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By ACHILLES R32, Senior Member on 1st June 2014, 03:37 AM
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I'm currently using the Google Now launcher on my Nexus 7 , all my non system default wallpapers have a black bar when in landscape mode. I first thought that the issue was because the wallpapers were lower than 1920*1200, unfortunately that's not the case the new LG G3 wallpapers have a 2880*2560 , but I'm still getting a black bar in landscape mode. Is the launcher not optimized for the Nexus 7?

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Originally Posted by ACHILLES R32

I'm currently using the Google Now launcher on my Nexus 7 , all my non system default wallpapers have a black bar when in landscape mode. I first thought that the issue was because the wallpapers were lower than 1920*1200, unfortunately that's not the case the new LG G3 wallpapers have a 2880*2560 , but I'm still getting a black bar in landscape mode. Is the launcher not optimized for the Nexus 7?

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Same thing happens on my N7 (2013) and N10 (and would probably happen on my N5 if I enabled auto-rotate on the homescreen). I think because it was originally only available on the N5, it's only really optimized to handle one orientation on the homescreen, since the N5 is a phone and isn't allowed (by default anyways) to auto-rotate the launcher. I just set the wallpaper in orientation I primarily use for each device (Portrait for my N5 & N7 (2013), and Landscape for my N10).

Bottom line, the GNL still appears to be buggy when it comes to this. Although I can live with it, I still would love for them to fix this issue to center the wallpaper on both orientations.
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