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Support Widgets not initializing

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by flyred77, Dec 29, 2011.

  1. flyred77

    flyred77 Member
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    Hi all,

    I too received my Sam7+ for Xmas and I am in love with it. It is replacing an Entourage Edge. I'm happy. I do have some problems with widgets as they do not load upon re-start and well, that just sucks. It could be because I immediately changed launchers, to ADW, because I am a bells and whistles kind of gal. Does anyone else have any problems with this?

    FlyRed in MO
     

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  2. vobguy

    vobguy Well-Known Member
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    I haven't had any problem with the widgets though I'm using the base touchwiz
     
  3. flyred77

    flyred77 Member
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    Yep, I went back to TouchWiz (Boring) and yes it seems to fix the problem. So I have some tough decisions to make!

    Thanks for your reply.
     
  4. varkie

    varkie Well-Known Member
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    I believe the problem is that the custom launchers store their widgets on the sdcard. Any widget stored on an sdcard will not reload after a reboot. I'm not sure of a workaround as I use and am happy with the stock launcher.
     
  5. lowlyworm

    lowlyworm Well-Known Member
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    My understanding is that if applications are installed on the sdcard, then their widgets will not work. Perhaps moving some stuff around in the file system would fix things.
     

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