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By third son, Senior Member on 17th February 2014, 03:33 PM
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Is there a basic launcher that allows trasparency on non-rooted Nexus 5? I used Holo Beta from the playstore before but it does not seem to work on Kit Kat. 4.4.2

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17th February 2014, 06:00 PM |#2  
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Is there a basic launcher that allows trasparency on non-rooted Nexus 5? I used Holo Beta from the playstore before but it does not seem to work on Kit Kat. 4.4.2

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I think you need more details than this? If you're non-rooted, does that mean you are on stock ROM as well?

If you're on stock, the base standard out-of-the-box launcher supports transparent navigation bar and status bar? You can't get much more basic than out-of-the-box!

If you don't mean navigation bar and status bar, which transparency are you referring to?

Or do you mean "basic" as in lighter and simpler than the stock launcher?
17th February 2014, 06:08 PM |#3  
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All of the major launchers have transparent top and bottoms. If not download nova beta, apex, etc. They should be up to date by now. My personal favorite is nova but it is your choice.

Hope this helps, please clarify if this is not what you were asking.
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Yeah I kind of posted without checking what I wrote... Duh.... I meant transparent themes.... I was on carbon 4.2.2 on my galaxy s2. I may end up just rooting to get more goodies... I am loving stock right now. Got 4.5hours sot yesterday!

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Thanks for the replies guys.... I appreciate it!

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Yeah I kind of posted without checking what I wrote... Duh.... I meant transparent themes.... I was on carbon 4.2.2 on my galaxy s2. I may end up just rooting to get more goodies... I am loving stock right now. Got 4.5hours sot yesterday!

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What is a transparent theme?

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What is a transparent theme?

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https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...hologlass.beta
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Doesn't matter now that I have rooted... Here we go again!

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