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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by markntravis, Aug 24, 2010.

  1. markntravis

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    How do I get Live Wallpaper to work on my HTC Droid Eris w/2.1?
     

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    Root and download a non-sense rom like Kaos Froyo and your phone will be able to download some live wallpapers. I have a droid x now so there is no reason for me to worry about that.
     
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    I can find Live Wallpapers. The problem is getting them to play. Live Wallpaper is part of 2.1 no?
     
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    Generally yes, this is true. However, live wallpapers were omitted from the Droid Eris build of 2.1. I'm assuming because HTC or Verizon think the hardware can't handle them.
     
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    Pretty much this. The Eris is just too slow. Live wallpapers can even slow down the newer phones. But a small handful of Live wallpapers actually perform acceptably. Generally, the simpler, the better.

    I don't recommend them if you want a fast Eris though. They don't run in the background, but it does make your home screen much choppier.
     
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