verizon has stated that the DROID's next update is late January. But we're still uncertain if that's going to be 2.1 ... or 2.0.2. Nobody knows. Those are the facts. Everything is just speculation.
  14. digdug

    digdug Member

    I must say after reinstalling Home++, I am impressed at how smooth it is. Why isn't the stock Android 2.1 as smooth as this? Google should be embarrassed that lone devs can do a better job than their team.
  15. Bkfraiders7

    Bkfraiders7 Member

    After seeing this "new" feature I reinstalled Home++. My question is can the stock apps be deleted like this? It gave me the option to delete Amazon MP3 this way but I decided not to even try since I thought I read that doing so may brick my phone (from that green name guy with a C).
  16. messenger13

    messenger13 Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    It will act as though it's going to uninstall the stock app, but when you attempt to uninstall it will tell you that it "can't be uninstalled". :(
  17. CRPercodani

    CRPercodani OFWGKTA

    You CAN uninstall a app/delete it through ADB if your rooted, but it isn't really safe. Renaming it is much safer because if you decide to use a official update you can semi brick your Droid and you better know how o use ADB through recovery if you wanna fix it. A lot of people found this out the hard way a few weeks ago. On the other hand if you NEVER plan to use a stock update/ROM then your fine.

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