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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by daz_2000, Jun 8, 2011.

  1. daz_2000

    daz_2000 Android Enthusiast
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    Can someone briefly tell me what they use launcher pro for and why its better than touchwiz.

    I can see a few benefits. Like viewing the apps better. Adding shortcuts at bottom scrollbar.
     

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    when i had an Evo, i used it because i had what's called a Senseless ROM installed which didn't have HTC's Sense UI overlay (similar to TouchWiz).
    i liked the Senseless ROMs previously because i just didn't like Sense. i actually love TouchWiz 4.0

    it's all personal preference in the end
     
  3. daz_2000

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    yeah, im struggling to find massive benefits for it, a lot of people seem to rave about it like its the best thing since slice bread!

    Not knocking it, just wanna make sure im missing out on something!
     
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    LauncherPro can do some things that Touchwiz cannot:
    1. Change ALL of the dockbar icons and their associated apps
    2. Change the dockbar background to any custom background
    3. Change the look and functionality of the app drawer (swype vertical, swype horizontal, etc.)
    4. Assign swype gesture actions to each dockbar icon
    5. Choose custom icon for each dockbar icon
    6. Hide individual icons in the app drawer
    7. Choose from several transitional effects and home screen looping
    8. Set the number of icon columns and rows in the home screen
    9. Have up to three docks that can be scrolled
    10. Change home button action
    11. Show/hide screen indicator
    12. Hide icon labels
    13. Enable/disable wallpaper scrolling
    14. Change highlight color

    I could go on but you get the idea :)
     
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    all laucher pro does is make phone layout more customisable adding animations to make the phone more attractive

    having used multiple launchers they all make the phone layout prettier but the dont have the same functionality as touchwiz 4.0
     
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    you can do this with TouchWiz. it's in the drop down notification area for quick access :)
     
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    Noted, thanks.
     
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    May have already been said BUT the app drawer is bliss.

    It's a 3D "up-and-down" app drawer but it just runs SOOO fluidly (on my HTC Desire) and it's just looks so nice...Haven't got LauncherPro yet (seeing as I currently really like TouchWiz) but LauncherPro's app srawer must look so good on the 4.3" goodness!
     
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    Damn right it does. I bought the launcher pro plus version like a year ago and i use it on every android i get. I haaate stock touchwiz n sense. Plus getting launcher pro n freezing all sammy touchwiz nonsense gives u more battery life. Im sure of that :D.
     
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    Can you change the look of the buttons at the bottom of the screen on the home screen on launcher pro, I don't like the look of them as they look very basic.
     
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    The dock icons, yes, you just need an icon pack.
     
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    I downloaded an icon pack but can't change the dock icons. Only the plain launcher ones are available. The other icons have changed!
     

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