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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by tauran121, May 17, 2011.

  1. tauran121

    tauran121 Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    Got my sgs2 today, having a play tonight.
    i want to fill up my screens with cool widgets.

    what have you got?

    cheers
     



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  2. tauran121

    tauran121 Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    looking specifically for battery widget, calendar widget.

    and any other cool stuff.
     
  3. Red5hark

    Red5hark Lurker

    There is already a lot of Calender widgets built into the phone, they are more than adequate for the job, imho.

    A good Battery monitor widget I use is 'Battery Watcher' from the app market, its also free.

    Red
     
  4. xmjox

    xmjox Well-Known Member

    Talking of widgets, I'm new both to the Samsung Galaxy and Android and was wondering if there was a specific 'widget only' app store, or a way I can search JUST for widgets?

    I went to Android market last night and searched for 'news widgets' but all that came back were apps. A BBC News one said it was a widget, but when I downloaded and clicked on it, it was just an app!

    Also, how do you get widgets back that you've got rid of?
     
  5. tauran121

    tauran121 Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    i need a calendar widget, i can only get a shortcut to the calendar at the moment, i need a widget that will display my upcoming meetings/events immediately.


    getting widgets back are easy.

    just long press on a empty are of the screen, select widgets and choose from the list.
     
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  6. xmjox

    xmjox Well-Known Member

    Excellent!! That has made me very happy :)
     
  7. tauran121

    tauran121 Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    smooth calendar is good for anyone looking for a calendar widget.
     
  8. NZtechfreak

    NZtechfreak Android Expert

    For battery widget I like Battstatt (I have the pro version).

    For calender widget I really like the one in LauncherPro Plus, the "Pure Widget" series is also good if you don't want to use a different launcher.
     
  9. trick202

    trick202 Android Expert

    I was looking for a full screen facebook widget for my son the other day and had the exact same issue.

    Searching is terrible on the app market - so much easier on the Apple app store (although finding widgets on there is just as difficult ;)).

    The lunatics are running the asylum a bit on the android store.
     
  10. Pogue Mahone

    Pogue Mahone Lurker

    Can anyone tell me how to modify the refresh settings of a widget?
     
  11. daz_2000

    daz_2000 Android Enthusiast

    Jorte is good calendar widget
     
  12. KING LUFF

    KING LUFF Well-Known Member

    Check our Gauge Battery Widget in the market. It's awesome, free and has good customization
     
  13. zolom

    zolom Lurker

    Please try and see if the Current Widget (market) is working

    Thanks
     

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The Samsung Galaxy S2 release date was April 2011. Features and Specs include a 4.3" inch screen, 8MP camera, 1GB RAM, Exynos 4210 Dual processor, and 1650mAh battery.

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