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By Weapondrift, Senior Member on 8th July 2014, 12:31 AM
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my phone obviously runs kitkat so why the ef is this app not available for me in the play store?!
 
 
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my phone obviously runs kitkat so why the ef is this app not available for me in the play store?!

If I recall correctly, Moto disabled/blocked it because they claimed it interfered with the built-in Motorola Touchless Controls.
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If I recall correctly, Moto disabled/blocked it because they claimed it interfered with the built-in Motorola Touchless Controls.

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The first answer is correct, and also, the launcher is only OFFICIALLY compatible with Nexus and GPE devices. Here's the apk if you still want it or if you haven't gotten it yet.
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If I recall correctly, Moto disabled/blocked it because they claimed it interfered with the built-in Motorola Touchless Controls.

I am using it and it does not affect touchless controls at all. I

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I didn't say that it does interfere, just that it was the explanation moto gave when they blocked it for the X. It USED to be installed by default, IIRC.
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I didn't say that it does interfere, just that it was the explanation moto gave when they blocked it for the X. It USED to be installed by default, IIRC.

I know you didn't. I was just saying for anyone else that GNL doesn't interfere with touchless controls. In case someone else was thinking about installing it.

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I didn't say that it does interfere, just that it was the explanation moto gave when they blocked it for the X. It USED to be installed by default, IIRC.

Motorola didn't block it, Google did. It is only available for Nexus devices, and it has never been the default on the Motorola X, or any other device that wasn't from the Play Store.
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