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Who prefers a 3rd party launcher over TouchWiz what features do you miss out on?

I'm thinking I want to do Nova but I like some of the upgrades on this new touch wiz.
I'm a traditional Nova man though.

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Who prefers a 3rd party launcher over TouchWiz what features do you miss out on?

I'm thinking I want to do Nova but I like some of the upgrades on this new touch wiz.
I'm a traditional Nova man though.

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What features are you specifically worried about losing? The only thing I have noticed that didn't work with Nova Launcher is the "OK Google" voice command from the home screen...but then again, you might use something I don't...
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I'm using Nova and haven't noticed any TW features that are missing. Maybe that's just because I never used those said features, I don't know.
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Ive used almost all the 3rd party launchers, including aviate beta. I enjoy Nova the best, and Apex second. Nova feels slightly more customizble than Apex and I am addicted to the gestures.

You shouldnt lose any of the TW features because its still the OS.. Nova is simply just a launcher. You can still access the primary phone settings with nova active.

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What features are you specifically worried about losing? The only thing I have noticed that didn't work with Nova Launcher is the "OK Google" voice command from the home screen...but then again, you might use something I don't...
What about toolbox and the pop up text messages?

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I'm using Nova and haven't noticed any TW features that are missing. Maybe that's just because I never used those said features, I don't know.
I could always try and and see how I like it or go back if I want huh

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Ive used almost all the 3rd party launchers, including aviate beta. I enjoy Nova the best, and Apex second. Nova feels slightly more customizble than Apex and I am addicted to the gestures.

You shouldnt lose any of the TW features because its still the OS.. Nova is simply just a launcher. You can still access the primary phone settings with nova active.

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Thanks for the advice

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What about toolbox and the pop up text messages?

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Both work perfectly. I'm using Nova Launcher Prime.
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I could always try and and see how I like it or go back if I want huh

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Yup, exactly. All you do is change the default launcher in the "Default Applications" settings and everything is back to normal.

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