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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Daino92, Sep 20, 2010.

  1. Daino92

    Daino92 Well-Known Member
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    Hi guys, i've been trying to find the fancy widget for my D2 forever now and i can't find it anywhere. i saw one post where someone had a screenshot of there D2 with it. the widget with the date and time big at the top. it has it on the htc evo home screen and i would very much like to have it on my phone.
     

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  2. BabyRN

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    Did you look at the app "beautiful widget"? I believe that is the one you are talking about. :)
     
  3. Super_Six_Two

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    HTC had it pulled off the market from what I have heard. I think it is still possible to get the apk online but I would ask someone who has actually done it.

    Beautiful Widgets is a nice alternative. It's what I use.
     
  4. cableguynoe

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    I found it online, but it was very buggy. I went back to Beautiful Widgets.
    Not as pretty, but more stable.

    It's out there if you really want it. I cant remember where i found it.

    Search is your friend....
     
  5. Redflea

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    Beautiful Widgets has many skins available for the clock/weather widget that they provide, which allows you to customize the look in many ways. In settings...
     
  6. kidon

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    I believe if you flash the epic rom, the widget is included.
     
  7. Redflea

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    If it is there, you may be able to just extract the apk from the zip, put it on your SD card, and install it. That's assuming it's a stand-alone APK, no other resources required.
     
  8. cableguynoe

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    Didn't think I still had it on my SD card.

    Try this link out that I set up. Let me know if it doesn't work.

    Flipdrive - My Drive
     
  9. doomedromance

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    I was using fancy widget for a little while. It was draining my battery. Not a lot, but the tiny bit is way more than beautiful widgets does. Since I have BW I just uninstalled fancy widget.

    I might still have it, and when I have time later I'll see and try and upload it for you.
     
  10. Daino92

    Daino92 Well-Known Member
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    Thanks guys, i got beautifull widget set up and like it alot more than the fancy one. but i really aperciate all of the replies. thanks to everyone that did answer.
     

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