1. Check out our companion app, Forums for Android! Download from Google Play

Support New Icon over Application Icon

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by brucearonson, Nov 12, 2010.

  1. brucearonson

    brucearonson New Member
    Thread Starter
    5

    Nov 11, 2010
    1
    0
    5
    I want to remove the existing calendar application icon and replace it with a date/time widget over it. The widget now when pressed does nothing but only shows current date and day of week. Can this be done?

    I have tried other programs but they only seem to allow me change the name of the icon. I tried using any cut and also Launcher.
    EVO
     

    Advertisement

  2. JunBringer

    JunBringer Well-Known Member
    163

    Tajm is a nice date/time widget, but I don't know how to make it go to the calendar when you touch it.
     
    brucearonson likes this.
  3. Mr. Ed

    Mr. Ed Well-Known Member
    313

    Jun 27, 2010
    6,675
    1,464
    313
    Phones
    Over Yonder
    hrm...i know I have seen something in the market that does this but don't know if I can find it again...you would instead be looking for a date/time app that displays the date and time and has a customizable press function (takes you to calendar)

    I don't think you will be able to do this simply by changing the icon on the current widget
     
    brucearonson likes this.
  4. mecampo

    mecampo Well-Known Member
    38

    Jun 10, 2010
    213
    22
    38
    IT Programmer Analyst
    Cypress, TX

    I use ExtDate Widget before and set action to calendar. You can try Fancy Widget also if you want to add weather and time and have them go to weather and clock respectively when pressed.

    Goodluck
     
  5. Minnis

    Minnis Active Member
    16

    Aug 10, 2010
    29
    4
    16
    Download "Make Your Clock Widget Beta". You can design your own clock widget (just date and time, if you want) and set it to open any application.
     
  6. Drew5150

    Drew5150 Well-Known Member
    93

    Jun 7, 2010
    900
    234
    93
    SF
    gtab simi clock can be linked to many apps. you can also set ech side of the widget to do different things.
     
  7. Mr. Ed

    Mr. Ed Well-Known Member
    313

    Jun 27, 2010
    6,675
    1,464
    313
    Phones
    Over Yonder
    Widgets are pretty much limited to what the developers designed them to do. Finding one that has been developed with the ability to go where you want it to will be a trial and error process.

    Icons are simple...many apps like the ones you mentioned exist.

    For the heck of it check out folder organizer. The possibilities with that app are endless.

    Other than that continue to check out date and time widgets/clocks. I know I have seen more than one that have a customizeable shortcut action
     
Tags:

Share This Page

Loading...