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Nova vs. Touchwiz?

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15th April 2014, 07:32 AM   |  #1  
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The phone comes with TW obviously but I just switched to Nova since it allows you to use a 5x4 icon configuration on all your home screens.


But apart from that, is Nova better or should I go back to TW?
15th April 2014, 01:05 PM   |  #2  
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Nova (Prime) is way better. Solo launcher is freakn sweet as well.
15th April 2014, 04:45 PM   |  #3  
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I agree. Nova Prime has been my overall favorite. There are a lot of options to tweak your home and drawer screens...and more. Here's a quick example:

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15th April 2014, 09:52 PM   |  #4  
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I agree. Nova Prime has been my overall favorite. There are a lot of options to tweak your home and drawer screens...and more. Here's a quick example:

Sent using my SGS5 w/Ttalk 2

Why choose Nova Prime over free Nova?
15th April 2014, 10:12 PM   |  #5  
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Ive always been an apex guy, dont ask we why specifically as it is very close to Nova, but I use Alex Pro personally and include Apex free in all my roms.
So check out apex as an option as well I would say

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16th April 2014, 12:48 AM   |  #6  
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I have always been a Nova Prime person, but since the S5, I made the switch to touchwiz because I wanted to keep the Google Now always listening. So far, I am pretty happy...it offers folders and such that the Google Now Launcher does not yet offer.
16th April 2014, 02:09 AM   |  #7  
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Wink Nova Prime
Nova Prime user for last year or so.. Used TW for few days to try it out but couldn't wait to get back to Nova just for all the customization options I use 7x5 home screen and app drawer grids, 6 icons on dock instead of 4, custom gestures, and it's nice to be able to backup and restore home screen setup after flashing new ROMS..

My personal opinion yours will vary..
Nova Prime>Apex>Google Now Launcher>Sense>TouchWiz
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16th April 2014, 05:04 PM   |  #8  
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Prime offers more useful options to the mix...not things that are useless like some apps when you buy the "paid" version.

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Prime offers more useful options to the mix...not things that are useless like some apps when you buy the "paid" version.

Sent using my SGS5 w/Ttalk 2

Another random question, but how do I put a shortcut to the settings menu? For example, I want to check the "battery page" of the settings menu (but make that into a shortcut and place it on the homescreen). You could do that on the S3 with Nova but "settings" is now NOT part of the shortcuts menu when you long-press.

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