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Guys i tried Google Experience Launcher on Kindle Fire HDX 7 (Cpasjuste's rom installed - http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2607185 - )

Works smooth, widgets and wallpaper works.

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http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2529594

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I was hoping it'd remove FireOS's stupid buttons and give the stock android buttons, back, home and app switcher.
 
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Guys i tried Google Experience Launcher on Kindle Fire HDX 7 (Cpasjuste's rom installed - http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2607185 - )

Works smooth, widgets and wallpaper works.

I just wanted to share

Here is the link

Thanks to the Bexton

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2529594

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Yes I also tried this, I did it from a diffent link but the launcher actually runs off the Google search app so it should be the same experience and its great, only thing I don't like is the fact that when I hold down apps to move them on the home screen when in landscape the tablet flips orientation and it is annoying. Everything works in portrait though.
 
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Yes I also tried this, I did it from a diffent link but the launcher actually runs off the Google search app so it should be the same experience and its great, only thing I don't like is the fact that when I hold down apps to move them on the home screen when in landscape the tablet flips orientation and it is annoying. Everything works in portrait though.
I have a solution for that ,

When you open app in landscape mode , touch the navigation buttons button then pull down the notification bar and lock the auto rotation, it should be stop rotating.
 
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I was hoping it'd remove FireOS's stupid buttons and give the stock android buttons, back, home and app switcher.
I cant say anything about stock android buttons but try Switchr app for app swithcing.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...d.adib.switchr

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I cant say anything about stock android buttons but try Switchr app for app swithcing.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...d.adib.switchr

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Thanks, I've already paid for that app and while nice, I still prefer the stock app switcher button. The aosp rom would've been best, I'd even take CM if we ever get either of those working well.
 
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New to all of this custom rom and rooting stuff so please excuse me if some of my questions aren't good.

Do I need to root and use a rom slot to run this or can I just use it as a launcher and still get widgets/wallpapers to work?
 
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New to all of this custom rom and rooting stuff so please excuse me if some of my questions aren't good.

Do I need to root and use a rom slot to run this or can I just use it as a launcher and still get widgets/wallpapers to work?
Yes you have to have root permissions ,rom slot -custom rom installed- , otherwise dont use any other mods you have possibility of bricking your device.

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Nope, those buttons are part of the OS, not the launcher.

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Yonly thing I don't like is the fact that when I hold down apps to move them on the home screen when in landscape the tablet flips orientation and it is annoying. Everything works in portrait though.
This is because HDX has a "reverse orientation" compared to most tablets. So what happened is the app rotate to what was "normal" landscape, then autorotate 180 to proper landscape.

There's a patched launcher that implements the reverse orientation that's a part of the HDX Gapps V2 (forgot which topic) but I have a feeling that this may need to be an Xposed module that "patch" the launcher itself.

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